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Looking back on 2010: Maine goes red

There were big wins, big defeats, encouraging signs, and disappointments. Here's a look at what Maine enjoyed — and endured — in 2010.
Republicans take over Augusta, Portland cops go online, gay rights stay center stage, and more!
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  December 24, 2010
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Review: The many tentacles of Jason Spooner's Sea Monster

Jason Spooner is an amalgamation of John Prine and John Mayer — great songs and great hair, all in one package. Their aesthetics are similar, too. Sure, there are important and wounded songs in the bag, but these guys aren't afraid to have a good time,
Get kraken
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  November 19, 2010

Martin Sexton + Jason Spooner at the Strand Theatre


Martin Sexton is approaching needs-no-introduction status. One of the many Boston subway-busker success stories, he's become an enormously influential contemporary songwriter. As a performer, he...
By webteam  |  November 17, 2010

Ray LaMontagne impresses People

You know, the "Sibilance" staff just happened to be glancing through a copy of PEOPLE magazine (not that we read it — our wives do!) when we came across a 3.5-out-of-4-star review of the new RAY LAMONTAGNE album. No wonder it sold 100,000 copies i

By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 10, 2010

Don't miss: Record Store Day -- April 17, 2010


Will Dailey: Record Store Day 2010Sandwiched on the calender between MLK Day and Columbus Day, comes yet another holiday celebrating a gone-but-not-forgotten architect of our...
By Michael C. Walsh  |  April 16, 2010
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Breakfast of champions

The Slip have been a fixture on the jam band scene for 15 years. Over the past six years, the Slip’s core members — bassist Marc Friedman, guitarist Brad Barr, and his brother Andrew behind the kit — along with pianist Marco Benevento and singer/songwri
Slipping into Surprise Me Mr. Davis
By CHRIS CONTI  |  April 09, 2010


Martin Sexton at the Stone Mountain Arts Center


Also on the prestige circuit this weekend is acclaimed singer-songwriter MARTIN SEXTON, who plays at Rockland’s Strand Theatre before a sold-out gig at Stone Mountain...
By webteam  |  October 14, 2009

Kollective soul

Singer/songwriter Kris Hansen and longtime pal Bob Giusti certainly are no stranger to the local music scene, having played out and hosted scores of gigs and all-star, open-mic jam sessions for more than a dozen years as Kris Hansen's Left Hand Band, a
Kris Hansen's ever-evolving sound
By CHRIS CONTI  |  August 14, 2009
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Interview: The Low Anthem

The Low Anthem return home — for just a little while
Riding high
By CHRIS CONTI  |  February 03, 2009
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Urban bards

“You’ll find us. We’ll sound like Kenny G on acid.”
The summer sidewalk subculture that enlivens the city all year round
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  August 01, 2007
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Going on sale: February 2, 2007

Decemberists, Kaiser Chiefs, Killers, Martin Sexton, and more.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  February 01, 2007