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Okkervil River | I Am Very Far

From Green Day's American Idiot to the Hold Steady's Separation Sunday, concept albums have been back in style for a bit.  
Jagjaguwar (2011)
By DAN WEISS  |  May 20, 2011

The long Roky road

Erickson finds his way off life's elevator
Erickson finds his way off life's elevator
By MATT PARISH  |  November 12, 2010

Roky Erickson With Okkervil River | True Love Cast Out All Evil

True Love Cast Out All Evil finds troubled Texas psych-rock legend Roky Erickson reflecting on a life filled with turmoil.
Anti- (2010)
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  April 30, 2010

Photos: Sunday at Bonnaroo 2009

Phish, Erykah Badu, Snoop Dogg, and more at Bonnaroo 2009
Phish, Erykah Badu, Snoop Dogg, and more at Bonnaroo 2009 in Manchester, Tennessee
By LEXY WINTER  |  June 19, 2009

Live free or die!

If I asked you to name six bands from New Hampshire, you'd probably draw a blank. Understandable.
Wild Light will be in New Hampshire if you need them
By RYAN STEWART  |  February 17, 2009

Rebirth of the cool

The new and improved Jake’s Bar & Grille on Richmond Street reopens the 9th and kicks off a Columbus Day welcome back weekend with three diverse shows.  
Call it a comeback: Jake’s Bar & Grille is back in action
By CHRIS CONTI  |  October 09, 2008

Thugs on parade

I would like to commend Anne Elizabeth Moore on a fantastic job of reporting from the Republican National Convention in St. Paul.  
Letters to the Boston editor, October 10, 2008
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  October 08, 2008

Jobriath | Jobriath + Creatures Of The Street

Jobriath was all the things the early Bowie either wanted or pretended to be: all-American, a bona fide musical-theater performer, and unabashedly gay.  
 Collectors’ Choice (2008)
By GUSTAVO TURNER  |  October 01, 2008

Okkervil River

The real problem with taste here is that Sheff doesn’t have any.
The Stand Ins | Jagjaguwar
By RICHARD BECK  |  September 02, 2008

Shop talk

Will Sheff is a songwriter’s songwriter.
Ryan Walsh interviews Will Sheff about Okkervil River
By RYAN WALSH  |  September 18, 2007

Anat, Elvis, and Jenny

In the wake of a single solo album on her own label in 2005, Anat Cohen is suddenly everywhere.
Looking ahead to Newport Jazz and Folk, and to Jenny Scheinman
By JON GARELICK  |  July 30, 2007


Back in '96

The label has since evolved into an indie juggernaut.
The Bloomington indie Jagjaguwar evolution
By BRUCE COHEN  |  July 02, 2007

Going on sale: June 29, 2007

Rodney Atkins, Velvet Revolver, Okkervil River, and more
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  June 26, 2007