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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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Getting literary with There Is No Sin

For those of you bemoaning the loss of the LP and its attendant album art, Troy Keiper feels your pain.
Rooms made of notes
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  October 21, 2011

Introducing ANNA

It would appear Gypsy Tailwind's tumultuous ride has lost its backing breeze.
Band Watch
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  September 30, 2011
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This Way's new tack for album number two

Theoretically, Goodbye Forever is This Way's sophomore album, but you'd have a hard time identifying this as the same crew that produced 2008's We Could All Make History .
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By SAM PFEIFLE  |  May 13, 2011

Port City soars, Venue tanks

PORT CITY MUSIC HALL must be doing something right.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  March 04, 2011
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Upcoming albums: The winter of our deep content

There was a time when winter in Portland was pretty sleepy, with bands holing up to practice and write while the snowflakes flew. No longer. The album-release schedule is now equally robust year-round, and there are big shows just about every weekend th
The winter of our deep content
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 31, 2010


Rustic Overtones + Gypsy Tailwind at Port City Music Hall


Two local staples - Rustic Overtones and soulful Americana band Gypsy Tailwind - headline Port City Music Hall's festivities for a more sonically restrained celebration....
By webteam  |  December 29, 2010

Guster makes good, Billy Libby's new EP, and more

Take note that sometimes-Mainers GUSTER have a song prominently displayed in the hard-to-avoid Target holiday ad campaign. Good for them.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 03, 2010

Songwriters unite

Following up on his run as president of the MAINE SONGWRITERS ALLIANCE , BOB MCKILLOP has now founded a Portland chapter of the NASHVILLE SONGWRITERS ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONAL .
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 08, 2010

Gypsy Tailwind at the Camden Snow Bowl


Local Americana outfit (and our own Best Roots Act 2010) Gypsy Tailwind are reunited at last with their original singer, Anna Lombard, and play today...
By webteam  |  October 06, 2010

Madgirl's Mad House, Goodnight Process says goodnight, and more

Remember how MADGIRL was selling local discs through her MAD HOUSE store on Commercial Street? Well, she has 45 local artists in the store right now, and is willing to add more, but is no longer paying for the discs up front — just selling the discs
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  August 27, 2010


KahBang's growth helps boost Queen City

Expanding its dosage of cultural shock therapy for central Maine, the KahBang festival, created as a single-day concert last year, is now a music, art, and film festival dominating the Bangor waterfront and downtown for nine days.
Bangor scene update
By KEGAN ZEMA  |  August 13, 2010
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Ghost is born

Not long after making her debut as the new co-lead with Gypsy Tailwind, Amanda Gervasi is back this week with a full-length solo album of her own, Merry the Ghost , produced by Eric Bettencourt and with a cast of various local musicians.
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By SAM PFEIFLE  |  July 23, 2010

Gypsy Tailwind at Port City with Girls, Guns and Glory + Alex Pastuhov


In the meantime, Gypsy Tailwind are back with yet another stirring album, Decades and Days. Their latest sellout threat at Port City Music Hall -...
By webteam  |  June 23, 2010
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Decades and Days of the new

After the bombast of Grace , Gypsy Tailwind’s sophomore record, full of strings and horns and big arrangements worthy of a Nashville studio, the opening to their brand-new Decades and Days seems decidedly intentional.
Gypsy Tailwind’s with Gervasi, and don’t skip a beat
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  June 18, 2010

Old Port Festival in downtown Portland


Plan your outings accordingly, as the annual Old Port Festival consumes the greater downtown area for much of today. Among the fried dough, kids games,...
By webteam  |  June 09, 2010


Join the Gypsy caravan

The latest on Gypsy Tailwind, Low-Flying Airplanes, and more
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 07, 2010

Singer/songwriter Graeme Kennedy is back in town

... and he’s got ambitious plans for his McKeenstreet Music.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  March 12, 2010

Get ready

Details on the Rustic Overtones release and more
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 30, 2009

Last chance to see Anna with Gypsy Tailwind?


Fans of the original lineup of Gypsy Tailwind - the dual fronting of Dan Connor and Anna Lombard, with Chris Dow, Colin Winsor, Tyler Stanley,...
By Jeff Inglis  |  September 29, 2009
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Second summer

Summer's over, the kids are getting back to school and I'm loath to turn the seasonal page. The music's been terrific. New discs by Spencer and the School Spirit Mafia, Grand Hotel, dilly dilly, Samuel James, and Gypsy Tailwind have highlighted the dep
Catching up with discs missed
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  August 28, 2009


Rotors to Rust, WePushButtons, Gypsy Tailwind

• The ROTORS TO RUST show last weekend wasn't a one-off. The band have plans to release a new disc at the end of summer on MARK CURDO 's LABOR DAY RECORDS . Bassist JASON GROSSO says the new material is more loose and creative than you've heard fr
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 24, 2009

Rotors to Rust, WePushButtons, Gypsy Tailwind

• The ROTORS TO RUST show last weekend wasn't a one-off. The band have plans to release a new disc at the end of summer on MARK CURDO 's LABOR DAY RECORDS . Bassist JASON GROSSO says the new material is more loose and creative than you've heard fr
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 24, 2009

Rotors to Rust, WePushButtons, Gypsy Tailwind

• The ROTORS TO RUST show last weekend wasn't a one-off. The band have plans to release a new disc at the end of summer on MARK CURDO 's LABOR DAY RECORDS . Bassist JASON GROSSO says the new material is more loose and creative than you've heard fr
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 24, 2009
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Regardless of the cost

If you were concerned that the return of Rustic Overtones would mean the ends of their various side projects, it’s clear now that was a fruitless worry.
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By SAM PFEIFLE  |  July 24, 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


Jodi Explodi, Meantone, Tony McNaboe and more

JODI EXPLODI 's Shipyard EP is out and available, after a few delays here and there. It's the first disc from the band since the four-song Demo-Arigato from 2006. It appears to have some kind of zombie theme to it, but we haven't caught a listen yet.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  July 10, 2009

Music Seen: Gypsy Tailwind at Port City Music Hall

Sometimes "studio magic" doesn't translate well to the stage — especially when 15 musicians perform in a single song. But other times, you wish such large live performances were being recorded for the next album.
It's a kind of magic
By JEFF INGLIS  |  June 26, 2009
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Finding even better days

Gypsy Tailwind have been a slow build. Though Halo Sessions was one of the best local albums of 2008, it seems no one really heard it until 2009, thanks largely to the radio success of "So Lonely," a single whose melancholy bounce was heartbreakingly
Gypsy Tailwind show power and Grace
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  June 19, 2009
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Gypsy Grace


 As our cover suggests, GYPSY TAILWIND also have a high-profile show tonight. They release their latest, adoringly-reviewed album Grace at Port City Music Hall with...
By webteam  |  June 17, 2009