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Finding even better days

Gypsy Tailwind have been a slow build. Though Halo Sessions was one of the best local albums of 2008, it seems no one really heard it until 2009, thanks largely to the radio success of "So Lonely," a single whose melancholy bounce was heartbreakingly
Gypsy Tailwind show power and Grace
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  June 19, 2009
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A decade of song

It’s been a decade since the Portland Phoenix and the Portland music scene first joined up to celebrate the best in local music. Here are some highlights from this year’s party, and some artifacts we dug up from the archives.  
10 years of the Portland Music Awards
By MARGO ROY, CLIF GARBODEN, JOHN MARSHALL, LISA CRAIG, MATTHEW ROBBINS, SONYA TOMLINSON, JEFF INGLIS, AND JENNIFER KEARNS  |  June 12, 2009

Portland Music News: May 22, 2009

Even more RON HARRITY : BIRD IN THE RAFTERS will release their debut disc, recorded with Harrity last year, with a show June 13 at SPACE Gallery. They're calling it Jetlag and it will feature, among other things, a book oscillator invented by COMPUTE
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By PORTLAND MUSIC STAFF  |  May 22, 2009
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Gallery Lucida

Whitney Art Works for the next few days hosts the work of three Portland photographers exhibiting entirely different but complementary approaches.
Three approaches to photography at Whitney Art Works
By IAN PAIGE  |  February 27, 2008

Portland scene report: January 4, 2008

Woitasek has pulled in a number of impressive acts this year and it will be a shame to see that end.
Sibilance starts now
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 02, 2008
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Take it to the bank

There are some simple and harsh realities about being a local musician in Maine.
Bangor Savings supports local music. Do you?
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  February 28, 2007


Portland scene report: October 13, 2006

The “Sibilance” staff got a little ahead of ourselves when we said the Scott Link solo album was imminent.
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By SIBILANCE  |  October 11, 2006