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Dee's so fine

Jenny Dee & the Deelinquents co-founders Jen D'Angora (the Dents, the Downbeat 5) and Ed Valauskas (Gravel Pit, the Gentlemen) won't come right out and say that they had ambitions of ever forming a '60s-style girl group — they won't even come out and
The girl-group delights of the Deelinquents
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  March 05, 2010

Digging deep

The Blizzard of 78 released their second album, Book of Lies  (available at and iTunes) on Tuesday,
The Blizzard of '78 returns with Book of Lies
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 10, 2008

The power of pop!

Dashing down the corridors of the hallowed power pop pantheon comes Minky Starshine and the New Cardinals, Providence’s latest, and perhaps most intermittent, aspiring hitmaker.
Hooray for Minky Starshine; plus, the Brother Kite
By BOB GULLA  |  September 05, 2006

Hot Stove Cool Music

It would be as unfair to call the second annual Hot Stove Cool Music benefit concert at Fenway Park a week ago last Wednesday a disaster as it would be to confirm that it was an unqualified success. Slideshow: Hot Stove Cool Music, July 12, 2006
Rock and rain at Fenway
By MATT ASHARE  |  July 14, 2006