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Jacob Haller’s maddeningly catchy Circumstantial evidence

No one spins a good tale like singer/songwriter Jacob Haller, who just released Circumstantial Evidence , the follow-up his '09 solo debut Mistaken Identity.
Spinning his yarns
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 02, 2011

Review: Joe Fletcher & the Wrong Reasons' dazzling new disc

Joe Fletcher & the Wrong Reasons trump their impressive 2007 debut Bury Your Problems with the forthcoming White Lighter . The disc features an all-star array of acclaimed local artists chipping in — and was completed with the aid of fans who hel
White light, white heat
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 03, 2010

From kidneys to kittens

The Killdevils have been kicking around the area to much acclaim over the past six years.
Killdevils frontman Jacob Haller’s Mistaken Identity
By CHRIS CONTI  |  November 20, 2009

Ghoulish grooves

Misfits and Sasquatch rock Day of the Dead
Off the Couch

In living color

Trying to write something original about Whitey, Andy Newman’s new band, requires a lot of invention.
Whitey covers a lot of ground; plus, the sounds of Rocky Point  
By BOB GULLA  |  September 12, 2007

Revving it up

The Wrong Reasons have mustered a gallant comeback, and this time it’s for all the right reasons.
The Wrong Reasons tough it out; plus, Machines with Magnets
By BOB GULLA  |  September 04, 2007

Hearing it out

Here are some releases that I’ve been meaning to get to. There’s no time like now.
The Goners, Anomalous, and more
By BOB GULLA  |  May 10, 2006

Local heroes

The set time, 9 pm, wasn’t ideal, but everything else came together perfectly for Zox as they made their inaugural appearance at the music industry blitzkrieg known as South by Southwest.
Rhode Island bands make a good showing at SXSW
By BOB GULLA  |  March 21, 2006

Sass and roll

This weekend at Jake’s, roots/rockabilly mainman Johnny Carlevale will be hosting a show featuring rising stars Thru the Keyhole Burlesque, just one of the many burlesque acts in the region that are putting the vintage entertainment style back on the map
Bumpin’ ’n’ grindin’ with Jessica Sciullo and Johnny Carlevale
By BOB GULLA  |  February 15, 2006