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My Song Is Better Than Yours 2-25-10

My Song Is Better Than Yours 2-25-10


Brett Queener is blazing his way towards a My Song record, but will the seductive aroma of Dave Littlefield's sausage stop him in his tracks?...
By MorningIntern  |  February 25, 2010
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Punk wreck

Guitar punk rock has a long and, frankly, dull history.
Get Laid have nothing else to do but rule
By MATT PARISH  |  January 08, 2010
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Dirty old men

"We were kind of just . . . normal guys who liked to . . . enjoy stuff."
The Jesus Lizard return to rewreck rock
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  November 13, 2009
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Splendid sludgefest

Six Star General soars on Spaceship to Planet Cookie
Six Star General soars on Spaceship to Planet Cookie
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 23, 2008
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A different Empire

I grew up in central New York, and I can confirm that anyone who grows up in upstate who wants to do something interesting or awesome usually winds up doing it somewhere else
The many sounds of upstate
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  December 02, 2008
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Springtime for Darwin

There are two stories, and two stories only.
The wars of evolution are louder than ever. What Ben Stein, Bad Religion, and a physics professor from Quincy can tell you about where you came from.
By JAMES PARKER  |  May 07, 2008


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Hot for teacher

Jack Black may have popularized the notion of a fantasy school of rock, but for 3200 students at 40 schools around the country, the School of Rock is very real.
Butthole Surfer Gibby Haynes joins the School of Rock
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  February 12, 2008
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Bring on the blues

There’s lots of music in store just around the proverbial corner for local music aficionados.
New discs on tap by Roomful, Al Basile, and Ronnie Earl
By BOB GULLA  |  December 04, 2007
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Fallout joys

In his newly published The Sound of Our Town: A History of Boston Rock & Roll , Phoenix contributor Brett Milano explores the evolution of the local music scene.
When the Nirvana explosion rocked Boston
By BRETT MILANO  |  September 18, 2007
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Post-punk pantheon

They were, by definition, misfits.
Daydream Nation  tops our list of 10 landmark albums that made indie rock
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  July 16, 2007
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Don’t fret

I have to admit to the smallest twinge of disappointment when I strapped on the new red SG and fired up Guitar Hero 2 for the first time.
No sophomore slump for Guitar Hero
By MITCH KRPATA  |  November 08, 2006


Lotta-palooza

This article originally appeared in the August 14, 1992 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
This year’s model offers much more than music
By ROBERT MOSES  |  October 25, 2006
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Proud to be loud

So what would prompt a person to fly to Chicago for a long weekend only to stand around at a music festival whose headliners were on the level of the unpronounceable !!!, the Steve Albini/Bob Weston noise machine Shellac, and Arizona Giant Sand mates Cal
Inside Touch and Go’s indie empire
By MATT ASHARE  |  September 20, 2006
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Sing for you

Let’s Go Anyway is an album awash in warm embracing guitars, mid-afternoon sleepy vocals, and sentiments perfect for that nine o’clock dusk where everything is possible and nothing really matters.
Harpswell Sound’s warm embrace
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  May 31, 2006
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The Devil and Daniel Johnston

Daniel Johnston would seem to confirm Faust’s lesson that genius arises through demonic bargains.
Questionable methods, questionable subject
By MATTIAS FREY  |  April 05, 2006