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25 years later, Buffalo Tom's frontman looks back at the early days
Buffalo Tom was on its way up. But back then, the farthest imaginable point "up" for a band like us was to be able to tour the States and Europe, maybe headlining places like the Channel or even, in our wildest dreams, the Orpheum. This was P.N. (pre-Nir
Career in rock
| November 18, 2011
Photos: New Collisions CD Release at Great Scott
The New Collisions perform live at Great Scott on October 9, 2010.
New Collisions, live at Great Scott, on October 9, 2010
| October 15, 2010
New Collisions rediscover their pop identity
Ever since Adam and Eve invented pop music by writing the first song, "Snake Is a Jerk," local bands have honored a time-tested structure.
Smashing sound barriers
| October 08, 2010
Pop music has a history of great production teams.
An interview with breakout roots-music production stars the Tremolo Twins
| September 23, 2008
Oddballs and noisemakers
Twenty years ago, the American Top 40 was nothing like Boston’s live music scene.
Looking back 20 years to the Pixies' Surfer Rosa and the beginning of the Best Music Poll
| May 07, 2008
Unbusted. If that name rings a bell, chances are you were around Boston three years ago.
The Billionaires escape from the island
| April 22, 2008
This article originally appeared in the August 28, 1997 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
Radiohead at Harborlights Pavilion
| October 25, 2006
BU grad and Boston rock vet Matt Squire gave up the guitar for the producer’s chair – and now he’s got his name (and even a songwriting credit) on the hottest Top-40 emo album in America.
Matt Squire and the rebirth of emo
| September 01, 2006
Sex, clubs and rock ’n’ roll
The first thing you’d have noticed about the Dresden Dolls’ CD-release show at the Orpheum April 21 was how different it felt to be seated in a theater while the duo played.
The Dresden Dolls shift into harder-rockin’ mode
| May 02, 2006
Bands to watch out for
Winter in Boston is like being grounded. Too many housebound nights, and we’re bored, stir-crazy, and filled with the overwhelming sense of injustice at being stuck in here while the whole world goes on out there.
Promising local releases in ’06
| December 29, 2005
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