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From Punky to folky to sultry and more

'Twas a ball-breaking task trying to include all of the quality local music Rhody-based artists cranked out over the past 12 months.
Hear, here
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 21, 2012

It’s Boobstock time

'Tis the Rocktober season, and the live music circuit is abuzz with quality shows, so let's dive in.
Plus, the Spot moves on and more
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 05, 2012

Bye-bye, Kanerko

On FRIDAY (the 24th) welcome rap supercrew LA COKA NOSTRA (sans Everlast) with guests THE PROBLEMADDICTS and DJ ROB SWIFT (of the X-ecutioners) at Lupo's (all ages, 401.272.5876).
Plus, Summit Music Fest, take 2
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  August 24, 2012

Neutral Nation is back!

The debut album from SWEET LOVE (75orLess Records) is finally here.
Plus, a double shot of Sweet Love!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 27, 2012
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Off the Couch: From Shaolin with love

On THURSDAY (the 22nd) head to Mardi Gras in Cranston and welcome back hard-rock quartet KANERKO ; Al, Kev, Nick, and Anthony just returned from a goodwill trip to Kosovo where they rocked out for our troops — nice work, guys.
Wu-Tang wordsmith GZA hits Firehouse 13
By CHRIS CONTI  |  March 23, 2012

Allysen rocks the Block

Last call for the SWEET LITTLE VARIETY SHOW at Roots Café on THURSDAY (the 8th) featuring KRISTI MARTEL , RORY RAVEN , LEIGH HENDRIX , and more (all-ages, $6, 401.272.7422).
Plus, Kanerko does Kosovo!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  March 09, 2012


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The year’s best local releases

The Year in Music was pretty damn good to us locals, with noteworthy, often nationally-recognized albums created right here in our backyard.
Hear, here
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 23, 2011
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Kanerko roars back with Delusions of Grandeur

2011 will go down as a decisive comeback for hard-rock quartet Kanerko, who are set to release their new EP Delusions of Grandeur at the Met on Friday.
Beast mode
By CHRIS CONTI  |  November 11, 2011
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The Fortune Healers, Broadcaster, and Makeupbreakup

The Homegrown inbox here at 150 Chestnut never ceases to amaze, with quality submissions coming down the pipe on a weekly basis.
Terrific triple play
By CHRIS CONTI  |  October 14, 2011

Lots of noise

A last-minute heads-up for two outstanding shows on THURSDAY (the 15th) — a freebie at the Newport Blues Café (401.841.5510) features JOE FLETCHER & THE WRONG REASONS , THE WANDAS , and THE SKINNY MILLIONAIRES , while a big weekend at the Whiske
Plus, singing out against hunger
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 16, 2011
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Winter Providence music preview: Bring the new noise

Adios, 2010. No time for looking back now, though. We have the exclusive scoop on some of the area's best bands and just how they plan to rock your world in 2011. And this is just a taste of what's in store for RIers from some of our favorite local mus
Prayers for Atheists, Broadcaster, Kanerko, and more
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 31, 2010


Travelin' music

It's rockabilly family fun in Coventry on FRIDAY (the 3rd) with TONY JONES & THE CRETIN 3 , THE EGOS , and THE HEADCUTTERS playing the PNA Lodge from 5-11 pm with a pasta dinner and raffles, and bring a toy for Toys for Tots; click  cretinradio.c
Try some genre-juggling this weekend
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 03, 2010
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A more evolved — and angrier — Kanerko

Kanerko: the band name should ring bells — and not only because the moniker draws inspiration from veteran White Sox first baseman (and Providence native) Paul Konerko.
Major signs of life
By CHRIS CONTI  |  November 05, 2010

Real good times

The Body, Kanerko, and I, Destroyer
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 08, 2010