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Les Savy Fav surfing sexy to 'Ruin'

There was a point during SXSW back in March, after a dozen or so free Red Bull and vodkas sometime around 3am in an emptied...
By Michael Marotta  |  September 14, 2010

Les Savy Fav | Root for Ruin

Les Savy Fav's fifth studio album finds the veteran Brooklyn quintet further channeling the gonzo energy of their live show, and with winning results.
Frenchkiss Records (2010)
By MICHAEL GRIMES  |  August 27, 2010

Li(f)e story

Should nothing change over the next couple of months, July will mark one year since Providence’s Sage Francis — who comes to the Middle East this Wednesday — has written or recorded a single verse.
Sage Francis gets by with a lot of help from his friends
By REYAN ALI  |  May 07, 2010

Couple of Mavericks

Whereas Sarah Palin spewed folksy, confused verbiage, the Dodos played endearingly folk-y music for a stuffed Remis Auditorium.  
The Dodos at the MFA, October 2, 2008
By CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  October 08, 2008

Going on sale: August 29, 2008

Awesome Color, Les Savy Fav, Apollo Sunshine, Big D and the Kids Table, and more.
Breaking news from the conert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  August 27, 2008

Guest lists 2007

Phoenix and WFNX staffers submit their ten best albums of the year
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 21, 2007


Listen up

It’s the first year a long time where I truly felt like I didn’t listen to enough music.
Providence national pop + jazz picks: 2007 in review
By JIM MACNIE  |  December 18, 2007

Warm and Scratchy

The Cartoon Network’s “Adult Swim” isn’t just about programming smart animation for Futurama and Family Guy addicts.
14 new and exclusive tracks from "Adult Swim"
By MATT ASHARE  |  May 29, 2007

Hump Day?

It’s reassuring to know that one can walk into a small club in the middle of the week and still see four local bands without being bored or disappointed by any of them.
Ketman, Tristan Da Cunha, Thunderhole, and Paparazzi, Great Scott, January 10, 2007
By JOE BERNARDI  |  January 11, 2007

Blood, felt, and rock and roll, day one

An inventory; emails and dishes; the Aquabats and their influence on Uncle Monsterface; an explosion at the Slavic Center; the light in God’s basement; a song, a song!; the relics of monsterhood.
Put your hand inside the puppet head