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Bells on parade

We last heard from ALL THE REAL GIRLS last summer, when they shot the EP Tinsel Town on location of the set of the film Lost On Purpose .
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  April 20, 2012
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Elijah Ocean’s new Tumble & Fall

You definitely can't accuse of Elijah Ocean of just doing the same old thing.
The man who fell
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 06, 2012

Loverless at Geno's, December 18

Loverless aren't technically on hiatus; they just aren't playing very much. Bassist Dan MacLeod confessed he got blood blisters from practice earlier that day.
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By AMANDA PLEAU  |  December 31, 2010

New EPs, Arborea kickstarts for an album, and Spose's song-a-week

The much-anticipated BALTIC SEA full-length has been put on hold until the new year by ERIK ROCK RECORDS , but not to worry: The band are releasing a short-run EP with two songs from the upcoming album, plus a couple of segues and a free download of
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  November 05, 2010
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Rear-view mirror

After a few days of Indian Summer to remind us of the summer we nearly didn't have, it's timely to shed some warm light on albums released recently that didn't get their proper due.
Albums you shouldn't let slip by
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  November 13, 2009

Samuel James at SPACE and the dilly on Dilly Dilly

• Keep next weekend open: throwback bluesman SAMUEL JAMES has a release party scheduled for his third full-length, For Rosa, Maeve and Noreen. Joining James on August 22 at SPACE will be the likes of SONTIAGO , LADY LAMB , MICAH BLUE SMALDONE , M
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By PORTLAND MUSIC PHOENIX STAFF  |  August 14, 2009


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Flying solo (and duo)

Think about everything you know about Elijah Ocean and Dave Gutter: Ocean's work fronting the heavy rock trio Loverless, say, or his lead-guitar turn in the radio-rock foursome All the Real Girls; Gutter's piercing vocals out front of Rustic Overtones,
Elijah Ocean and Dave Gutter get busy taking it slow
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  August 07, 2009

Elijah Ocean, Tony Smokes and the Ladykillers

Yes, we know that there are important albums being released by ELIJAH OCEAN and the new duo of DAVE GUTTER and EVAN CASAS in the very near future. Pfeifle can't review everything in the same week, for Christ's sake, so just lay off and wait till n
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  July 31, 2009

Elijah Ocean new release


Elijah Ocean, frontman of Loverless and member of quite a few other bands these days, managed to make some time to record a new album...
By webteam  |  July 29, 2009

Local Indie Unplugged


  And One Longfellow Square's "Local Indie Unplugged" looks to be a pretty solid evening of songwriters-in-the-round action. Five musicians - Elijah Ocean, Dominic Lavoie,...
By webteam  |  July 22, 2009

Tower of Song Festival, Eric Bettencourt, and the Outsiders

This is shaping up to be one of the best summers in a long time when it comes to outdoor and festival-type shows.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  July 17, 2009


Cambiata, Olivia Cornell and The Precious, Elijah Ocean and more

OLIVIA CORNELL & THE PRECIOUS have released their first CD, available now at Bull Moose and the like. Though they won't be playing out again until fall, have a listen to Filthy Things if you've got a jones on for some girl-rock mixed with some NYC
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  July 03, 2009

Cambiata, Olivia Cornell and The Precious, Elijah Ocean and more

OLIVIA CORNELL & THE PRECIOUS have released their first CD, available now at Bull Moose and the like. Though they won't be playing out again until fall, have a listen to Filthy Things if you've got a jones on for some girl-rock mixed with some NYC
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  July 03, 2009

Music seen: Adam Kurtz Band, Loverless

Billed as the debut of  Adam Kurtz's  new band, Saturday at the Empire Dine and Dance marked an important moment for the local songwriter.
Adam Kurtz Band + Loverless at Empire Dine and Dance, April 4
By BRYAN BRUCHMAN  |  April 10, 2009
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Girls gone wild

Maybe it was a good thing after all that Jeremiah Freed packed up and moved to Los Angeles. Sure, the band broke up, but in the process bassist Matt Cosby met Pete Donovan and managed to drag him back here to Maine.
Making Friends and cultivating Strangers
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 10, 2009

Portland Music News: March 20, 2009

We got a chance this weekend to finally see ALL THE REAL GIRLS in action and we were certainly impressed,
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By PORTLAND MUSIC STAFF  |  March 18, 2009


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Sun-ny day real estate

People, show these guys some love. Or join them in worship.
Loverless deliver an electrifying third album
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 17, 2008
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Everyone get BiMPy!

1) Who will win Best Act? 2) How will the Asylum suit the show, now that the Pavilion has shut its doors? 3) What will Shannon Moss do with her hair?
Intrigue abounds for the eighth annual Best Music Poll awards
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  May 09, 2007
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Do what they mean

When 2006 wraps up, it’ll be hard to think of another show as fun as the Big Easy’s stage for the Best Music Poll Festival back in May, with Cosades and Loverless opening for Rock Kills Kid.
Loverless are a lean Fighter machine
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  September 20, 2006

Portland scene report: September 1, 2006

Dominic and the Lucid have finished tracking on the follow up to 2004’s Vinyl Human .
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By SIBILANCE  |  August 30, 2006