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The year’s best local releases

The Year in Music was pretty damn good to us locals, with noteworthy, often nationally-recognized albums created right here in our backyard.
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By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 23, 2011

Some fun at the Spot

The Schemers kick off the summer
The Schemers kick off the summer
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 24, 2011
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Brzowski will Sleep when he's dead

What you need to know about Brzowski in a nutshell: Not only does he understand that "myriad" is an adjective, and not a noun requiring a preposition, but he mines the Upanishads for samples.
Too old to die young
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  June 17, 2011
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Prayers for Atheists take it personally

Prayers for Atheists follow up their 2009 debut EP with a full-length punk scorcher, New Hymns for an Old War .
Rising against
By CHRIS CONTI  |  May 06, 2011
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Winter Providence music preview: Bring the new noise

Adios, 2010. No time for looking back now, though. We have the exclusive scoop on some of the area's best bands and just how they plan to rock your world in 2011. And this is just a taste of what's in store for RIers from some of our favorite local mus
Prayers for Atheists, Broadcaster, Kanerko, and more
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 31, 2010

Fall, out; plus, the Met is all that

A busy FRIDAY (the 17th) begins in the boonies with LYIN’ BITCH & THE RESTRAINING ORDERS at Dan’s Place in West Greenwich (401.392.3092), while acclaimed pianist SHANNON COREY returns to the Speakeasy at Local 121 (401.454.4581).
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By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 17, 2010


Providence Concert Calendar - August 19-26 2010

Three distinctly varied shows kick off the weekend on FRIDAY (the 20th), starting with Celtic-folk fusion ensemble THE GNOMES at the North Kingstown Library at 6 pm, part of their free outdoor summer concert series.
Prayers For Atheists at Firehouse 13
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  August 20, 2010
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Photos: Providence Best Music Poll Awards at Lupo's

Bands perform and get their BMP awards from the Phoenix at Lupo's.
Providence BMP Awards Concert at Lupo's | June 9, 2010
By RICHARD MCCAFFREY  |  June 11, 2010

East Bay throwdown

Six Star General at the Common Pub
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By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 14, 2010

Pop your cork!

Rockin’ into 2010
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By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 01, 2010

See ya, '09!

Forget those gift cards burning a hole in your pocket and catch some good shows around to close out '09.
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By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 25, 2009


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Pop music for picky people

Lincoln-based quartet Stalemate host their CD release party at the Blackstone on December 23 in honor of their sophomore effort, We Will Carry You Out to Sea .
Stalemate’s eclectic ways
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 11, 2009

Musical gifts

Black metal, Goldrush, and more!
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 04, 2009
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Psalms For The Deaf

Sage Francis addressed the densely-populated crowd at Rock the Bells at Comcast Center last weekend: "This song helped get a friend of mine out of jail. Thank you to all who donated. This song is called 'Conspiracy to Riot.' Strange Famous fucking Recor
Jared Paul Unleashes Prayers For Atheists
By CHRIS CONTI  |  July 24, 2009