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Falling fast

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
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  September 18, 2009

Machigonne Festival wrap-up

The MACHIGONNE FESTIVAL was a major success, despite the best efforts of Hurricane Danny.
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 04, 2009

A flair for the drama

"There's not enough hype in the world for Glasvegas," old reliable hypemonger NME recently proclaimed. But that doesn't mean the magazine and the rest of the British music press aren't trying.
Great Scott, January 4, 2009
By WILL SPITZ  |  January 06, 2009


On LaMontagne’s new Gossip in the Grain (RCA), he’s having a lot more fun.  
Ray LaMontagne on his new Gossip in the Grain
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  October 09, 2008

Make like a leaf

Fall appropriately takes the baton (sorry, Olympics still on the mind) from a stand-out summer of music in Portland.
Fall into local music (and other ironic urgings)
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  September 10, 2008

Live and kicking

Yes, we suffer from an embarrassment of riches when it come to live music here in the Boston area.
Live reviews: 2007 in review
By BOSTON PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 17, 2007


Sound and silence

The RISD exhibit reminds us that filmmakers at the forefront of the medium have been consistently drawn to the novelty of the medium.
Old and new images meet at the RISD Museum
By GREG COOK  |  September 18, 2007

Maxed-out minimalists

One busty female drummer, one spitfire guitarist, and a deep fondness for raw Motor City rawk reduced to its grittiest garage-punk essence.
The White Stripes, Agganis Arena, July 23, 2007
By MATT ASHARE  |  July 30, 2007

Icky stunt

For a band as image-conscious as the White Stripes, it’s notable how little they’ve given their fans in the way of ideology.
The White Stripes keep it transitional
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  July 18, 2007

Gotta go

Break out your best red-and-white ensemble: the White Stripes are coming to town.
White Stripes, at the Cumberland County Civic Center, 8 pm July 22, 2007
By JOEL C. THERIAULT  |  June 13, 2007

Matter of characters

Two men are on the phone.
In the age of the sound bite, Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster are reviving the lost art of long-form radio comedy
By MIKE MILIARD  |  April 04, 2007

The 40 greatest concerts in Boston history: 39

The White Stripes | Opera House | November 21, 2005
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 26, 2006

Red, white, and the blues

This article originally appeared in the September 30, 2005 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
The White Stripes at the Opera House, September 28, 2005
By MATT ASHARE  |  October 25, 2006

Bar-band bonding

Jack White’s just one of those guys who likes the idea of being in a band. Slideshow: The Raconteurs at the Orpheum Theatre, September 29, 2006  
The Raconteurs, Orpheum, September 29, 2006
By MATT ASHARE  |  October 02, 2006

The Raconteurs

Jack White’s other band — the White Stripes — may be known for their bass-less, three-drums-and-six-strings set-up. But the truth is, he’s been using all kinds of instrumentation all along.
Broken Boy Soldiers | V2f
By LEON NEYFAKH  |  July 24, 2006