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Photos: Dirty Projectors and Vieux Farka Touré live at Somerville Theatre

Dirty Projectors and Vieux Farka Touré live at Somerville Theatre, June 18, 2009
Dirty Projectors and Vieux Farka Touré live at Somerville Theatre, June 18, 2009
By LUCY SHERMAN  |  June 19, 2009
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Suite relief

For Longstreth, the pressure's been ratcheted up following the online leak a couple of months ago of Dirty Projectors' fifth LP, Bitte Orca (Domino) which is finally, officially out this week.
Dirty Projectors' breakthrough has but one concept: Rule
By MICHAEL ALAN GOLDBERG  |  June 12, 2009
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Dancing with himself

Arthur Russell's music does little to illuminate the mysteries and vagaries of his life. It simply tosses them aside, in pursuit of moods and rhythms few have successfully replicated, two decades later.
Arthur Russell's posthumous renaissance
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  April 24, 2009
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A bug in your ear

Back in the summer of 2004, John J. McCauley III was out for a hike with some friends in the woods of his native Rhode Island.
Deer Tick neither bite nor suck
By RYAN STEWART  |  April 17, 2009
Review: Nat Baldwin at MassArt

Review: Nat Baldwin at MassArt


It’s not typical all-ages MassArt Friday-night protocol to stick a solo upright-bassist right in the...
By Matt Parish  |  February 26, 2009
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And then some...

Aside from the second season of Mad Men , Barack Obama, and Puppycam, I think we can all agree that it was a pretty mediocre year in national pop culture.
An addendum to the year in local music
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  December 23, 2008


Dylan Metrano & Paper Birds + Castanets

A well-attended show at the Meg Perry Center Sunday featured the debut of a new local supergroup of sorts, Dylan Metrano & Paper Birds.
Music seen at Meg Perry Center, October 26, 2008
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  October 29, 2008
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Just the two of us

I almost slept over at Nat Baldwin’s house once.

Nat Baldwin lugs his bass into your heart


By CAMILLE DODERO  |  April 22, 2008
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Symphony of buds

Apart from being an ephemeral player in the local music scene — he played at Strange Maine last fall, while living in Bar Harbor — New Hampshire-based upright bassist Nat Baldwin has some very influential friends.
Nat Baldwin and friends make a familiar but beguiling album
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  April 16, 2008

Nat Baldwin

On record, Baldwin’s songs are lushly arranged and well-populated with guitar and effects.
Music seen at Strange Maine, October 11, 2007
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  October 24, 2007
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Damaged goods

This isn’t the first concept album from Dirty Projectors and I’d be surprised if it were the last.
Dirty Projectors reimagine Black Flag, realize their potential
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  August 15, 2007


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Spouting the Seacoast

The region’s newest emerging music scene isn’t Portland, but Portsmouth, New Hampshire, where license plates read, “Live Free or Die.”
New Hampshire promotes its music
By HOOTIE GIANGRECO  |  February 23, 2006
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ID Check: Casey Dienel

A 21-year-old Scituate songbird signed to the Decemberists' old label is about to sing her Massachusetts song.
The grand canary
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  January 04, 2006