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Beats, rhymes, and Li(f)e

Cult-status indie wordsmith Sage Francis digs deep and blows the black mold off the diary on Li(f)e (Anti-), while enlisting an impressive roster of indie-rock songwriters.
Sage Francis balances despair and hope on new album
By CHRIS CONTI  |  May 07, 2010

Americana: land of progress

You can listen to 30 seconds of any Califone song and get a fair idea of what the band is all about.
Califone’s peerless take on the future of roots-rock
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  October 16, 2009

Califone at Space Gallery

After that, it’s one of my most anticipated shows of the year. The brilliant, post-modern Americana group CALIFONE come to SPACE Gallery to screen a...
By webteam  |  October 14, 2009

Stars aligned

The days are growing shorter, the magazines are (well, barely) getting larger and meatier, and the first batch of cider doughnuts is on the way real soon: all sure signs of autumn, as is the bountiful crop of prestigious concerts coming our way this se
Cult heroes and superstars dot the region's fall concert calendar
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  September 18, 2009

Califone: Roots and Crowns

Somebody get Tim Rutili a lozenge. "Spider's house," Califone  (video) "Spider's house," Califone  (mp3)
Thrill Jockey
By SIMON W. VOZICK-LEVINSON  |  October 30, 2006