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Nada Surf look to the galaxy for answers

For Matthew Caws, songwriting isn't exactly fun. In fact, it's more like agony.
Star-struck
By RYAN REED  |  April 06, 2012
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Photos: Nada Surf live at the WFNX Clambake

Nada Surf live at the WFNX Clambake, House of Blues Boston, June 27, 2010.
Nada Surf | WFNX Clambake | House of Blues Boston | June 27, 2010
By SCOTT M. LACEY AND DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  July 02, 2010
Five from Fletcher

Five from Fletcher


I decided the STUFF Music issue was a good time to make my return as an on-again/off-again contributor. Plus, they pay me in burritos for...
By Fletcher  |  June 28, 2010
WFNX Clambake at the House of Blues

WFNX Clambake at the House of Blues


WFNX returns to its old Fenway stomping ground on Lansdowne Street this weekend with the first annual Clambake, which will offer eight great alternative bands...
By webteam  |  June 22, 2010
Nada Surf at the Paradise

Nada Surf at the Paradise


Nada Surf sounded fatigued on 2008’s Crappy, er . . . Lucky — as if they’d wearied of their own mid-tempo rockers. So it’s a healthy sign...
By webteam  |  March 31, 2010
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Baby fights the blues

Evening slants in over the spires of Harvard, and Juliana Hatfield is watching me across the table.
Juliana Hatfield is still standing. How a hometown guitar hero dodged the bullet, and then wrote a book about it
By JAMES PARKER  |  September 17, 2008


Cambiata

Cambiata gave a rare turned-down set at the Scarborough Bull Moose store.
Music seen at Bull Moose, Scarborough, February 9, 2008
By CHAD CHAMBERLAIN  |  February 13, 2008

NEW FNX MUSIC [VIDEOS]


Vampire Weekend - A-Punk Kate Nash - Foundations M.I.A. - Paper Planes MGMT - Time To Pretend Nada Surf - Whose Authority By Paul Driscoll  |  January 24, 2008
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Stockholm calling

In “Young Folks,” the hipster hit by the Stockholm-based indie-pop trio Peter Bjorn and John, Peter Morén boasts that “we don’t care about the young folks.”
Peter Bjorn and John, El Perro del Mar, and Lo-Fi Fink lead the new Swedish invasion
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  March 03, 2007
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Indie springs forward

For years we waited. And then we started making jokes about it. And then the jokes got old. So we waited some more. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, "Love Song No. 7" (mp3)
Clap your hands and say Axl
By MATT ASHARE  |  January 02, 2007
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Return of the merrymakers

“If you believe in fate and things of that sort, it’s hard to see the trajectory of Harvey Danger as anything except a tragedy,” says frontman Sean Nelson, in between bites of omelet at a Seattle café just days before the band embark on their first East
Harvey Danger discover belated success
By ELI ANDERSON  |  October 03, 2006


Portland scene report: August 4, 2006

Longtime Portland music-scene staples John and Ally Althoff seemed to have a good multi-generational thing going with the White Heart.
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  August 02, 2006
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Ballot crunching

For the sake of whetting your whistles, here is a brief primer to the Portland Best Music Poll ballot’s major categories.
Don’t be an uneducated BMP voter
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 05, 2006