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From the mouth of the poet

There's a debate raging in the Wax Tablet offices about which is more colorful: the sunshine-and-lollipops imagery of inaugural poet Richard Blanco's "One Today," or the sparkling new video for JAW GEMS' "Star Visor."
Wax Tablet

Gully + Foam Castles + Sunset Hearts at Empire Dine and Dance, January 8

Gully, Foam Castles, and Sunset Hearts at Empire was a veritable who's-who of the Portland indie rock scene.
Music seen
By AMANDA PLEAU  |  January 14, 2011

The two sides of Marie Moreshead

To this point, Marie Moreshead has made her bones as a sweet-voiced singer/songwriter with a lot of promise based on 2008's The Distraction EP and 2009's Birdwatchers EP.
Thought I knew you
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  January 07, 2011

Ahmad Hassan Muhammad + D.J. Moore at Frontier Cafe

One dreadlocked drummerand one Bowdoin jazz titanplay after Art Walk. Frontier Cafe | Brunswick | Ahmad Hassan Muhammad + D.J. Moore | 8 pm |...
By webteam  |  September 08, 2010

From solid to standout

Maybe the most surprising thing about Portland indie band Brenda’s set at the Wilco-curated Solid Sound Festival on the Mass MoCA campus in North Adams, Massachusetts, on Saturday was that people were actually there to see it. Lots of them.
Brenda’s big summer ends at Wilco’s festival
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  August 20, 2010

Solid Sound Festival, Aug 13-15, Mass MoCA

Even if you don't love Wilco (anymore), it's hard to imagine a festival being much more pleasant and casually engaging than their inaugural event in North Adams.
Music Seen
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  August 20, 2010


Sound of Silver

From Extendo-Ride to Cult Maze to their latest incarnation, Brenda, there has never been any doubt about the songwriting capabilities of Peet Chamberlain and Josh Loring.
Brenda's debut a raucous shade of pop
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  June 25, 2010

Beer, boys and parking-meter woes

As if you needed proof that Ron Harrity is one busy man (see: new releases from If and It, Honey Clouds, Marie Stella), two more albums finished off in his South Portland studio hit the streets this season in advance of your summer road trips.
New anti-anthems from Foam Castles and the Rattlesnakes
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  June 18, 2010

Random rules

25 more local musicians meet, greet, and rock at the second 48 Hour Music Festival
25 more local musicians meet, greet, and rock at the second 48 Hour Music Festival
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  March 05, 2010

Portland Music News: May 1, 2009

SEAN MORIN will perform his senior composition recital at UMaine Augusta's Jewett Hall on May 6.
By PORTLAND MUSIC STAFF  |  May 01, 2009

Push all the livid out

Just when you thought it was safe to slag all those pesky young people with a reputation for laziness, here comes Sean Morin.
Cambiata side project Daro go more alt-country than alt-rock
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  February 06, 2008

Portland scene report: February 8, 2008

Anybody catch their January 25 appearance at the Battle of the Bands?
Sibilance starts now