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Arms Against A Sea parts ways, OK Go releases a live album, and more

We were disappointed to hear the promising ARMS AGAINST A SEA have decided to call it quits.
music industry ideas

10 ideas that can save the music industry

If you're a music fan, over the past few years you've had to wrestle with the moral question of our time: to pay or not to pay.  
Rethinking music
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  April 22, 2011
OK Go at the Dunkin Donuts Center for the WBRU Holiday Bru-Haha

OK Go at the Dunkin Donuts Center for the WBRU Holiday Bru-Haha

Old-fashioned show biz meets up with new-fashioned marketing in the inventive world of OK Go. The celebrated band's commitment to cool-ass viral videos - our...
By webteam  |  November 30, 2010

OK Go at Port City Music Hall

International pop stars Ok Go play tonight at the Port City Music Hall. Come to think of it, their YouTube videos partly catapulted them to...
By webteam  |  October 13, 2010

Stopping by KahBang on a summer evening

With year two now in the books, it's safe to say that standout sets by artists on the rise are what could truly set the annual KahBang music festival apart from similar gatherings throughout New England.
From the audience
By KEGAN ZEMA  |  August 20, 2010

Photos: KahBang 2010

OK Go, B.o.B., Bad Rabbits, and others perform at the KahBang festival at the Bangor Mall on August 13-14, 2010.
KahBang | Bangor Mall | August 13-14, 2010
By ANDREW FOSTER  |  August 20, 2010

OK Go at Waterplace Park

OK Go at Waterplace Park

First they got on the treadmills and made a massive video statement that changed their career. Then they got off the treadmill of major labels,...
By webteam  |  August 03, 2010

Blink and you'll miss it: sweet celeb cameos + an epic staring contest

How many awesome things can you find in this video? It's not a game; it's a legitimate question. Dan ‘Danimal' Konopka, drummer for think-outside-the-music-video-box OK...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  July 01, 2010
Megaphone, Santoro, Ok Go and WTF?

Megaphone, Santoro, Ok Go and WTF?

Plug your ears, Megaphone Madness is back! Henry Satoro: 180 is about the Kennedys, Ok Go ...
By Charlie  |  March 12, 2009
Ok Go live in studio!

Ok Go live in studio!

Ok Go performed live in the WFNX studio this morning for The Sandbox!Shoot The MoonHere It Goes Agai...
By Charlie  |  March 12, 2009

Dry days are over for PCMH

It's an all-too-common scene here in Portland: A local music venue is ready to rock, but liquor inspectors (or fire inspectors, or some kind of inspectors) haven't yet signed some important piece of paperwork.
Booze or bust
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  January 28, 2009


Winter to remember

Sometimes January in this town can be a bit slow. It's cold. There's a holiday hangover. Whatever.
2009 enters with a roar
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 30, 2008

Wait, who is this?

Earles and Jensen’s calls, primarily perpetrated on unsuspecting denizens of Memphis and New York, are strange and wonderful specimens of telephonic performance art.
Andrew Earles and Jeffrey Jensen shine the dim light of cultural obscurity on the prank phone call
By MIKE MILIARD  |  July 16, 2008

Dancing queen

Cowboy says I can’t dance.
Bramhall Square
By CAITLIN SHETTERLY  |  April 11, 2007

You and your tech-chic

You must’ve already heard that you were named Time magazine’s 2006 Person of the Year.
 As of 2006, new media isn’t just for geeks anymore
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  December 20, 2006

Gallery: The Boston Phoenix's 40th anniversary party at Avalon

Slideshow: The Phoenix ’s 40th Anniversary party at Avalon     Slideshow: OK Go, Scamper, and the Cinematics  
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  November 17, 2006


Video nuggets to munch on

It’s no shocker that publicity firms and record labels — both major and indie — are using video-sharing sites to get more eyeballs on their bands.
Tasty chicks, treadmills, Baywatch scenes, and more.
By WILL SPITZ  |  August 08, 2006

Get it while you can

A couple of months ago, a man with the screen name x-amount logged on to , the blog he maintains with a few of his friends, and made a pronouncement.
Will sites like YouTube and The Hype Machine go the route of Napster?
By MIKE MILIARD  |  June 12, 2006

Kay Hanley

Kay Hanley may have relocated to LA, but when she returned to T.T. the Bear’s Place, she was greeted by a packed crowd who hadn’t forgotten past triumphs.
Homecoming queen
By SARAH TOMLINSON  |  January 13, 2006