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The Kim Lamothe Tree-oh officially in bloom

Tiverton-based singer/songwriter/guitarist Kim Lamothe doubles as a full-time organic gardener and owner of Greenlion Design, and her new sophomore release, Mystery of Viburnum , provides the perfect landscape for the Kim Lamothe Tree-oh to fully bloom
Mystery achievement
By CHRIS CONTI  |  November 26, 2010

Behind the Red Curtain

On Saturday, four singer/songwriters will perform "in the round" at the North Star. Nothing necessarily unusual about that.
Performance Outlook
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  January 15, 2010
Regina Spektor – Eet [VIDEO]

Regina Spektor – Eet [VIDEO]

By Paul Driscoll  |  November 20, 2009
Regina Spektor

Regina Spektor

Moscow-born singer-songwriter Regina Spektor comes Russian in with two live shows. She's at the House of Blues, 15 Lansdowne St, Boston | September 21 @...
By Shaula Clark  |  September 16, 2009
rice list

High-powered hybrid

"It's pretty much impossible for us to have a predictable sound," said Rosalind Raskin earlier this week while discussing The Friend Ship (Moose Proof Records), the full-length debut from Roz Raskin and the Rice Cakes ( ).
Roz Raskin and the Rice Cakes set sail on  The Friend Ship
By CHRIS CONTI  |  August 21, 2009


Are we in the midst of a dance boom?
Trey McIntyre at the Pillow
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  August 27, 2008


Gay bash

I had that same feeling I always get at the end of big gay happenings: how far we’ve come. How good that is. And how did I spend $90?
True Colors Tour at Bank Of America Pavilion, May 31 2008
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  June 03, 2008

’Round the outside

Although music isn’t necessarily getting more political in content these days, it does seem to be borrowing a trope from the political world.
The most popular artists in our BMP have indie roots
By MATT ASHARE  |  May 19, 2008

Winning losers

Every last one of you who votes in our Best Music Poll is a treasure; but blessed are those who write-in.
Stand up for your write(-ins)
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  May 07, 2008

Yael Naim

I can’t understand half of what Yael Naim is singing on her homonymous sophomore release, and her inscrutability only adds to her charm.
By SHARON STEEL  |  April 08, 2008

Magic moments

Dance fans who come to Festival Ballet Providence’s “Up CLOSE, on HOPE” series expect to see a wide variety of works and a few breathtaking moments.
Festival Ballet’s “Up CLOSE, on HOPE”
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  November 06, 2007


Classic chic

Regina Spektor was of nervous, twitchy mien when she arrived on stage at the Orpheum last Sunday, next to a piano and a disco ball on the floor.
Regina Spektor, Orpheum Theatre, October 14, 2007
By ELLEE DEAN  |  October 24, 2007

Gone like a Ghost

The sources have it that Gabrielle Raymond, the singing and piano-playing half of Anna’s Ghost, has skipped town .
Gabrielle Raymond and Ian Riley release a haunting debut
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  October 10, 2007

Going on sale: August 10, 2007

Wheat, Great Lake Swimmers, Regina Spektor, and more.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  August 07, 2007

To “Brooklyn” and back

Laurel Brauns shows it’s positively de rigueur to employ a harem of guest musicians in crafting an album that’s perfectly cohesive.
Laurel Brauns travels (the East Coast) on Closed for the Season
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 11, 2007

Visionary sounds

Sonic Youth, Andrew Hill, Bob Dylan, and more
A year in jazz and pop
By JIM MACNIE  |  December 20, 2006


Anti-Folk Hero

Avalon was sold out for Friday night’s performance by the strange little Russian girl from Brooklyn with her piano, her charming vocal quirks, and, eventually, her unassuming band.
Regina Spektor, Avalon, October 6, 2006
By MATT ASHARE  |  October 10, 2006

Regina Spektor

The witty, political landmines that dotted Regina Spektor’s debut, Soviet Kitsch , spared the Russian-born singer-songwriter a lifetime of comparisons with that other beloved classically trained singer-pianist.
Begin To Hope | Sire
By KERRY SMITH  |  October 02, 2006

Going on sale: August 8, 2006

Iron Maiden, Ani DiFranco, Atreyu, Bouncing Souls, Dead Kennedys, Pet Shop Boys, James Blunt, Justin Timberlake, and more.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  August 08, 2006

Does your life suck?

In this pixelated alternate world account holders aren’t users, they’re “residents.” In this world, you can fly. You can “teleport.” You can’t drown. You do not age. You can have an awkward version of cyber-sex. Watch the Second Life trailer (QuickTi
In the MySpace-meets- Matrix online world of Second Life , everyone is sexy, real money flows, and pixels are the only limitation
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  July 17, 2006

On the racks: June 13

Joan Jett, Futureheads, Hot Chip, Sonic Youth, Matthew Sweet, and more. Sonic Youth, "Incinerate" (mp3)
By MATT ASHARE  |  June 14, 2006