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American Gothic was a subterranean shithole bar known for its existentially tortured clientele and extreme indifference to the minimum drinking age.
Excerpted from the novel by Michael  Atchison
By MICHAEL ATCHISON  |  August 17, 2012
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Reality bites

At some point or another, the greatest artists are pegged as oddballs, weirdos, freaks. Being a great artist does mean going out on a limb.
The singular surrealism of Robyn Hitchcock
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  June 04, 2010
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Dee's so fine

Jenny Dee & the Deelinquents co-founders Jen D'Angora (the Dents, the Downbeat 5) and Ed Valauskas (Gravel Pit, the Gentlemen) won't come right out and say that they had ambitions of ever forming a '60s-style girl group — they won't even come out and
The girl-group delights of the Deelinquents
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  March 05, 2010
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Lowe life

Nick Lowe is a rare creature, a punk rock founding father who has endured and evolved gracefully.
 Nick Lowe on growing up and growing old in the music business
By MICHAEL ATCHISON  |  October 09, 2009

Mature Eminence


There’s no crime in acting your age, but the new mellow Nick Lowe isn’t the Nick Lowe I turn to when I need some, you...
By webteam  |  October 07, 2009

Providence Fall Preview Listings 2009

A page of listings for local music, theater, art, festivals and more this fall.
Music, theater, art, festivals and more in the coming months
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  September 18, 2009


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New bottle

“A lot of today’s music is a little bit ironic," says Reed, and I don’t have any of that. It’s not about irony.”
Eli ‘Paperboy’ Reed’s vintage sounds
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  April 07, 2008
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Boston music news: February 22, 2008

This is Nick Lowe weekend in five cities.
Notes on a local tribute to Nick Lowe
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  February 20, 2008
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Nick Lowe: Jesus of Cool

The reissue tacks on 10 additional tracks, making this expanded edition the final word on Jesus of Cool .
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By JEFF TAMARKIN  |  February 12, 2008
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Twang and burn

When Sarah Borges performs in roots-music hot spots like Nashville and Austin, they don’t ask about her country credentials or her alt-rock background.
Sarah Borges lights a roots-rock fire
By BRETT MILANO  |  January 14, 2008
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Nick Lowe

It wouldn’t kill his integrity to have a Rockpile-style bash just once.
At My Age | Yep Rock
By BRETT MILANO  |  August 07, 2007


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Going on sale: July 20, 2007

Tesla, Nick Lowe, Spoon, and more.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  July 16, 2007
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New kids on the rock

Back on June 20, three tour buses were lined up like impregnable traveling fortresses behind the House of Blues in Cleveland.
The Click Five struggle with the new world disorder
By FRANKLIN SOULTS  |  June 29, 2007
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America Blows

The United States of America is a nation with a proud history.
Since George W. Bush took office, the United States has sunk to unprecedented lows in sports and pop-culture domination
By MIKE MILIARD  |  June 29, 2007
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Second chances

When Rick Rubin went looking for Johnny Cash in 1993, he found a master songwriter and a living depository of American folk lore who’d been left behind by the changing tides of the industry and the times.
Rick Rubin’s parting gift to Johnny Cash
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  June 27, 2006
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Army of one

The vociferously leftist punk-folkie from East London hasn’t sold his soul to AmEx just yet.
Billy Bragg gets boxed  
By MICHAEL ALAN GOLDBERG  |  March 16, 2006