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Let the blues rush in

If you must use something so silly as social media, be interesting about it.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  March 23, 2013
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Crowdsourcing tradition

Maine folk musician DAVE ROWE hit and surpassed his $2000 Kickstarter goal last week, setting the stage for a new record of his classic, deeply regionally inflected folk tunes.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 15, 2013
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Curating cassette culture

For all practical terms, the tape should be an artifact. But over the last few years, a rash of independent labels in Maine are slowly adopting the cassette as their preferred medium.
People just don't listen to music like they used to
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  May 13, 2011
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Staying small, going analog

When we last formally checked in with L'Animaux Tryst, the label's operator, Matt Lajoie, was a 23-year-old librarian at the University of Southern Maine making hand-crafted small runs of CD-Rs of music with a squad of friends.
Catching up with the L'Animaux Tryst family as they bring Ducktails to Portland
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  July 23, 2010
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Gods of rock

SPACE Gallery will be awfully loud Thursday, with the CD release of Sun Gods in Exile's Black Light, White Lines, supported by Ogre and the debut of Murcielago. Last Friday's L'Animaux Tryst showcase and this show are sonic polar opposites on the SPA
Let the Black Light, White Lines wash over you
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  June 26, 2009