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Packets of Sugar

It’s easy to paint Bebe Buell as some talentless pretty face who slept her way to whatever modicum of stardom she has right now.
Bebe Buell returns to town throwing ‘Air Kisses’
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 30, 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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Lowe life

Nick Lowe is a rare creature, a punk rock founding father who has endured and evolved gracefully.
 Nick Lowe on growing up and growing old in the music business
By MICHAEL ATCHISON  |  October 09, 2009
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Photos + Review: Pretenders, Cat Power at Pavilion

The Pretenders + Cat Power + Juliette Lewis | August 12, 2009 at Bank of America Pavilion
The Pretenders + Cat Power + Juliette Lewis | August 12, 2009 at Bank of America Pavilion
By MIKE MILIARD  |  August 14, 2009
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Branding Bangor

If a big-league indie pop festival falls in Bangor, will anyone hear it?
It's Maine's first large-scale indie music festival
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  August 14, 2009
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Pop shock

The UK version of American Idol is called Pop Idol — and that’s left Scottish singer-songwriter KT Tunstall with mixed feelings about the whole notion of having a pop hit.
KT Tunstall comes dressed for success
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  October 16, 2007


Holiday cheer

“It’s a Christmas/networking/holiday party,” explained Q Division co-owner Mike Denneen of the seventh annual bash held at Q’s Somerville studio a week ago Thursday night.
 Q Division’s Xmas spirit
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  December 18, 2006
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Long live rock

Pete Townshend — slightly hunched and dripping sweat, the words “teenage wasteland” projected on a screen behind him — hit the last guitar chord of the Who’s anthem of unrepentant youthful rebellion and pride, “Baba O’Riley,” and stepped to the microphon
The Who, TD Banknorth Garden, December 2, 2006  
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  December 04, 2006

The Stones

This article originally appeared in the August 26, 1994 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
An essay on the older
By CAMILLE PAGLIA  |  November 16, 2006
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The Pretenders

Flash back to 1980. The Pretenders at the Paradise. Their first Boston date. Slideshow: The Pretenders at Avalon, August 4, 2006
Then and now
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  August 08, 2006
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Primadonna

This article originally appeared in the July 29, 1986 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
Madonna alters female adolescence
By JOYCE MILLMAN  |  July 26, 2006


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Local heroes

The set time, 9 pm, wasn’t ideal, but everything else came together perfectly for Zox as they made their inaugural appearance at the music industry blitzkrieg known as South by Southwest.
Rhode Island bands make a good showing at SXSW
By BOB GULLA  |  March 21, 2006
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New York Doll

When Morrissey persuaded the New York Dolls to reunite, director Greg Whiteley found himself in a unique position to chronicle the event.
 
By MATT ASHARE  |  January 17, 2006