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United we stand
With the local AFL-CIO elections coming up, Phillipe and Jorge would like to make a rare union endorsement by saying that nothing would please us more than to have George Nee, current secretary-treasurer of the organization, win his bid to take over depa
A 'vote' for George Nee. Plus, euphemisms, bad sports, and the bucket
PHILLIPE & JORGE
| August 28, 2009
Is the excitement of Guitar Hero III surging through your fingertips?
Shredding with Joe Granata; plus, life after LFO
| October 27, 2008
The (other) British invasion
Five great bands from UK blues’ back pages
| August 19, 2008
In a town bursting with young musical talent, Leo Genovese might be the most explosive.
Leo Genovese tries to play what he doesn’t know; plus David Torn’s Prezens
| March 24, 2008
Eric Clapton: Crossroads Guitar Festival 2007
Every so often in Crossroads Guitar Festival 2007 you can see the beaming host, Eric Clapton, behind a stack of amps shooting photos of his fellow performers.
| January 22, 2008
Laughter from space
A History of Violence was a tense mob movie, but that title could also serve a documentary about Buddy Guy’s guitar attack.
Buddy Guy’s royal blues
| December 12, 2006
Donovan has never seemed to be quite of this world, since his best-known songs take place either in the skies (“First There Is a Mountain”), underwater (“Atlantis”), or within inner space (“Sunshine Superman”).
Donovan’s endless ’60s
| November 13, 2006
Jimmy Page: After the Yardbirds...
This article originally appeared in the February 5, 1969 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
Comes Led Zeppelin
| October 25, 2006
On the racks: October 10, 2006
Plus Robert Pollard, Sting, and the Cure.
From Gothic Archies to Mod Rods to little Lohans
| October 10, 2006
This fiery guitarist burned out in a 1976 overdose at age 25, but not before reaching a generation of virtuoso players with his inventive heroics.
Whips and Roses | SPV
| August 08, 2006
Master at work
The best guitarists can always be recognized by their sound, even if they spend their careers swapping amps, effects, or instruments.
A solo flight from Pink Floyd’s David Glimour
| April 25, 2006
Rick Harte literally suffered to stake out his role in Boston music history.
Rediscovering the roots of Ace of Hearts Records
| April 11, 2006
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