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Introducing Detroit Rebellion V2.0

Jeff Toste and Michael Lamantia Jr. form a solid team as Detroit Rebellion, which began a few years back as a solo side project for local singer/songwriter (and multi-instrumentalist) Toste and was reignited earlier this year when he was introduced to dr
Dynamic Duo
By CHRIS CONTI  |  October 26, 2012
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The Fortune Healers, Broadcaster, and Makeupbreakup

The Homegrown inbox here at 150 Chestnut never ceases to amaze, with quality submissions coming down the pipe on a weekly basis.
Terrific triple play
By CHRIS CONTI  |  October 14, 2011
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The best local discs of '10

'Twas an incredible (and incredibly diverse) year for Rhody-based musical acts, and formulating a Top 10 of 2010 was no easy task as we plunged into the archives and dug up some of our favorite LPs from the past 12 months.
Mix it up
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 24, 2010

Real good times

The Body, Kanerko, and I, Destroyer
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 08, 2010
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Three the hard way

MakeupBreakup co-founders Michael Lamantia Jr. and Alexander Laorenza (aka Zan) have no delusions of rock 'n' roll grandeur; in fact, they genuinely couldn't care less what you or I or anyone else thinks about their music.
MakeupBreakup: Scents , drugs, and rock'n'roll
By CHRIS CONTI  |  August 06, 2010

Soundsessioning; plus, Lighting Bolt and Allysen Callery

Last call for a good one going down at AS220 (401.831.9327) on THURSDAY (the 22nd) with makeupbreakup headlining (debuting new stuff from the forthcoming Scents LP) with THE BROTHER KITE , THE PRESS , and CELLAR DOVES ($6).
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 23, 2010


Those drums and wires

Makeupbreakup + Jon Hope + more
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 29, 2010

Live at the Avon

Catching up with the Low Anthem and more
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 16, 2009
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Keyed up

Johnny Lingo just may be the unabashed king of piano-pop ditties here in Li'l Rhody, as showcased on his recent full-length debut Shake It Off.
Piano man
By PROVIDENCE MUSIC STAFF  |  January 27, 2009
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It takes two

The makeupbreakup machine officially gets cranking on August 19 when their debut EP, We Prefer Not To . . . (s.a.f. records), is released. Call it electro-surf power-pop?
makeupbreakup are ready to make their move
By CHRIS CONTI  |  July 30, 2008