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Taboo + Ancestral Diet at the Apohadion, March 8

When I entered the Apohadion, the room was nearly dark and the stage was empty.
Music seen
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  March 18, 2011
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Same old song

Most music fans can probably be forgiven, at this point, for being doubting Thomases at the alleged demise of the major-label music industry.
Reissued and remastered CDs give classic releases a fresh face
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  December 11, 2009
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Same old song

Most music fans can probably be forgiven, at this point, for being doubting Thomases at the alleged demise of the major-label music industry.
Reissued and remastered CDs give classic releases a fresh face
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  December 11, 2009

Guitars are from Mars, Feist and Björk are from Venus

It’s 3 am. Do you know if you’re a man or a woman?
A musical battle of the sexes
By JAMES PARKER AND SHARON STEEL  |  March 19, 2008
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Mining the past

John Coltrane acid blasts rage through the Mars Volta’s new The Bedlam in Goliath.
The classic sounds of the Mars Volta and Louis XIV
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  February 12, 2008
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Devilution

There’s an interesting moment in the new memoir by former Korn guitarist Brian “Head” Welch, when the author finds himself on tour with Danzig and Marilyn Manson.
Glenn Danzig reveals his Lost Tracks
By JAMES PARKER  |  July 09, 2007


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Pure genius

Amid all the hysteria about Internet music downloading, major labels are still trying to hold on to a paradigm that no longer exists.
Some indie labels embrace the new technology
By BRUCE COHEN  |  June 25, 2007
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Spanish Dancer fever

After debuting two years ago, Honeyhander made an immediate impact on the Providence rock scene with its dizzy brew of psychedelia and indie shoegazer.
Anthony Ferreira gets in touch with his inner disco
By BOB GULLA  |  March 21, 2007
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Finding the balance

Barn Burning has been through a myriad of changes since releasing its debut, Weatheredbound , in 2003.
Barn Burning are tight and disjointed, loud and soft on Truck
By BOB GULLA  |  January 23, 2007
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Heard ’round here

There were lots of great records to choose from, so I decided not to limit the list to 10 selections.
15 reasons to be cheerful
By BOB GULLA  |  December 20, 2006
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Rising son

“My whole life is a strict schedule of working on art and music,” Sean Lennon says while signing posters for a fan give-away at the New York offices of Capitol Records.
Sean Lennon grows into himself
By KEN MICALLEF  |  November 15, 2006


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Syd Barrett

Without meaning to, Barrett invented one of rock’s enduring archetypes: the visionary who burns brightly just long enough to become a bona fide star before plummeting into introversion and, in this case, a silence lasting more than 30 years.
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By FRANKLIN BRUNO  |  July 21, 2006
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Animal Collective

They may call each other Panda Bear and Geologist, but these boys can kick out the wibbly-wobbly jams.
The Woodland Bop
By JAMES PARKER  |  February 27, 2006
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Bundles of Bolan

If news of the Arctic Monkeys’ recent British chart triumph reached Marc Bolan, chances are he was smiling.
Rhino reissues T. Rex
By BRETT MILANO  |  February 14, 2006