Jeffrey Alexander

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Raising the bar

This week, Zox releases its first album for premier indie label Side One Dummy, home to bands such as Flogging Molly and Bedouin Soundclash.
Zox take it to the next level on Line in the Sand
By BOB GULLA  |  January 16, 2008

Sustainable sounds

For every high-gloss record label driven primarily by commercial concerns, there are any number of smaller-scale labels putting beautiful sounds out into the ether.
Providence label Secret Eye thinks globally, acts locally
By ANDREA FELDMAN  |  July 10, 2007

Strange magic

The accolades and exotic extrapolations come in from all over the world, much like their sound, which combines worldly sources like Euro-folk music with eerie, electronic, and avant overtones.
Black Forest/Black Sea’s bewitching vibe
By BOB GULLA  |  October 31, 2006

Class warfare in Olneyville

The posters sprouted in mid-April, salvos in the rhetorical battle over the future of Providence’s West Side.
The strains of a worsening statewide housing crisis erupt on providence’s west side
By IAN DONNIS  |  May 24, 2006