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The Big Hurt: Vince Neil acts his age
By the time you read this, the Situation will have his first single out on iTunes. Yeah, that the Situation.
Plus The Situation singled, Drake unsurpassed, Pete Doherty denied, Lou Reed exonerated
| June 25, 2010
I appreciated your timely article on Apple’s evolution from underdog to corporate bully.
Letters to the Boston editor, May 28, 2010
BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS
| May 28, 2010
Rapper Sam Adams now on tap
Something equally remarkable and unprecedented happened this past week: a virtually unknown white Cambridge MC named Sam Adams landed in the top hip-hop spot on iTunes with his debut EP, Boston's Boy .
Licensed to Ale
| March 12, 2010
Review: Appetite for Self-Destruction
Like any good murder mystery, Steve Knopper's Appetite for Self-Destruction keeps the tension high and the action swift as the search for a culprit drags on.
How the record industry killed itself
| January 13, 2009
The Blizzard of 78 released their second album, Book of Lies (available at tbo78.com and iTunes) on Tuesday,
The Blizzard of '78 returns with Book of Lies
| December 10, 2008
The Big Hurt: The week in digital mishaps
Say what you will about Kid Rock, but I will not allow you to deny that the man is a fucking artiste .
Internets threaten Kid Rock, Steven Tyler, and sexy bits
| October 15, 2008
Striving for magic
Do you remember Scarce?
Scarce are taking it slow; plus, Killing Pablo
| June 04, 2008
Plunder, pillage, and profit
When Napster, invented by a Northeastern freshman, threw the music industry into chaos in 1999, Steve Jobs didn’t panic. He saw an opportunity.
A provocative new book suggests big business could learn from piracy and youth culture
| January 16, 2008
Movie miniaturist Wes Anderson ( The Royal Tenenbaums , Rushmore ) expands his horizons in The Darjeeling Limited.
Wes Anderson talks about India, Owen, and the short
| October 03, 2007
Facing the music
It’s well known that Sage Francis has a reputation of slightly unapproachable.
Sage Francis answers Mainers' questions
| July 11, 2007
The IFC Soundtrack
The bridge between independent film and indie rock has been getting easier and easier to cross with the rise of a new generation of directors weaned on music videos and the multimedia underground.
Indie rock for indie movies
| December 04, 2006
Flirting with danger
Mike Furey wants to play Bubba’s Sulky Lounge. Dangerous Muse, "The Rejection" (QuickTime)
Portland boy, half of Dangerous Muse, making good as gender-bending electro-pop star
| October 10, 2006
Hot rod your iPod
Next month, Microsoft will release its sort-of-anticipated Zune portable media player, finally offering a product some think could go head-to-head with Apple’s iPod.
Freedom of Choice
| October 04, 2006
Taking a bite out of Apple?
eMusic is making some major waves as an alternative to iTunes.
eMusic makes a bid for your attention
| July 05, 2006
Get it while you can
A couple of months ago, a man with the screen name x-amount logged on to Recidivism.org , the blog he maintains with a few of his friends, and made a pronouncement.
Will sites like YouTube and The Hype Machine go the route of Napster?
| June 12, 2006
Playing middleman between emerging artists and the digital marketplace, Artists Without a Label is quietly reinventing the music industry, one download at a time.
A behind-the-scenes look at the men who put the Arctic Monkeys and the Editors on the map
| June 12, 2006
Flashbacks: May 19, 2006
These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Chris Brook and Ian Sands.
The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966.
| May 17, 2006
Duke wasn’t first.
| March 22, 2006
Get musically smarter
The biggest hurdle local and independent bands face is getting you, the consumer, to try them just once.
A how-to for finding music you don’t yet know you like
| February 23, 2006
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