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The radio on TV
There is nothing new about bands playing on television. But local bands and local channels? Lately there’s been something of an explosion.
Suddenly local music is all over the airwaves
| May 14, 2010
Peepshow returns after a long hibernation
Hey, maybe Maine Public Broadcasting does know that there’s music being made this century!
PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF
| March 26, 2010
In good Company
Dark Hollow Bottling Company take a piece of their name from an old-school folk/bluegrass tune, "Dark Hollow," possibly made most famous by the Grateful Dead and Jerry Garcia's Old and in the Way , but also recorded as early as 1926, with popular versio
Dark Hollow Bottling debut a new old-time sound
| February 26, 2010
The Devil's stomp
While the Lost Cause Desperados might be monickered like a bad alt-country band doing Eagles covers, they have managed to create on Desert of Broken Glass , the band's first full-length with bassist Stu Mahan and drummer Brian Higgins, as frenzied a h
Lost Cause Desperados are quick on the draw
| January 15, 2010
Hot, hot heat
Is New Year's back? It seemed to have been taken away from us, by a general and hard-to-pin-down sentiment that it ought to be some kind of family holiday. Fuck that.
New Year's Eve is just a warm-up
| January 01, 2010
Behind the (local) music
“Working in a studio for so many years, we get to work closely with musicians when they are at their most creative — and most vulnerable,” says Marc Bartholomew, audio engineer and co-runner of Hanover Street’s Acadia Recording Company.
A new show shines a light in the recording studio
| October 09, 2009
As almost always seems to be the case, I have to start the "fall preview" by detailing this upcoming weekend, which promises to be one of the most active of the year.
Let's get things started right away
| September 18, 2009
Working on your heart
With the talent we have in this town, just about anybody can put together a decent-sounding album.
Carll Wilkinson starts the whole damn thing all over
| July 03, 2009
The long haul
Plenty of musicians have been on the Portland music scene longer than Doug Cowan and Bullyclub.
Bullyclub’s application for Tenure
| November 20, 2007
Early and often
There’s plenty to get excited about looking forward into the scant three months that make up the only great time to be in Maine.
Summer heats up quick and stays hot
| June 13, 2007
Portland scene report: May 18, 2007
Got a thing for God and his son Jesus Christ?
Sibilance starts now
PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF
| May 18, 2007
If you’re in Nashville and you play on somebody else’s record, you’re a session musician. If you do it in Portland, you’re just like everybody else.
Warming up to The Ice Arena
| September 06, 2006
Portland scene report: August 18, 2006
GRANT WILSON may not have what he’s going to do with the STATE THEATRE figured out, but he’s still got his toe in the music biz.
| August 17, 2006
Slick Weave, the Ruler
Have you heard that new(ish) Raconteurs album? Wow.
The Raging Main are a late-night party
| August 09, 2006
Phantoms in the night
I’m here to tell you right now that Phantom Buffalo are the best band in Portland. Hands down.
It’s time for everyone to get Buffalo’d
| March 15, 2006
Now and Again
With the singer/songwriter something of an embattled stereotype these days, there is some pressure on Maine Songwriters Association head honcho Heather Caston to show that a singer/songwriter is more than just a poet with a guitar playing for tips in a
MSA’s Heather Caston releases her songwriterly debut
| January 30, 2006
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