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A flurry of releases in the new year

Like predicting the impact of climate change, looking forward to the season's album releases reveals an increasing number of significant events, but you can't quite pin down exactly when they'll all happen.
Wintersongs
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 28, 2012
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Crossing the blue sea

The Damariscotta-raised songwriter MOSES ATWOOD dropped a new record last week, the first since his well-received 2006 debut.
Wax Tablet
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  April 13, 2012
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Exploring the countryside with Max García Conover

There are so many guys with guitars nowadays.
Take to the trees
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  February 03, 2012

Review: SPACE's annual Dead of Winter

February 13, SPACE Gallery
Music Seen
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  February 19, 2010

Moses Atwood is back


You may have heard the familiar voice of MOSES ATWOOD coming from the Tower of Song last First Friday. Yes, he’s back, and his first...
By Lisa Spinelli  |  November 25, 2009

Moses Rises


Moses Atwood makes an unexpected appearance in Portland tonight. Atwood, based in North Carolina now, is current the dobro player for the Appalachian country/Americana group...
By Lisa Spinelli  |  August 27, 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
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Throw your devil down

The last time a voice hit me like this was the first time I heard Moses Atwood's "Seventh Sin," back in 2006.
Jacob Augustine serves notice of a big new voice with Harmonia
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  January 28, 2009
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She will become like birds

On what’s already a very personal album, the finish makes the piece of art itself seem a living, breathing thing.
Vanessa Torres touches fertile ground with Witness
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  May 19, 2008

Portland scene report: May 2, 2008

Have you heard about this giant local show that’s brewing up at the COLISEE (the old Central Maine Civic Center)?
Sibilance starts here
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  April 30, 2008
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Pour some Sugar on me

“I want this company to add substantially to the blues repertoire,” he writes on the label’s site, “and not just come out with the ‘same old, same old.’”
Samuel James returns with Songs Famed for Sorrow and Joy
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  February 27, 2008


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A holiday sample-pack

I always give local music at the holidays.
Albums to pick up for all your friends and family
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 12, 2007

Samuel James and Moses Atwood

The respect these two have for each other’s talent is evident.
Music seen at One Longfellow Square, September 14, 2007
By SONYA TOMLINSON  |  September 19, 2007

Portland scene report: September 9, 2007

So civilized.
Sibilance starts now
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 05, 2007
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Everyone get BiMPy!

1) Who will win Best Act? 2) How will the Asylum suit the show, now that the Pavilion has shut its doors? 3) What will Shannon Moss do with her hair?
Intrigue abounds for the eighth annual Best Music Poll awards
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  May 09, 2007
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Readers' picks 2007: Arts and Entertainment

SPACE Gallery, Dock Fore, the White Heart, and more.
Best bar, best gallery, best jukebox, best happy hour, and more
By PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  April 27, 2007


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One night in Belgium

Recently, a story’s been going around the baseball community about Matt White, a journeyman reliever with barely a cup of coffee on the big-league circuit.
Micah Blue Smaldone shows off his European flair
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  March 16, 2007

Portland scene report: November 10, 2006

Chasing Legacy, a pop/rock band with some emo tendencies, are desperately in search of a drummer.
Sibilance
By SIBILANCE  |  November 08, 2006

Portland scene report: November 3

Harpswell Sound call it “big news;” we call it nearly crushing.
Sibilance
By SIBILANCE  |  November 01, 2006

Portland scene report: September 14, 2006


Sibilance
By SIBILANCE  |  September 13, 2006

Portland scene report, May 12, 2006

The Supersoul Challenger's roster change; Moses Atwood set to record CD; Sumner McKane Group climbs the charts
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 10, 2006


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Game of Cat & Mouse

Perhaps the best argument that Acoustic Coffee is a good thing is the simple fact that an undeniable and unique community of musicians has claimed it as their own.
With Acoustic Coffee as home base, a group of musicians make some noise
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  March 29, 2006