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Gotta stay hungry

The whisper campaign around HI TIGER 's second record has begun.
Wax Tablet
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 21, 2012
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Sidecar Radio to pull the plug

It seemed like maybe they were rejuvenated by the addition of Walt Craven, but just a couple of shows into playing as a four-piece, one of Portland's longer-running rock acts announced this week they were calling it quits.
Legacy Place
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  September 21, 2012
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The Baltic Sea craft a crisp dystopia

It's been nearly three years since the Baltic Sea's phenomenal debut, Through Scenic Heights and Days Regrets , but when you're making music like this, I can see how it might take a while to build a second edifice.
Minding every Period
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  July 29, 2011
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Space cowboys

Sidecar Radio's EP Wave Principal was released in April 2008 and I've pretty much been listening to "Easy Gets So Hard" ever since.
Sidecar Radio's fiery Dreadnaught Cosmonaut
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  October 09, 2009
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A six-pack for the Fourth

There’s no better holiday for throwing back a few cold ones and listening to tunes on the dock, boat, front lawn, or backyard, and there are plenty of discs I’ve been meaning to make people aware of.
Looking for the right buzz for your Independence party?
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  July 02, 2008

Portland scene report: April 11, 2008

There’s a new supergroup in town and they’re wasting zero time in releasing their debut disc.
Sibilance starts now
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  April 09, 2008


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Turn up the Radio

Three-piece rock bands are so much more interesting when the bass player and drummer aren’t just sidekicks for a big-time frontman/guitarist.
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By SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 02, 2008

Portland scene report: February 1, 2008

For those hoping you’d seen the end of him, tough beans.
Sibilance starts now
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 30, 2008
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Early and often

There’s plenty to get excited about looking forward into the scant three months that make up the only great time to be in Maine.
Summer heats up quick and stays hot
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  June 13, 2007

Portland scene report: December 29, 2006

Well, it’s true that 2006 was the year without a GREETINGS FROM AREA CODE 207 release, but 2007 won’t get far without seeing one.
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 27, 2006

Portland scene report: October 13, 2006

The “Sibilance” staff got a little ahead of ourselves when we said the Scott Link solo album was imminent.
Sibilance
By SIBILANCE  |  October 11, 2006


Portland scene report: August 11, 2006

Are you a drummer looking for work with a successful pop/rock act?
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  August 09, 2006

Portland scene report: July 28

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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 28, 2006

Portland scene report, May 26, 2006

Cosades' and American Radio Runway's studio efforts; Smyth and Labonville become Pursesnatcher; Passing Lane rule Reindeer Rock-Off
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 24, 2006

'Hit the Ground'

Portland's (and 6gig's) song of the decade
Portland's (and 6gig's) song of the decade
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  January 01, 1900