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Stocking stuffers

So, this does, indeed, come a week after the whole "gifts" issue, but this is traditionally the week for local music suggestions.
A grab-bag of local music for every taste
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 17, 2010

The Big Hurt: Hootie goes country, Roses stay in denial, Spector gets 'demonic'

I’m still not used to the idea that Darius Rucker (“Hootie” to you and me) is a chart-topping country superstar now.
Music news in brief
By DAVID THORPE  |  March 31, 2009


What’s with all the steakhouses opening up in downtown Providence?
A unisex steakhouse
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 07, 2007

Chairmen of the boards

Not unlike Swedish, Tagalog, and Esperanto, music is a language, with its own conjugations and (lewdly) dangling participles.
Our critics pick the 14 producers with the fattest, meanest beats
By PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 18, 2007

Law and order in Nawt Prov

Nice work by the carabiniere in Nawt Prov, who broke the leg of a young woman who was taking part in a protest .
Woman’s leg used as a wishbone during IWW protest
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  August 15, 2007

A hero in Pawtucket

John Jr. is the paterfamilias.
French fete McBurney with Legion of Honor
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  May 30, 2007


New Orleans notes

This year as last, the refrain at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival was: “We’re back.”
A city holds fast to its soul
By JON GARELICK  |  May 08, 2007

Boston music news: March 23, 2007

Stepanian describes the band’s sound as “early Bruce Spingsteen meets Counting Crows and Ryan Adams."
Notes on Stepanian and Asa Brebner
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  March 20, 2007

Take it to the bank

There are some simple and harsh realities about being a local musician in Maine.
Bangor Savings supports local music. Do you?
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  February 28, 2007

Crossword: 'Gee, you're quiet'

Be prepared for the silent treatment
By MATT JONES  |  December 27, 2006

Counting Crows

For hardcore Counting Crows fans, the California roots-pop band’s live shows have often been more revelatory than their albums, affording frontman Adam Duritz the opportunity to stretch his time-tested Van Morrison impression out to inhumane lengths.
New Amsterdam: Live At Heineken Music Hall | Geffen  
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  July 24, 2006


Art and politics

The canny Texas-born songwriter T Bone Burnett hasn’t stepped into the footlights for — at least metaphorically — 14 years now.
T Bone Burnett stakes his claim
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  May 31, 2006
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Hi Octone

Like Paranoid Social Club’s debut before it, As Fast As’ first record for Octone Records will be pretty familiar for the band’s local fans
As Fast As’s label debut is something fierce
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  May 10, 2006