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Summer reading

Here's the good word: an intriguing new group called LOVERS OF FICTION caught our attention recently.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 22, 2012
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Stars in limbo

One of our favorite new groups, THE COALSACK IN CRUX , just slapped some primal tuneage up on the web.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  March 31, 2012

Over a Cardboard Sea precede Wizard of Oz screening at the State Theatre


The State Theatre hosts unorthodox fare starting at 7:30, where local vaudevillian bumpkins Over a Cardboard Sea precede two screenings of The Wizard of Oz...
By webteam  |  November 30, 2010

Summer Sonic Tonic at Waterfall Arts


I'll be spending the weekend covering Brenda's early-afternoon appearance today at this weekend's Wilco-curated Solid Sound festival at Mass MoCA (see solidsoundfestival.com for ticket info)...
By webteam  |  August 11, 2010

Eternal Otter Records train show at 58 Fore St


Hop a ride on the Narrow Gauge Railroad with Samuel James and D Gross, who will perform as the train travels the Eastern Prom, and...
By webteam  |  July 07, 2010

Eternal Otter Records releases a slew of singles

On July 10 ETERNAL OTTER RECORDS will be releasing its next slew of vinyl singles with a cool gig both in the Narrow Gauge museum and on the train itself.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 02, 2010


Building of Song Festival


In Portland, the Tower of Song festival is now the Building of Song Festival. The Eternal Otter Records-promoted event still, though, features a great Congress...
By webteam  |  June 30, 2010

As Fast As at the Empire, Grand Hotel's new album, and more

AS FAST AS are playing a reunion show of sorts July 3 at the Empire.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 25, 2010

Review: SPACE's annual Dead of Winter

February 13, SPACE Gallery
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By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  February 19, 2010
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Love among the ruins

To Will Ethridge, who runs the small Portland-based label Eternal Otter Records, any song or album is just one crucial piece of a larger puzzle.
Eternal Otter documents make-ups, breakups, and shake-ups
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  January 22, 2010
The Brand New Same Old Bologna Show at AS220

The Brand New Same Old Bologna Show at AS220


Provocative puppetry? Old-time swing? A six-piece gorilla brass band? Three troupes connect to create an evening of entertainment titled “The Brand New Same Old Bologna...
By webteam  |  January 05, 2010


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50 ways to leave 2009

We sent a team of future-thinking Predator drones all across the state of Maine, and a little ways down into Seacoast New Hampshire to sniff out any NYE happenings, from barely-off-the-couch to the Maine mountains, all the way to interstellar travel (we'
Get your New Year's Eve down to an Auld Lang science
By JEFF INGLIS  |  January 01, 2010