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Listening to WFNX 1983-2012

WLYN-FM, a 3000-watt station in Lynn, develops a reputation for breaking new acts and playing New Wave — if you can hear it, though most listeners in Boston can't.
Celebrating the live and times of 101.7 FM, Boston's only true alternative radio station
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  July 20, 2012

Bottles and Cans and Just Clap Your Hands: ’Gansett’s Battle Roy-ale

DEMOCRACY! Narragansett Beer's craft brews — Fest, Porter, Bock, and Summer Ale — are all seasonal delights (especially the Bock; let's skip fall and winter and get right to spring; no, let's not, then we'd miss the Porter, the delicious winter warmer
Plus, Pearl Jam and the Great Intl. Beer Fest
By LOU PAPINEAU  |  October 28, 2011

Fenway Park pulls concert permits for Sept. 8-10; Is Pearl Jam headed to Yawkey Way?

 UPDATE: Our bud Jed Gottlieb over at the Boston Herald has done some digging and unearthed a local possibility -- the Dropkick Murphys and Mighty...
By Michael Marotta  |  June 21, 2011
Pearl Jam Turns 20 | They Celebrate with Reissues GALORE

Pearl Jam Turns 20 | They Celebrate with Reissues GALORE

Our friends from out flannel-wasted (flannel-waisted) past Pearl Jam one-two punch us with reissues of VS. and Vitalogy on March 29th.  Also, at an undisclosed...
By FNXWeekenders  |  February 04, 2011

WFNX's top 101 songs in 2010

WFNX listeners voted online at  for six weeks to create this list of 2010's best songs.
WFNX's most popular songs in 2010
By WFNX AND PHOENIX STAFF  |  January 07, 2011

The Absolut Top 101 WFNX Artists of All Time #3 - Pearl Jam

The Absolut Top 101 WFNX Artists of All Time #3 - Pearl Jam

  They almost got locked in somewhere in the mid-30s on the Absolut Top 101, but thanks to a rally spearheaded by our own Adam...
By MorningIntern  |  August 31, 2010

Love's life

Courtney and Hole stake their claim
Courtney and Hole stake their claim
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  July 02, 2010

Photos: Pearl Jam live at the TD Garden

Pearl Jam's Boston stop on their 2010 tour
Pearl Jam, live at the TD Garden, May 17, 2010
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  May 21, 2010
Briefly: Pearl Jam, live at the Garden, 5-17-10

Briefly: Pearl Jam, live at the Garden, 5-17-10

More from Derek Kouyoumjian  "There's a great arena rock show going on out here," said Eddie Vedder to the masses during Pearl Jam's second and...
By Ryan Stewart  |  May 18, 2010
Pearl Jam + Band of Horses at the Garden

Pearl Jam + Band of Horses at the Garden

After 20 years together, grunge-era survivors Pearl Jam have ditched the flannel, but much remains the same: they're still cranking out solid albums, and they're...
By webteam  |  May 12, 2010


Better late than ever

The eternal argument over what is and is not punk rock has been run into the ground for so long, it’s become a cliché — and clichés are so not punk.
Refuse Resist are enough to make a grown man try
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  February 12, 2010

Excerpt: Evening’s Empire by BIll Flanagan

In this chapter, "The Drugs Don't Work," aging rock star Emerson Cutler and his manager, Jack Flynn, are seeking inspiration — and desperately trying to jumpstart his career.
An excerpt from Bill Flanagan’s new novel, Evening’s Empire , the true story of a band that never existed
By BILL FLANAGAN  |  February 05, 2010

Flanagan’s empire

Once a staple of the pages of The NewPaper (original incarnation of The Providence Phoenix ), Warwick-born Bill Flanagan went on to become a prominent rock journalist whose credits include U2: At the End of the World , the definitive portrait of on
Native son Bill Flanagan — novelist and MTV executive — dissusses big books, musical longevity, Irish Catholicism, and behind the music.
By MICHAEL ATCHISON  |  February 05, 2010

VIDEO: Top 101 songs of the decade

WFNX's top 101 songs of the decade
The top 101 songs of the decade from WFNX 101.7 FM
By WFNX AND PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 18, 2009

Hottest songs of 2009

By PHOEBIE PHOENIX  |  December 18, 2009

Fletcher's six essential songs of 2009 (October edition)

Fletcher's six essential songs of 2009 (October edition)

As STUFF's official music consultant, I've been telling you what "essential" songs you should obtain (legally of course) so that by the end of the...
By Fletcher  |  October 19, 2009

Crossword: ''No ham for me, thanks''

Don't be a pig about it
Don't be a pig about it
By MATT JONES  |  August 14, 2009

The Big Hurt: Pratt falls

Spencer Pratt, one of the vacuous props on MTV's realityesque moron drama The Hills , has his beady eyes set on a rap career.
Plus Ringo shills, Yanni sucks
By DAVID THORPE  |  June 12, 2009

Fast-breaking music

WFNX has always been a maverick radio station.
You heard it here first
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  December 01, 2008

On the racks

Nelly Furtado, Frank Black, Pearl Jam, Fatboy Slim, and Luna.
June 20
By MATT ASHARE  |  October 27, 2008


Interview: Amanda Palmer

So it’s the eve of the release of local sensation and Dresden Dolls vocalist/pianist Amanda Palmer’s solo debut album, and I’m sitting in her bric-a-brac-filled South End apartment drinking herbal tea.
At home with the Dresden Doll's solo joint
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  September 23, 2008

Hotter than ever

The Hot Club Waterfront Festival returns this weekend with a lineup as diverse as the melting pot of 21-plus partygoers who will fill South Water Street throughout the weekend.
A rich lineup at the Hot Club Waterfront Festival
By CHRIS CONTI  |  September 03, 2008
The New Classics, p0wnag3 and WTF

The New Classics, p0wnag3 and WTF

We compile the list of the "New Classics" of rock, Special Ed gets p0wned in his own game and we check the WTF Line. Put...
By Charlie  |  June 30, 2008


  REM were joined onstage by Johnny Marr and the co-producers of their 1983 debut album 'Murmur' as their world tour continued in North Carolina...
By Paul Driscoll  |  June 12, 2008

Do you believe in Magic?

On Magic (Columbia), Bruce Springsteen’s first album with the E Street Band in five years, not everything is what it seems.
Bruce Springsteen returns to the E Street Band
By JEFF TAMARKIN  |  October 01, 2007


Night work

Thurston Moore, Eddie Vedder, and Kevin Drew don’t play in the kind of rock bands that privilege streamlined sonics over the expression of individual creative wills.
Thurston Moore, Eddie Vedder, and Kevin Drew go solo
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  September 25, 2007

Keepin' it realtor

There’s an old Saturday Night Live sketch — not, truth be told, one of the show’s funniest moments — called “Rock & Roll Real-estate Agent.”
Rock and rolling all night is tough with an unforgiving day job. That’s why the shredding set love real estate.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  August 01, 2007

Post-punk pantheon

They were, by definition, misfits.
Daydream Nation  tops our list of 10 landmark albums that made indie rock
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  July 16, 2007

Shreddin’ heaven

By now, Guitar Hero has achieved a level of cultural penetration that most games can’t even dream of.
Guitar Hero goes to 11 on Xbox 360
By MITCH KRPATA  |  May 01, 2007