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That was yesterday

More than 10 years since their debut, Colepitz have long since had their day in the sun. But sometimes it really is about the music.  
 Colepitz return to forever with No Tomorrow Tonight
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  June 04, 2010

What to do?

An embarrassment of riches
Off the Couch

Head with wings

Mark Sandman died with his boots on. Or at least the rock-and-roll equivalent of the Old West gunfighter’s epitaph.
Remembering Morphine’s Mark Sandman
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  July 03, 2009

Mixed grill

Dave Bryant stood among the folding chairs in the audience before Scarecrow Mobius's gig at Outpost 186 a week ago Monday night, looked at his two-deck keyboard rig, and mused, "Not pretty, but I guess it will do. I had more room at rehearsal."
Scarecrow Mobius, Monique, and Morley
By JON GARELICK  |  December 01, 2008

2008 Rock N' Roll Rumble

No villain would’ve scripted a well-deserved victory for honky-tonky good ol’ boys Girls Guns & Glory.

Girls, Guns, Glory and Gall at Harpers Ferry, April 25, 2008

By BARRY THOMPSON  |  May 01, 2008

A cop with an assitude

Mr. McGee comes by his name honestly. He is, quite simply, an ass.
Watertown’s Clambake Animation pushes TV’s boundaries with a homicidal heinie
By MIKE MILIARD  |  April 09, 2008


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

Boston music news: September 28, 2007

HI-N-DRY studio was an invention of the late Mark Sandman — in essence a practice area set up to record 24/7.
Notes on the new Hi-N-Dry studio at the Somerville Arts Center
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  September 25, 2007

Magic numbers

“I like that Stone Roses song,” one of them noted. “You know the one I mean — ‘I Wanna Be a Door.’ ”
The mysterious allure of 27
By BRETT MILANO  |  August 14, 2007

Bill Morrissey

This disc marks the renaissance of New England musical poet Morrissey.
Come Running | Rounder
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  July 24, 2007

Sound samples

Spinning the local music CD lazy susan has turned up some pretty cool surprises.
Baylies Band, Lucky 57, Fred Kendall Abong, and more
By BOB GULLA  |  March 27, 2007

Boston music news: March 30, 2007

Drummer Billy Beard saw a young band called the Everyday Visuals at the Lizard Lounge last year and was knocked out.
Notes on the Everyday Visuals and Brett Rosenberg
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  March 27, 2007

The 40 greatest concerts in Boston history: 37

Morphine | Plough and Stars | March 11, 1991
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 26, 2006

Life is a cabaret

The Dresden Dolls have been crazy busy since the release, earlier this year, of Yes, Virginia (Roadrunner), and their autumn itinerary ensures they’ll be applying the pancake make-up well into winter.
The Dolls, the Rudds, d’Elf, and more shake it up this fall
By JONATHAN PERRY  |  September 13, 2006