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The gang's all here

It's coming up on 20 years since Calvin Johnson met Ian Svenonius. It was at a Hazmat show in DC, and Svenonius was fronting his Nation of Ulysses. Johnson was blown away.
Chain and the Gang and the Hive Dwellers do it all again
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  April 17, 2009
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Indie gets the blues

White rockers generally come by the blues one of two ways.

The Gossip, the Black Keys, and the Kills


By MATT ASHARE  |  April 23, 2008
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Dance, Monkey: Josh Blue

I too am a dirty hippie. But I’m different, because I believe in soap — in that I believe it exists.
We put a visiting comic on the hot seat
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  April 07, 2008

Portland scene report: January 11, 2008

Moshe and his Milled Pavement label have been busy ringing in the new year.
Sibilance starts now
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 09, 2008

Just the Fax

This article originally appeared in the August 13, 1993 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
Kurt Cobain to the Phoenix : ‘F--- off!’
By BRETT MILANO  |  March 29, 2007

Praise the Lord

This article originally appeared in the March 13, 1993 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
Mary Lou’s star rises from the Red Line Platform
By BRETT MILANO  |  March 28, 2007