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"Every artist is a business." If you're a fan of the legendary and incendiary punk band Dead Kennedys, you'd probably be dismayed to hear those words exit the lips of guitarist and band co-founder Ray Pepperell, a/k/a East Bay Ray.
Easy Bay Ray defends a punk-rock legacy
| October 08, 2010
We've got a bigger problem now
I got my first Dead Kennedys T-shirt in 1985 and have been a Michael Savage listener for years.
Letters to the Boston Editor: June 13, 2008
BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS
| June 11, 2008
You’ve gotta hand it to the Middle East Upstairs for understanding a little thing called volume .
Superpower, Milo's Syndicate, Middle East Upstairs, July 16, 2007
| July 17, 2007
No reason to complain
There are at least two ways to approach the South by Southwest festival in Austin.
Escaping corporate rock — and the panel discussions — at SxSW
| March 20, 2007
Going on sale: May 26, 2006
Carlos Mencia, Jello Biafra, The Wrens, The Bronx, and Phil Lesh sharing a bill with Trey Anastasio
Breaking news from the concert-ticket trade
| May 23, 2006
Hearing it out
Here are some releases that I’ve been meaning to get to. There’s no time like now.
The Goners, Anomalous, and more
| May 10, 2006
Since debuting as Coldcut in 1987 with the sampledelic Say Kids, What Time Is It? white-label EP, Britain’s self-proclaimed “original dance-floor hooligans” have been all about culture jamming and just plain jamming.
Coldcut return to form
| May 08, 2006
Porn to lose
Instead of, say, “Hello,” or something, the first words out of Blowfly’s mouth are, “You just made a big mistake calling this number, white boy – you hear?”
Twenty minutes in Blowfly’s weird world
| April 03, 2006
Now that the music biz has licked its wounds from a nasty 2005, things are finally starting to heat up, and an indie-heavy winter is giving way to a more major spring.
The majors gear up for a promising spring
| March 10, 2006
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