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A flurry of releases in the new year

Like predicting the impact of climate change, looking forward to the season's album releases reveals an increasing number of significant events, but you can't quite pin down exactly when they'll all happen.
Wintersongs
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 28, 2012
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Kate Schrock picks up a backbeat

This happens in music all the time, of course: People with no obvious commonality come together because the music they make sounds good. Thus we have Kate and the Rocket.
Rocket fuel
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  October 01, 2010
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Fall Music Preview: The road ahead

As the local music scene continues to grow, it shouldn’t be surprising that this past summer was the most active we’ve ever seen in terms of album releases.
Seekonk, Molenes, Spooner, Schrock & the Rocket lead fall line-up
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  September 17, 2010

Bubblegum pop, legendary sax, and a taste of Trails

Though they didn't win the ROCK-OFF this year, pop band FYVE did turn more than a few heads, with a bubblegum pop sound bolstered by twin-sister harmonies.
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  August 20, 2010

Kate Schrock + Todd the Rocket at El Rayo; Eric Bettencourt at Portland Lobster Co.


Outdoor dinner soundtrack options abound tonight, as Kate Schrock and trusty drummer Todd the Rocket perform at El Rayo (101 York St.; 207.780.8226) from 7-10...
By webteam  |  June 23, 2010

Clash of the Titans: B52s vs. Devo


Guess what? Busy night! At Clash of the Titans, it's the B-52s vs. Devo. At Port City Music Hall, it's Kate Schrock and Kenya Hall....
By webteam  |  May 12, 2010


Schrock & Schrock

Schrock & Schrock


 One of our more acclaimed local songwriters, KATE SCHROCK, brings her current collaborative tour with her Pulitzer Prize-nominated author father GLADDEN SCHROCK — “Voices: Schrock...
By webteam  |  June 17, 2009
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“Why” and why not

There are songs here that speak of Jamaica and others that are more like the Portland-suburb Schrock you’re already down with.
Hearing Kate Schrock’s Invocation
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  May 28, 2008

Portland scene report: January 25, 2008

Sidelined by an unexpected hospital stay, Pfeifle had to call in “sick” for the first time since his “wife” had a “kid” back in 2003.
Sibilance starts now
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 23, 2008
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Fall out boys and girls

Everything about that sounds worldly and intellectually satisfying, something you could say for much of what’s happening this fall on the local music front.
Somehow, things heat up as summer closes
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  September 12, 2007

Portland scene report: August 31, 2007

How disappointing is it that Wilco tunes are in all of those VW commercials on NESN during the Sox games?
Sibilance starts now
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  August 29, 2007