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Mean Creek lead a rocking Allston block party

"Hey, it's my birthday, and I got too drunk," announced Mean Creek's Chris Keene midway through their set before a sizable and affable crowd Saturday at the Brighton Music Hall. "You may remember me from such hits as 'Fucking Up the First Song.' "
Out: Choose your own adventure
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  February 04, 2011

After 12 blurry years, the Konks say farewell

At the end of the day, by what unit can one measure the career of a band like the Konks? Records? Few and far between. Radio play? Not a whole lot. Ticket sales? Never mind.
Closing the garage
By MATT PARISH  |  January 28, 2011

Tribute: Friends remember Billy Ruane

Billy Ruane died on a Tuesday night.
The heart of Boston rock
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  November 12, 2010
Exit Scenes: The Last Night of the Abbey Lounge

Exit Scenes: The Last Night of the Abbey Lounge

Okay, so we had to go to the Abbey on its final night -- after all, it's right around the corner. It...
By Jon Garelick  |  November 27, 2008