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Beck Does INXS

Beck Does INXS

Didja hear? Beck is re-creating INXS' 'Kick' by song.  Click here for videos of what he's tackled so far ("Devil Inside," "New Sensation," and...
By Adam12  |  May 25, 2010
The Absolut Top 101 WFNX Artists of All Time #79 - INXS

The Absolut Top 101 WFNX Artists of All Time #79 - INXS

You can vote for your favorite artists & check out the countdown so far right here! #79 - INXS INXS?  Isn't that the band with...
By Adam12  |  May 12, 2010
The Absolut Top 101 WFNX Artists of All Time #79: INXS

The Absolut Top 101 WFNX Artists of All Time #79: INXS

 You can vote for your favorite artists & check out the countdown so far by clicking here!   They call 1991 the year that punk...
By MorningIntern  |  May 12, 2010

Portland music news: March 13, 2009

By PORTLAND MUSIC STAFF  |  March 11, 2009

The Big Hurt: Sub-super supergroups, INXS excess, and unsaved unsavories

I think we can agree that "supergroups" have a history of underperforming in the superness department.
Music news in brief
By DAVID THORPE  |  March 03, 2009

Oddballs and noisemakers

Twenty years ago, the American Top 40 was nothing like Boston’s live music scene.
Looking back 20 years to the Pixies' Surfer Rosa and the beginning of the Best Music Poll
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  May 07, 2008

Portland scene report: July 20, 2007

The Rattlesnakes are a great new three-piece indie outfit.
Silbilance starts now

Call the Truckers

It seems the big new thing on the local music scene is to include one super-cool cover from the ’80s on your new album.
Scott Link is Coming Around
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  July 11, 2007

Prepare for takeoff

By the end of Mixtape Blackouts , I’m hoarse, exhausted, and not a little emotionally drained.
Lost on Liftoff launch Mixtape Blackouts
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  June 27, 2007

Free beer

There are certain works of art in the face of which the critic must simply bow his head and weep.
Sam van Aken at Whitney Art Works
By CHRIS THOMPSON  |  May 09, 2007

Worldly travelers

Recently, Brother Cleve has become something of an international presence, thanks to an eclectic band he plays keyboards in called Dragonfly and to an increasingly successful career as a DJ. Dragonfly, "Blind (Brother Cleve's rock 'n dhol remix)" (mp3
Dragonfly and the many sides of Brother Cleve
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  November 13, 2006


Boston music news: July 21, 2006

The recent spate of activity from the Dinosaur Jr. camp has given indie rock fans plenty of reason to rejoice.
Notes on Lou Barlow and Stacy Jones
By SARAH TOMLINSON  |  July 18, 2006

Potvin's luck

DJ Michael Potvin is many things to many people.
C440r’s DJ breaks out; DJ On&On strikes gold
By DAVID DAY  |  June 08, 2006

Need you tonight

Thursday night can be a hard sell. You’ve got work the next day. A late night can be a chore.
‘Paper’ at Harpers; INXS stop by First Act
By ELI ANDERSON  |  February 14, 2006


Along with more ephemeral acts like Jesus Jones and EMF, INXS inadvertently sowed the seeds for 2005’s dance-rock explosion years ago.
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  January 14, 2006

Doin’ it live

The winter concert scene’s got something for everybody, from Averi to Zakir Hussain. Okay, I couldn’t resist that bit of alphabetical hackery, but it’s true.
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  January 09, 2006