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Photos: Newport Folk Festival 2010, Part Two

Andrew Bird, the Swell Season, Richie Havens, What Cheer? Brigade and more, live from Newport, July 30 - August 1, 2010
Andrew Bird, the Swell Season, Richie Havens, What Cheer? Brigade and more, live from Newport, July 30 - August 1, 2010
By RICHARD MCCAFFREY  |  August 06, 2010

Lullabyes to paralyze

Allysen Callery & Friends visit AS220
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 21, 2010

Deer Tick

At SPACE Gallery, April 4
Music Seen
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  April 09, 2010
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Bio beware

Elvis Perkins has got a backstory on him.
Elvis Perkins clears up his cloudy ballads
By REYAN ALI  |  November 27, 2009

Work the weekend

Potent triple dip at the Common Pub
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  November 27, 2009
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Sugar-coated pop, anyone?

With lines such as "chock-full of sunny melodies and intimate, introspective lyrics with bright, polished production," I clearly didn't stumble onto the next Jesus Lizard here.
Jonas Dream's merry melodies
By CHRIS CONTI  |  May 01, 2009


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Rude awakening

Coma Coma singer/bassist Eric Sampson brushes off the notion that Rhode Island's music community currently lacks quality acts.
The rousing sounds of Coma Coma
By CHRIS CONTI  |  April 24, 2009
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Giant step

Indie-folk trio the Low Anthem — Jeff Prystowsky, Ben Knox Miller, and Jocie Adams — have signed with Nonesuch Records, which will re-release their highly-acclaimed disc, Oh My God, Charlie Darwin, on June 9.
The Low Anthem sign with Nonesuch Records
By CHRIS CONTI  |  April 17, 2009
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Elvis Perkins | Elvis Perkins in Dearland

Elvis Perkins is the third Elvis on my iPod, and he's also the least controversial of the lot: he doesn't shake his pelvis or appropriate the unsung musical styles of others, and he certainly hasn't engaged in an epithet-laced bar fight at a Holiday In
XL (2009)
By ZETH LUNDY  |  March 03, 2009
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Interview: The Low Anthem

The Low Anthem return home — for just a little while
Riding high
By CHRIS CONTI  |  February 03, 2009
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Hotter than ever

The Hot Club Waterfront Festival returns this weekend with a lineup as diverse as the melting pot of 21-plus partygoers who will fill South Water Street throughout the weekend.
A rich lineup at the Hot Club Waterfront Festival
By CHRIS CONTI  |  September 03, 2008


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Persistence of memory

Though you don’t need to know anything about Elvis Perkins’s colorful and, at times, deeply tragic family history to appreciate his debut album, significant details can’t help but call out to you.
Elvis Perkins finds the balance between elegy and celebration
By ANDREA FELDMAN  |  November 27, 2007
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Anat, Elvis, and Jenny

In the wake of a single solo album on her own label in 2005, Anat Cohen is suddenly everywhere.
Looking ahead to Newport Jazz and Folk, and to Jenny Scheinman
By JON GARELICK  |  July 30, 2007
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That kind of pretty

I hop a curb, and — in the middle of Comm Ave — introduce myself to Elvis Perkins before his show.
Elvis Perkins, Great Scott, February 27, 2007
By ELLEE DEAN  |  February 28, 2007
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Elvis Perkins

“I heard a sound when I was a child,” Elvis Perkins sings in “It’s Only Me,” a typically introspective folk-pop number from this debut album.
Ash Wednesday | XL
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  February 20, 2007