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From the mouth of the poet

There's a debate raging in the Wax Tablet offices about which is more colorful: the sunshine-and-lollipops imagery of inaugural poet Richard Blanco's "One Today," or the sparkling new video for JAW GEMS' "Star Visor."
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 25, 2013
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Waxing nostalgic

It was a good year for weird music — or was it a weird year for good music? — and here are some of the standouts.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 21, 2012
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Working out the kinks

As Mainers find the unfolding story about the Kennebunk prostitution ring to be socially complex and all kinds of unfortunate, CAM GROVES sees the whole thing pretty simply.

By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 19, 2012
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Making mouths happy

Good holy God is this JAW GEMS EP decent.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 04, 2012
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Stars in limbo

One of our favorite new groups, THE COALSACK IN CRUX , just slapped some primal tuneage up on the web.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  March 31, 2012