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Perfect pairing

Sarah Cronin and Tommy Allen have just opened a box of T-shirts sent by their record label.
Drug Rug turn a relationship into a band
By JEFF BREEZE  |  November 08, 2007
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Top 10 local CDs: June 3, 2007

Dropkick Murphys, Death Before Dishonor, Dinosaur Jr., and more.
As reported by Newbury Comics
By TOP 10 LOCAL CDS  |  June 04, 2007
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She really likes them!

Juliana Hatfield just compared herself with Bob Dylan. Juliana Hatfield and Frank Smith, "Beer and a Shot" (mp3)
Juliana Hatfield records with Frank Smith
By WILL SPITZ  |  June 04, 2007
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Going on sale: May 4, 2007

Mirah, John Mayer, Goo Goo Dolls, and more.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  April 30, 2007
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Prisoners as commodities

If Baldacci goes around the Legislature with an emergency order, a big division could open between the governor and the Legislature.
Critics slam Governor Baldacci’s plan to ship Maine inmates out of state to a for-profit company
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  April 25, 2007
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False endings

It was an evening of false endings at Great Scott.
Frank Smith, Great Scott, February 24, 2007
By CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  February 27, 2007


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Boston music news, February 16, 2007

The Mighty Mighty Bosstones started it with their yearly Yuletide multi-night “Hometown Throwdown,” which ended after 2002. Now Darkbuster have revived the tradition with their “Hometown Throwup,” which in its second year takes over the Abbey Lounge Febr
Notes on Darkbuster, Frank Smith, and Bang Camaro
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  February 13, 2007
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Auld lang syne

It was a sad occasion a week ago Thursday at ZuZu — Frank Smith frontman Aaron Sinclair’s last in a long line of shows at the Central Square bar.
Aaron Sinclair heads for the hills
By WILL SPITZ  |  February 06, 2007
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Lords of acid rock

At both shows Earl Greyhound have played in the Boston area to date — upstairs at the Middle East (to which they return this Tuesday) in early October and outdoors in Harvard Square for Oktoberfest a week later — people laughed. Earl Greyhound, "All Be
Earl Greyhound open the floodgates
By WILL SPITZ  |  January 10, 2007
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Boston's 10 best

There are good times for the Boston music scene and there are bad times.
A year in local music
By MATT ASHARE  |  December 19, 2006

Holiday cheer

“It’s a Christmas/networking/holiday party,” explained Q Division co-owner Mike Denneen of the seventh annual bash held at Q’s Somerville studio a week ago Thursday night.
 Q Division’s Xmas spirit
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  December 18, 2006


Boston music news: November 24, 2006

One of AARON SINCLAIR ’s bands, the LOT SIX , played their final show a week ago last Thursday. But Sinclair’s one-time solo offshoot, FRANK SMITH , are very much alive and well. Frank Smith, "Time to Cut the Fence" (mp3)
Notes on Frank Smith and Mark Kates
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  November 20, 2006
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Boston music news: November 17

“We expected people to just hate us,” says guitarist Bryn Bennett of BANG CAMARO ’s early days, nearly a year ago. Bang Camaro, "Push Push (Lady Lightning)" (mp3)
Notes on Bang Camaro and O'Brien's
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  November 13, 2006
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Going on sale: November 2, 2006

Tenacious D, Bang Camaro, Damnwells, To Live and Shave in L.A., and more.
Breaking news from the concert-ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  October 31, 2006

NEMO and the Boston Music Awards

It all started a week ago Wednesday at Avalon, where bands played, the audience mingled and schmoozed, a guy in a bear suit turned out to be Dresden Dolls drummer Brian Viglione (I think), and the NEMO music festival kicked off with the 2006 Boston Music
All’s well that ends well
By MATT ASHARE  |  October 03, 2006
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Boston music news: September 22, 2006

Local fave the Rudds have been busy beavers. Frank Smith, "Time to Cut the Fence" (mp3) The Rudds, "Astrological Sign Choker" (mp3)
Notes on Frank Smith and the Rudds
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  September 18, 2006


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The Boston hit list

It’s hard to believe Black Helicopter were playing out for a good five years before they hit most people’s radar. Taking Flight: Black Helicopter reach a higher plane of rock. By Matt Ashare
Ten local bands you need to see
By MATT ASHARE  |  August 30, 2006
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The Handsome Family

Attentive indiephiles and alt-country fans will soon realize that lyrics about tying a captain to a tree and trying hard not to hear his screams could only be the observations of Albuquerque’s husband-and-wife team the Handsome Family.
Last Days of Wonder | Carrot Top
By KEN MICALLEF  |  July 11, 2006
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Boston Music News: July 14, 2006

Ryan Lee Crosby wrote his newest, “Everyday Escape,” for his younger brother Adam, who now plays drums in Crosby’s backing band, the Mindless. Ryan Lee and the Mindless, "Obey Me" (mp3)
Notes on Ryan Lee and the Mindless, plus Somerville ArtBeat 2006
By SARAH TOMLINSON  |  July 10, 2006
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If it ain’t broke . . .

For the past three years, the only real suspense in the local end of the Best Music Poll has been whether the Dresden Dolls or the Dropkick Murphys would win more categories.
The local ballot reflects a stable, vital scene
By BRETT MILANO  |  May 26, 2006
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Two Gallants

It’s not difficult to figure out how Two Gallants, a band who borrow their name from the title of a James Joyce short story, wound up on Conor Oberst’s indie powerhouse Saddle Creek.
What The Toll Tells | Saddle Creek
By CHRIS BROOK  |  April 14, 2006


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Frank Smith at Great Scott

Frank Smith are a band, not a man. At least, that’s what it says on their MySpace page.
A band, not a man
By MATT ASHARE  |  April 04, 2006

Beneficial pop

They were calling it the “Who Stole Baker’s Shit!” benefit, but the mood at T.T. the Bear’s Place in Central Square last Tuesday night was more neighborhood spaghetti supper than riled-up rock show.
Bake sale for Baker; roadrunning at P.A.’s
By SARAH TOMLINSON  |  March 17, 2006

Spring break

Spring rules
The best of what's to come in March, April & May
By WILL SPITZ  |  March 09, 2006
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Frank Smith + Beat Awfuls

The holiday spirit was still going strong a week ago Tuesday night on Newbury Street.
Lots and lots of the Lot Six
By WILL SPITZ  |  January 18, 2006
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Bands to watch out for

Winter in Boston is like being grounded. Too many housebound nights, and we’re bored, stir-crazy, and filled with the overwhelming sense of injustice at being stuck in here while the whole world goes on out there.
Promising local releases in ’06
By SARAH TOMLINSON  |  December 29, 2005