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Waxing nostalgic

It was a good year for weird music — or was it a weird year for good music? — and here are some of the standouts.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 21, 2012
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Making mouths happy

Good holy God is this JAW GEMS EP decent.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 04, 2012
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Margin call

Since it's one of the Tablet's duties to explore the margins of Portland music culture, we thought we'd forego an official top 10 in favor of some hidden favorites that won't often chart.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 23, 2011

New releases from Planets Around the Sun and Adam Kurtz

Psychedelia purveyors PLANETS AROUND THE SUN are ready to take off on a year-long tour of North America, having played a swan-song at the Oak and the Axe last week.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 13, 2011
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Experiencing the Sacred and Profane Festival

In seriously dark conditions, art is simply the ritual of making light. It's more proper to say that Saturday's festival of the Sacred and Profane was more of a communion or convention than a festival.
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By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  October 29, 2010

Planets Around the Sun play Casablanca Cruises


You could always party with some not-so-usual suspects on a boat. Planets Around the Sun, known for their increasingly elaborated seasonal solstice/equinox concerts, rent out a...
By webteam  |  June 16, 2010


Grouper + Animal Hospital headline SPACE


Liz Harris is Grouper, a California guitar and ambient artist whose last album, the 2008 full-length Dragging a Dead Deer Up a Hill, is one...
By webteam  |  June 02, 2010

Prince Rama of Ayodhya + Theodore Treehouse

At SPACE Gallery, February 1
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By BRIDGET M. BURNS  |  February 05, 2010

Jakob Battic & Friends at Geno's with Planets Around The Sun, Joshua Bell at Portsmouth Music Hall, and Appetite For Destruction at Port City Music Hall


And there’s plenty of other interesting stuff happening tonight as well. Jakob Battick & Friends join Planets Around The Sun at Geno’s; tickets remain to...
By webteam  |  February 03, 2010

Planets Around the Sun solstice celebration at Hogfarm Studios Annex


A more traditional(ly intense and festive) solstice event is on tap at the Hogfarm in Biddeford, where Planets Around the Sun (Ian Paige and Caitlin...
By webteam  |  December 17, 2009