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Musings and mutterings from the worlds of Maine music

MICAH BLUE SMALDONE is taking his talents to Fort Kent.
The Wax Tablet
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 22, 2011

Stopping by KahBang on a summer evening

With year two now in the books, it's safe to say that standout sets by artists on the rise are what could truly set the annual KahBang music festival apart from similar gatherings throughout New England.
From the audience
By KEGAN ZEMA  |  August 20, 2010
The Press + The Gay Blades

The Press + The Gay Blades


Brooklyn-by-way-of-Boston indie-rock band the Press never fail to stick out on the bills they play. Part of it is their insistence on wearing costumes to...
By webteam  |  April 07, 2010
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Branding Bangor

If a big-league indie pop festival falls in Bangor, will anyone hear it?
It's Maine's first large-scale indie music festival
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  August 14, 2009
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Keyed up

Johnny Lingo just may be the unabashed king of piano-pop ditties here in Li'l Rhody, as showcased on his recent full-length debut Shake It Off.
Piano man
By PROVIDENCE MUSIC STAFF  |  January 27, 2009