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Music Seen: Lady Lamb The Beekeeper at Empire

It's easy for Portland to get behind an act as well-put-together as Lady Lamb the Beekeeper.
Music Seen
By CHAD CHAMBERLAIN  |  August 21, 2009
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This way out

This week, we study the Portland diaspora, and Hudson Eakin has gone to Worcester, of all places. Isn't that like all the worst parts of Maine and none of the best?
Hudson Eakin's solo project reaches for the Bandages
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  March 25, 2009
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Painfully sweet

Ask the same boring question enough times to enough people and you’ll get a not-so-boring answer.
The Toothaches are a gas
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  September 02, 2008
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Coverings

If the title teen of Juno can dismiss Sonic Youth as “just noise,” what would a representative of a generation for whom quiet is the new loud make of the even harsher sonic barrages of first-wave punk?
Jeffrey Lewis’s Crass, and Dirty Projectors’ Black Flag
By FRANKLIN BRUNO  |  March 10, 2008
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Going on sale: February 22, 2008

Kimya Dawson, Paramore, Busdriver, and more.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  February 19, 2008
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Twee time

In the cold climes of maple country, the Smittens are sentimental saps and proud of it. Militant, even.
The warm and fuzzy pop of the Smittens
By GEORGIANA COHEN  |  February 04, 2008


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The cuteness surge

Cuteness, of course, is the collective cultural cure-all to our problems.
Why, in desperate times, we turn to lolcats, twee songs, and mute kittens
By SHARON STEEL  |  February 01, 2008
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Buzz babes

Among the top contenders early on: a mom setting the tone of a teen-pregnancy flick.

The new "It" girls


By VICTORIA WELCH  |  January 14, 2008