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The Molenes get dark and low-down

Roots music is a big tent. The Molenes have poked their noses into just about every corner of it over the course of their first two records, trying out everything from bluegrass to rockabilly and moving from ripping twanged-out guitar solos to more ref
Good and evil
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  October 15, 2010
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Alt- together now

At some point during the recording of their new album, someone in the Broken Singles realized that Sarah Borges had been botching the chords to their cover of the Lemonheads' "Ride with Me."
Sarah Borges leaps ahead by getting back to basics
By MATT PARISH  |  April 10, 2009
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Chairmen of the boards

Not unlike Swedish, Tagalog, and Esperanto, music is a language, with its own conjugations and (lewdly) dangling participles.
Our critics pick the 14 producers with the fattest, meanest beats
By PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 18, 2007
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Gentleman callers

If the guys in Piebald had it their way, they’d probably rather be discussing social and/or political issues than Accidental Gentlemen . Piebald, "Oh the Congestion" (mp3)
Piebald aren’t just from Boston anymore
By MATT ASHARE  |  March 07, 2007

The 40 greatest concerts in Boston history: 11


Radiohead + Teenage Fanclub + Dandy Warhols | Harborlights Pavilion | August 23, 1997
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 25, 2006
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Boston music news: August 4, 2006

Fenway Recordings Sessions heads to the Beachcomber in Wellfleet on August 12.
Notes on Unbusted, Read Yellow, Furvis, Protokoll, and more
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  July 31, 2006


Boston Music Notes: April 21, 2006

Plus, Jake Brennan's new album.
Rob Lind unleashes a new Ducky Boys album
By SARAH TOMLINSON  |  April 17, 2006
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Big business

Now that the music biz has licked its wounds from a nasty 2005, things are finally starting to heat up, and an indie-heavy winter is giving way to a more major spring.
The majors gear up for a promising spring
By MATT ASHARE  |  March 10, 2006