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Get ready to ramble: 21 shows you need to see before September

Every summer, in addition to swarms of mosquitoes and fanny-packed tourists, New England hosts a massive invasion of live music.  
One solid summer
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  June 10, 2011
Podcast: My Song Is Better Than Yours 2-10-11

Podcast: My Song Is Better Than Yours 2-10-11


70s Hard Rock takes on Indie Psychedelia. Thin Lizzy's "The Rocker" squares off against "Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots Pt. 1" by The Flaming Lips.DOWNLOAD:...
By MorningIntern  |  February 10, 2011
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Photos: The Flaming Lips live at Mountain Park

Flaming Lips live at Mountain Park in Holyoke, MA, on July 24, 2010
Flaming Lips live at Mountain Park in Holyoke, MA, on July 24, 2010
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  July 30, 2010

VIDEO: Notes from Nateva


Portland's own Rustic Overtones and Isobell (video by RogerThat! Productions)First thing I noticed about the Nateva Festival in Maine this past weekend, before any of...
By P. Nick Curran  |  July 09, 2010

Musical fireworks: Lingo + the Philharmonic + the Lips

A trio of nice Downcity shows to ease into a big weekend on FRIDAY (the 2nd), starting with a pair of former Rock Hunt winners.
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 02, 2010

Nateva Music & Camping Festival at the Oxford Fairgrounds


Lest we forget, Friday is also the first full day of the Nateva Music & Camping Festival, Maine’s most ambitious foray yet into siphoning off...
By webteam  |  June 30, 2010


The Flaming Lips + Matt & Kim at Lupo's

The Flaming Lips + Matt & Kim at Lupo's


Sometimes the Flaming Lips wax concise, sometimes they let it all hang out. On last year's Embryonic (Warner Bros.), Wayne Coyne and the boys got...
By webteam  |  June 29, 2010
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Video: The 12 acts you should've seen at Bonnaroo 2010

When I told my bosses here at the Phoenix  that I was going to need some time off to attend Bonnaroo for my third year in a row, I expected to hear something along the lines of, "Have fun, don't die, and we'll see you when you get back."
From the xx to Jay-Z
By MICHAEL C. WALSH  |  June 25, 2010
The Breakfast Show Recap 6-2-10 Tommy Mac

The Breakfast Show Recap 6-2-10 Tommy Mac


...It was a very interesting morning at WFNX What's on the Internet In "Whats on the Internet" Keith and Fletcher talked about the Western Baptist...
By MorningIntern  |  June 02, 2010
The Absolt Top 101 WFNX Artists of All Time #65 - The Flaming Lips

The Absolt Top 101 WFNX Artists of All Time #65 - The Flaming Lips


  You can vote for your favorite artists & check out the countdown so far right here!   Today one of the most avante garde...
By MorningIntern  |  June 02, 2010
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Welcome to Chateau Rex

75orLess Records strikes again with another stoner-rock scorcher in Chateau Rex , courtesy of Coma Coma.
A new day rising for Coma Coma
By CHRIS CONTI  |  May 28, 2010


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Fresh heirs

A tip for bands out there trying to impress people with blogs: when choosing the decade you’d like to be mistaken for hailing from, choose wisely.
Dr. Dog have no Shame in their game
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  May 07, 2010

Spose: It's all a joke

It’s every band’s dream, really: DEAD SEASON have secured a JAGERMEISTER sponsorship.
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  April 09, 2010
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Spose, radio star

Who knew? The era of the radio hit isn't completely over. Maybe five times recently, someone's asked, "Dude, have you heard that Spose song?"
Apparently, smoking it all can be beneficial
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  February 05, 2010
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5 for '10

I love baby bands, and I hope the ones I mention here don't mind my calling them that.
New locals to love right away
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  January 22, 2010
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2009: The year in local pop

When I think back on 2009, I feel the same pleasant discomfort you get at the end of a John Hughes movie, when suddenly all the jocks and dorks and punks are good friends. This year, hardcore denizens of time-worn niches came out of hiding and acted al
The '09 mixtape
By MATT PARISH  |  December 25, 2009


Click Tracks: Jersey Shore pulls punches, Wayne Coyne makes babies, and R. Kelly sweats his tell-all

Click Tracks: Jersey Shore pulls punches, Wayne Coyne makes babies, and R. Kelly sweats his tell-all


Only two episodes deep (balls deep!) into their new "reality" show Jersey Shore, MTV is already seeing some major fallout. According to a recent article...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  December 19, 2009
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Pouring it on

Like most of us around here, 75orLess Records founder and Six Star General frontman Mark "Slick" MacDougall would like to put 2009 to bed.
Six Star General’s raucous Take Your Teeth Out
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 18, 2009
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The Flaming Lips | Embryonic

If new albums by Super Furry Animals, 50 Foot Wave, and the Flaming Lips are any indication, 2009 is smack in the middle of a new psychedelic age.
Warner Bros. (2009)
By ZETH LUNDY  |  October 09, 2009
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Off the record?

Pity the album. After a half-century of embarrassingly public body issues, our essential rock unit has not entered the new millennium looking very healthy. EPs are way more in vogue, MP3s have intangibility on their side, and 12-inches just sound imp
Ten albums to get . . . while we still have albums
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  September 18, 2009

United we stand

With the local AFL-CIO elections coming up, Phillipe and Jorge would like to make a rare union endorsement by saying that nothing would please us more than to have George Nee, current secretary-treasurer of the organization, win his bid to take over depa
A 'vote' for George Nee. Plus, euphemisms, bad sports, and the bucket
By PHILLIPE & JORGE  |  August 28, 2009


The Flaming Lips + Explosions In the Sky + Stardeath + White Dwarfs at Bank of America Pavilion

The Flaming Lips + Explosions In the Sky + Stardeath + White Dwarfs at Bank of America Pavilion


Can you believe it, another installment of All Tomorrow’s Parties in the Catskills is just around the corner. And here come the Flaming Lips —...
By Shaula Clark  |  August 26, 2009
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Various Artists | A Psychedelic Guide to Monsterism Island

Artist, graphic designer, and toy creator Pete Fowler has been instrumental in the rebranding operation the Super Furry Animals have effected on their homeland of Wales.
Lo Recordings (2009)
By GUSTAVO TURNER  |  May 18, 2009
Musical differences of opinion

Musical differences of opinion


Yusuf IslamAllow me to do my best imitation of David Thorpe and present these "Beefs in Brief"... J...
By Ryan Stewart  |  May 05, 2009

Panic attacks!!!

Would everyone please go running out of your house screaming in utter hysteria right now.
Overreacting in the USA. Plus, EDC = DOA, OK + RI, and a Rush to judgment
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  May 01, 2009
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The society of the spectacle

Of Montreal live at the Paradise, April 21
Of Montreal live at the Paradise, April 21
By CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  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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Covers uncovered

The Bad Plus plus a singer
The Bad Plus plus a singer
By JON GARELICK  |  March 09, 2009

Wendy gets Bad

Wendy Lewis's association with the Bad Plus goes back to her shared Minneapolis roots with David King and Reid Anderson.
A little history on the ties between Wendy Lewis and the Bad Plus
By JON GARELICK  |  March 09, 2009
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Review: The Bad Plus's For All I Care

On each of their previous albums, the Bad Plus let it be known they owed as much to classic rock and pop as to prog jazz.
Heads Up (2009)
By JEFF TAMARKIN  |  January 27, 2009