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Bands from the blogosphere

There were nearly 100 bands, artists, or acts nominated in the Boston edition of this year's Best Music Poll, and yet there was still a healthy debate over omissions.
BMP 2012
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  June 15, 2012

Review: Melt-Banana at Middle East Downstairs

For the unfamiliar, trying to figure out what's going on at a Melt-Banana live show is sort of like trying to transcribe the gibberish conversations of your characters in The Sims. It's really confusing and unproductive.
Melt-Banana, live at Middle East Downstairs, November 24, 2009
By CARRIE BATTAN  |  December 04, 2009

October already!

Only 11 weeks and counting of Christmas shopping remain, so head out to some budget-friendly shows in the meantime.
Folk + blues + noise + alt-pop + Mr. Young
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 02, 2009
Review: Record Hospital Fest at Holden Chapel

Review: Record Hospital Fest at Holden Chapel

Daniel Striped Tiger, photo by Christopher Huang. Dudes in sleeveless T-shirts who looked as if the...
By Matt Parish  |  April 14, 2009
Rare Frequencies: Get schooled

Rare Frequencies: Get schooled

Photo by Michael Krigsman; more photos here. ASTER AWEKE mixes traditional Ethiopian vocal techniqu...
By Susanna Bolle  |  March 30, 2009