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Soundsessioning; plus, Lighting Bolt and Allysen Callery
Last call for a good one going down at AS220 (401.831.9327) on THURSDAY (the 22nd) with makeupbreakup headlining (debuting new stuff from the forthcoming Scents LP) with THE BROTHER KITE , THE PRESS , and CELLAR DOVES ($6).
Off the Couch
PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF
| July 23, 2010
Sugar-coated pop, anyone?
With lines such as "chock-full of sunny melodies and intimate, introspective lyrics with bright, polished production," I clearly didn't stumble onto the next Jesus Lizard here.
Jonas Dream's merry melodies
| May 01, 2009
Providence music news: February 27, 2009
Sling some shuffleboard while MARK CUTLER slings the six-string TONIGHT (the 26th) at Nick-a-Nee's
Shake some action
PROVIDENCE MUSIC STAFF
| February 25, 2009
Run the gamut
Mellow out and rest up on the folk front February 5th when Maryland-based singer SUSAN SOUZA visits the Greenwich Hotel (401.884.4200) while on a national tour.
From death metal to ambient opera
| February 04, 2009
It’s hard not to dig Von Doom’s sound for someone like myself, who went a bit apeshit for the lovelorn, melodic, and melancholy noise of early ’90s indie rock, from stalwarts Buffalo Tom and Dinosaur Jr. to obscure stuff like St. Johnny and Seaweed.
The return of Von Doom
| October 29, 2008
Rhody loves Chachi
Get to know Charlie “Big Chachi” Carvalho for about five minutes and it’s clear he’s equal parts confident and cordial, a down-to-earth family man with big aspirations.
Spittin’ rhymes straight outta the Bucket
| September 17, 2008
Johnny Carlevale and the Rollin’ Pins live it up
Over the years, Providence’s Johnny Carlevale has served as a kind of musical archivist.
Gettin' real gone
| June 10, 2008
18 big hits
This year, the number of great albums increased twofold across all genres, from hip-hop to metal, from swing to punk.
Providence local music: 2007 in review
| December 18, 2007
Bring on the blues
There’s lots of music in store just around the proverbial corner for local music aficionados.
New discs on tap by Roomful, Al Basile, and Ronnie Earl
| December 04, 2007
Boston music news, December 7, 2007
Chandler Travis calls himself “an aggressive agnostic,” but that hasn’t kept him from assembling a Christmas Cavalcade for Cambridge’s Bread & Roses charity.
Notes on the Christmas Cavalcade and Harry and the Potters
| December 03, 2007
In living color
Trying to write something original about Whitey, Andy Newman’s new band, requires a lot of invention.
Whitey covers a lot of ground; plus, the sounds of Rocky Point
| September 12, 2007
One more time
Back in the spring, a bunch of friends came together to pay tribute to Ken Lyon, at 66, now his fifth decade of making music.
Ken Lyon and the Tombstone visit their back pages
| August 21, 2007
The DIY way
Local rocker Mark MacDougall has come up with his own way of circumventing the freefall of the recording industry.
75 or Less builds a lean distribution machine
| July 24, 2007
Spinning the local music CD lazy susan has turned up some pretty cool surprises.
Baylies Band, Lucky 57, Fred Kendall Abong, and more
| March 27, 2007
Like the sound of a rolling ocean on a peaceful night, acoustic music is constant, a steady soundtrack to life for those who choose to hear it.
Acoustic music is making a lot of noise
| January 10, 2007
Good music, good causes
A few fund-raisers stand out on this week’s docket.
The Scuba Steve and PARL benefits; plus, the Jesse Minute
| October 10, 2006
Dave Howard rolls on
For as long as we’ve known him, Dave Howard and his band the High Rollers have been exploring the fertile turf linking the blues and R&B, with forays into rock and roll.
New country disc! New gig with Roomful of Blues!
| September 26, 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
Sass and roll
This weekend at Jake’s, roots/rockabilly mainman Johnny Carlevale will be hosting a show featuring rising stars Thru the Keyhole Burlesque, just one of the many burlesque acts in the region that are putting the vintage entertainment style back on the map
Bumpin’ ’n’ grindin’ with Jessica Sciullo and Johnny Carlevale
| February 15, 2006
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