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The Big Hurt: Another Brown bagged

Ian Brown: lady hitter?
Plus Stockman sickened, Sublime subpoena'd,
By DAVID THORPE  |  November 13, 2009

The Big Hurt: Marley pimped, Miley sorry, Kanye secure

This goes to print a week after I write it because of the damnable pre-Web technology of the printed page, but I swear to God that I was the first son of a bitch to think of it: Jackson Browne, James Brown, Bobby Brown, Chris Brown .
Music news in brief
By DAVID THORPE  |  February 19, 2009

Bob Dylan Unboxed

This October, Columbia Records is releasing Tell-Tale Signs: Rare and Unreleased 1989-2006 , a collection of recordings by Bob Dylan that are different from recordings issued on the seven studio albums he released in that period.  
Everything you wanted to know about Tell-Tale Signs but were afraid to buy
By GUSTAVO TURNER  |  October 15, 2008

Going on sale: August 8, 2008

The Who, Panic at the Disco, TV on the Radio, Cheech + Chong, and more.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  August 05, 2008

Wait, who is this?

Earles and Jensen’s calls, primarily perpetrated on unsuspecting denizens of Memphis and New York, are strange and wonderful specimens of telephonic performance art.
Andrew Earles and Jeffrey Jensen shine the dim light of cultural obscurity on the prank phone call
By MIKE MILIARD  |  July 16, 2008


Unbusted. If that name rings a bell, chances are you were around Boston three years ago.

The Billionaires escape from the island

By MATT ASHARE  |  April 22, 2008


Dead reckoning

Crystal Zevon’s I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead is the kind of biography you’d expect from Warren Zevon, who never had much use for cheap sentiment.
The dark side of Warren Zevon in biography
By BRETT MILANO  |  May 29, 2007

Editors' pick: Place to buy books from a cat lady

Is that a 1977 copy of George Lucas’s Star Wars ? And over there . . . a stack of those choose-your-own adventure books you used to read as a kid?

By PHOENIX STAFF  |  April 19, 2007

2007: Same as the old year

And they are off and running, in the 2007 edition of “How Can We Embarrass Little Rhody Even More?”
Relatives of Cicilline and Mollis continue the Vo Dilun tradition
By PHILLIPE & JORGE  |  January 11, 2007

Springsteen comes of age

This article originally appeared in the June 6, 1978 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
A dangerous romantic begins to reckon the risks of rebelling
By KIT RACHLIS  |  November 14, 2006

Rising sun

What else could a mid-level, socially conscious band of affable guys writing listenable pop music want? To lose their collegiate reputation.
Guster for grown-ups?
By JONATHAN STERN  |  August 07, 2006


Mixed metaphors

For Dave Alvin, music gets interesting when it produces friction.
Dave Alvin’s California DNA
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  July 05, 2006

Force of nature

Tunstall aspires to be “a tomboy who can sing pretty if she wants to but has a really kick-ass, gnarly band.”
KT Tunstall takes the world by storm  
By KEN MICALLEF  |  March 02, 2006