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Kyle Gervais

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Cozy up to KGFREEZE

When Kyle Gervais says he has a solo project in the works, people pay attention. A musician's musician, with a deep knowledge of and love for a wide spectrum of work, Gervais has a way of pushing boundaries and challenging the listener with songs that ar
Songs for people who don't like people
By  |  March 30, 2013
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In with a whinny

If you haven't yet summoned your "Horsie Forces," mount up: SUNSET HEARTS' excellent Deco Tech EP is now available for free download on their bandcamp.
Wax Tablet
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 11, 2013
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Grand Hotel’s radiant and vibrant in color

Less than a year following their terrific self-titled full-length debut, Grand Hotel are back with in color , an album that sees that debut and raises the stakes considerably.
Like a hurricane
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  February 18, 2011
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Grand statement

There are times when I just can't get Grand Hotel's new self-titled LP loud enough.
A different take on Hotel California cool
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  July 16, 2010

Moz BDay celebration at Empire


Favorite of hipster miserablists everywhere, it's the birthday of the one and only Morrissey, and to celebrate, Empire Dine and Dance has (with remarkable speed)...
By webteam  |  May 19, 2010
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50 ways to leave 2009

We sent a team of future-thinking Predator drones all across the state of Maine, and a little ways down into Seacoast New Hampshire to sniff out any NYE happenings, from barely-off-the-couch to the Maine mountains, all the way to interstellar travel (we'
Get your New Year's Eve down to an Auld Lang science
By JEFF INGLIS  |  January 01, 2010


Portland Music News: March 20, 2009

We got a chance this weekend to finally see ALL THE REAL GIRLS in action and we were certainly impressed,
Sibilance
By PORTLAND MUSIC STAFF  |  March 18, 2009
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Winter to remember

Sometimes January in this town can be a bit slow. It's cold. There's a holiday hangover. Whatever.
2009 enters with a roar
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 30, 2008

Portland scene report: February 8, 2008

Anybody catch their January 25 appearance at the Battle of the Bands?
Sibilance starts now
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 06, 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
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Moustache men

Can you believe them, or are they mocking everything you believe about the music that you love?
Cosades return, Tusks bared
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  May 23, 2007


Portland scene report: April 13, 2007

Mark Curdo is a pretty busy guy, what with his radio gig on WCYY, and things are about to get busier.
Sibilance starts now
By PORTLAND MUSIC STAFF  |  April 11, 2007
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Ballot crunching

For the sake of whetting your whistles, here is a brief primer to the Portland Best Music Poll ballot’s major categories.
Don’t be an uneducated BMP voter
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 05, 2006