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Hail stars of the sea

Now that SUNSET HEARTS are a dominant presence in Portland progressive pop, fans might want to make sure to catch the final release by MARIE STELLA , the power-pop quartet from which Sunset Hearts took three members.
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By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 24, 2012

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

Apocryphonic: This Light Offers No Warmth, July 9 at Geno’s

Local avant-metal band Apocryphonic merge the grammar of Mogwai and the sonic vocabulary of Conifer into 35 minutes of dexterous post-rock on their impressive debut record.
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By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  July 08, 2011

Hessian + Dementia Five + Motherfu@#kers Be Trippin' on January 22 at Geno's

With a name like a throwback to a "parental advisory" era that today seems charmingly nostalgic, Haverhill, Massachusetts's Motherf@#kers Be Trippin' (special characters theirs) were like an open-top Jeep cruising the promenade of riotous rock and roll.
Music seen
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  January 28, 2011
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Block Party celebrates, consumes the Arts District on Saturday

The first time SPACE Gallery closed off a chunk of Congress Street, in 2005, they filled it with sod grass and turned it into an urban lawn. The second, a year later, inflated plastic structures dotted the Arts District. This Saturday — in theme, in spi
Square roots
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  September 10, 2010

"Song Battle #1" at Geno's


Sixteen songs aboutthe "animal as weapon."May the best band win. Geno's | Portland | "Song Battle #1": local bands writing songs on pre-selected themes with...
By webteam  |  September 08, 2010


Hessian at the Apohadion


Also early and affordable (donations suggested, if not mandatory), Hessian headline a "Trans-Continental Metal Exposition" with locals WarAnimal, Natur (from Brooklyn), and California skate-thrashers Hightower....
By webteam  |  July 14, 2010

Hessian + War Animal + Spawn of Man at Geno's


Among the night's other activities, Hessian unveil a new EP at Geno's, as part of a 9 pm show featuring a couple of their favorite...
By webteam  |  June 16, 2010

Ghosthunter + Vampirates + Hessian at Geno's


The much-loved hard rock attack of Ghosthunter leads the way at Geno's tonight, at a 9 pm show featuring the Reno, Nevada band (there is...
By webteam  |  May 12, 2010
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Moms rock!

Some moms decide, from heartbeat one of ultrasound, that they aren’t going to let a small (i.e., life-changing) thing like motherhood get in the way of their art.
Musician-mothers learn to balance boundless energy and tireless creativity
By DENA RIEGEL  |  May 07, 2010

Monotonix at SPACE; Hessian + I Barbarian at Flask Lounge


As mentioned last week, Tel Aviv's Monotonix are playing at SPACE tonight. Chaos reigns. As it likely also will at Flask Lounge, where newly-crowned and...
By webteam  |  April 14, 2010


48 Hour Music Festival release party with I Barbarian, Hessian, and Aok Suicide Forrest


The two-dozen-plus musicians selected for this year's second annual 48 Hour Music Festival have been contacted (we're whipping up a guide to the March 6...
By webteam  |  February 17, 2010

Death Punk Mardi Gras with Man-Witch, Hessian and Blowjob Pizza


One of the most enjoyable Geno's-family holidays of the year, Death Punk Mardi Gras is also a 34th birthday party for Boo, the frontman of...
By webteam  |  February 10, 2010