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10 songs to get you, and the Pats, fired up

While most Patriots fans this past weekend watched with glee as Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis was denied a return trip to the Super Bowl, I couldn't help remember the time 11 years ago when I didn't completely detest the guy.
Super selections
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  January 21, 2012
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The digital delight of Space versus Speed

Since 2000, we've had the Popsicko, Rocktopus, As Fast As (three albums), Spencer and the School Spirit Mafia, and now Space versus Speed. All with Spencer Albee as principal songwriter and frontman. Seven full-length records.
Out of this world
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  January 28, 2011

Elsewhere here and there


Elsewhere here and there: Night two of "Live + Local" at Empire features rock and pop/rockers Lost on Liftoff, Grand Hotel, and the Sophomore Beat...
By webteam  |  April 28, 2010

Sick Puppies at the Asylum with Lost on Liftoff, the Crash Kings and Violent Soho


Sick Puppies, a popular Australian trio who represent the soulcrushing state of modern rock radio these days, are at the Asylum for a WCYY-helmed show...
By webteam  |  February 03, 2010
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Short-form Portland

I can hear the snarky comments already: "What?!? Rustic Overtones put out an album this year and Pfeifle hasn't fallen all over himself naming it #1? The sky is green!" But this isn't 1999. It's 2009. And it isn't all that strange for a phenomenal albu
The 10 best LPs and EPs of 2009
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 18, 2009

“Home for the Holidaze” featuring Spencer & the School Spirit Mafia and more


The just-released, ever-growing lineup for this year’s “Home for the Holidaze” night (part of WCYY’s Holiday Bizarre concert series) includes the likes of Spencer &...
By webteam  |  December 17, 2009


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We have Liftoff (again)

If there is a constant that runs through Walt Craven's vocal and lyrical work from 6gig through Lost on Liftoff, it is his role as the impassioned voice of the underdog.
Back, Brightside , and they've got it nailed
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  November 20, 2009

Lost on Liftoff at Empire Dine and Dance


Lost on Liftoff mark the release of The Brightside at Empire Dine and Dance tonight, with openers Colepitz and Hour Past. Best of all, the...
By webteam  |  November 18, 2009

Kicking around town with Roy Davis, Lost on Liftoff, and more

Sideman supergroup Frederick have decided to make a record. Except they don't have the dosh.
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 16, 2009

Wonderdrug wonders reunite

Are you ready for COLEPITZ to be back?
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 25, 2009
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Mapping the stars

Lost on Liftoff’s self-titled debut EP has no business being released in the dead of winter. The bright heat it radiates only makes us pine for the warmth of summer rays all the more.
Lost on Liftoff’s debut launch is on course
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  January 18, 2006