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Seceding from the union

The esteemed folk-rock songwriter ERIC BETTENCOURT is leaving us for Austin, Texas, for the winter and spring, possibly longer.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  November 16, 2012
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Slipping beneath Whitcomb’s Amber Tide

Last weekend, visitors to Record Store Day at Bull Moose's Windham location found themselves face-to-face with enough amp firepower to rattle the fillings right out of their back molars, especially given the placement between two head-high shelves of DV
Nothing hurts like tenderness
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 27, 2012
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Old friends return

The sinewy post-punk group HUAK drop Yorba Linda , their first full-length, named for the birthplace of Richard Nixon.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 09, 2011
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So you thought you were special

Reading Hannah Holmes's work is enlightening and entertaining — even when it's at its most depressing.
Literati
By JEFF INGLIS  |  February 18, 2011
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Reveling in Spose's Medium for the masses

Spose will soon release a new album on a major label, Universal Republic. Happy Medium is not it. The answer to the question "Why?" is the subject of another story (conveniently found  here ).
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By SAM PFEIFLE  |  January 14, 2011
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The two sides of Marie Moreshead

To this point, Marie Moreshead has made her bones as a sweet-voiced singer/songwriter with a lot of promise based on 2008's The Distraction EP and 2009's Birdwatchers EP.
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By SAM PFEIFLE  |  January 07, 2011


Songwriters unite

Following up on his run as president of the MAINE SONGWRITERS ALLIANCE , BOB MCKILLOP has now founded a Portland chapter of the NASHVILLE SONGWRITERS ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONAL .
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 08, 2010

Martin England at Bull Moose


Tonight, pop singer/songwriter Martin England plays some shimmery, blues-tinged selections from his forthcoming CD, Razed and Reconstructed, at Bull Moose in Portsmouth (82 Congress St.,...
By webteam  |  September 21, 2010

Your phone needs this list

You need phone numbers. Your cell phone needs programming. Spend a few minutes now, and reap the rewards all year long.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  August 27, 2010

New albums from Aaron Marshall and Ray LaMontagne

Seacoaster AARON MARSHALL , who created some buzz this winter with his debut full-length, Now Maybe , has a new live album ready, which comes with three new tracks.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 16, 2010

Sidecar Radio at Bull Moose


WCYY's annual Summercamp concert series begins on a boat this year, with a tribute to Sublime, Bob Marley, the Police, and more performed by Sidecar...
By webteam  |  July 14, 2010


Don't miss: Record Store Day -- April 17, 2010


Will Dailey: Record Store Day 2010Sandwiched on the calender between MLK Day and Columbus Day, comes yet another holiday celebrating a gone-but-not-forgotten architect of our...
By Michael C. Walsh  |  April 16, 2010

Record Store Day!


Hey hey, it's Record Store Day, which means every Bull Moose store in the state is stocked with live concerts (from the likes of Grace...
By webteam  |  April 14, 2010

Zach Jones at Bull Moose


Officially hitting the streets the 16th, As Fast As's Zach Jones heads to Portland's Bull Moose location (151 Middle St.) to promote his full-length debut...
By webteam  |  March 10, 2010

So you think you can dance?

One of the few things that heats up a winter's night more than a dance party? A dance competition . Yes, you heard right.
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By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  December 04, 2009

Mike Doughty in-store appearance at Bull Moose


Tonight’s One Longfellow Square gig with the Soul Coughing frontman Mike Doughty is sold out, but Doughty offers fans and shoppers a free, 2 pm...
By webteam  |  November 11, 2009


Rustic Overtones at Bull Moose


RUSTIC OVERTONES begin a tour of five area Bull Moose stores today, to mark the release of their latest album, New Way Out.
By webteam  |  November 05, 2009
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Life in Ruin

Recently, Bull Moose wondered "aloud" (via Facebook) about the future of metal.
The crushing metal of Human Moral Deception
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  October 23, 2009

As Fast As


Confirming his status as the busiest dude in town (see Tuesday), Spencer Albee and As Fast As reunite for a special show at the Asylum...
By webteam  |  July 15, 2009

The Bull Moose Top Tens for 2008


Bull Moose Music has released its 2008 top-ten lists of products sold. Of some interest are these facts: (UPDATED) --Metallica's Death Magnetic outsold anything else,--Ray...
By Jeff Inglis  |  January 07, 2009