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[bmp video] Peter Wolf + Duke Levine + Bodega Girls "Looking For A Love"

Well, here's Wednesday's grand BMP finale. As the Bruins rolled into the third period en route to a Game 7 Stanley Cup victory, the roof...
By Michael Marotta  |  June 17, 2011

String sections

All-gal bluegrass/folk outfit RAMBLIN' RED will release their debut disc next week at Mayo Street Arts on January 15.

Jonathan Edwards records first album in 16 years at the Studio

Why has Jonathan Edwards decided to record his first studio album in 16 years down on Casco Street at the Studio? Well, for one thing, he lives here, and it's close by. But, mostly, "it's been a really lucky find," says the folk legend, who was laying d
Sunshine on Casco
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 24, 2010

Mary Chapin Carpenter | The Age of Miracles

Mary Chapin Carpenter made her best albums when she was breaking from Nashville and testing what country radio would let her get away with.
Zoë/Rounder (2010)
By BRETT MILANO  |  June 18, 2010

Wrap it up

I'm way ahead on my shopping this season (it's easier because the family has finally come to its senses and agreed to a strict one-gift-per-person rule).
Local music for the hard-to-please
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 10, 2008

Spring cleaning

Some find it remarkable, but it is nevertheless true that far more local CDs are released than there are weeks in a year.
A grab bag of discs buried by winter snow
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  March 26, 2008


Duke Levine

It’s an essay in tension and restraint.
Beneath the Blues | Loud, Loud Music
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  February 05, 2008

I think I have the vapors

Listen and learn, people.
Dennis Brennan CD release bash, Lizard Lounge, May 19, 2007
By JON GARELICK  |  May 23, 2007

F****n’ great

Dennis Brennan isn’t much into blowing his own horn, and any questions about his local-legend status are likely to be met with an embarrassed shrug.
Dennis Brennan by his own cool self
By BRETT MILANO  |  May 08, 2007

From the top

The scene was not atypical for a Thursday night at the Lizard Lounge. Club d'Elf, "Intro/Bass Beatbox" (mp3)
Mike Rivard and Club d’Elf finally rehearse
By JON GARELICK  |  October 04, 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



Carol Noonan has a dream.
Carol Noonan builds a place to play
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  March 14, 2006

Got live if you want it

Mai Cramer was a beloved figure in local roots-music circles. For 24 years she hosted the popular show “Blues After Hours” on WBGH radio and was a tireless champion of the music.
This spring’s roots and concert rundown
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  March 08, 2006

Jennifer Kimball

The only real surprise about ex-Story singer Jennifer Kimball’s latest solo album is that it’s her first in nearly eight years.
OH HEAR US | Epoisse
By MAC RANDALL  |  January 23, 2006