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Hail, Deer Tick!

Heady days for Deer Tick.
The Providence rockers are poised for a breakthrough with Born On Flag Day
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  June 19, 2009

Photos: Deer Tick + Jenny Lewis at House of Blues

Deer Tick + Jenny Lewis at House of Blues
Deer Tick and Jenny Lewis, live at House of Blues, June 10, 2009
By DAVID F. NICHOLSON  |  June 12, 2009

Practice makes precious

After seeing her do her thing at the House of Blues on Wednesday, I think I can safely conclude that something about Jenny Lewis just doesn’t do it for me.
Jenny Lewis + Deer Tick, live at House of Blues, June 10, 2009
By RYAN STEWART  |  June 12, 2009

Two for the road

Most music fans discovered the Watson Twins — 31-year-old identical sisters Leigh and Chandra — via their backing vocal appearance on Rabbit Fur Coat , the 2006 solo debut from Jenny Lewis.
The Watson Twins escape the shadows
By MICHAEL ALAN GOLDBERG  |  July 07, 2008

Elvis Costello and the Imposters

“I’m a limited primitive kind of man,” Costello sings in “Drum & Bone,” and for better and worse, that’s the truth.
Momofuku | Lost Highway
By ZETH LUNDY  |  May 12, 2008
The Rematch - Fletcher VS Rilo Kiley (VIDEO)

The Rematch - Fletcher VS Rilo Kiley (VIDEO)

Rilo Kiley stops by the Sapporo House to talk to Charlie and their nemesis Fletcher. Watch the video.  
By Special Ed  |  April 26, 2008


Solo shot

Gary Louris had no grand designs for the beginning of his solo career.
Gary Louris leaves the Jayhawks behind
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  March 25, 2008

Going on sale: March 14, 2008

Ladyhawk, Lewis Black, Nightmare of You, and more.

Breaking news from the concert ticket trade

By GOING ON SALE  |  March 12, 2008

Guest lists 2007

Phoenix and WFNX staffers submit their ten best albums of the year
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 21, 2007

Listen up

It’s the first year a long time where I truly felt like I didn’t listen to enough music.
Providence national pop + jazz picks: 2007 in review
By JIM MACNIE  |  December 18, 2007

Trash talk

Trash night. Trash night, trash night, trash night. Abfallnacht , as they probably call it in Germany.
Who knew recycling, shorter showers, and organic spinach could cause such angst?
By JAMES PARKER  |  November 07, 2007


Chairmen of the boards

Not unlike Swedish, Tagalog, and Esperanto, music is a language, with its own conjugations and (lewdly) dangling participles.
Our critics pick the 14 producers with the fattest, meanest beats
By PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 18, 2007

Silver linings

VIDEO: Rilo Kiley performs live at First Act Guitar Studio
By BOSTON PHOENIX VIDEO  |  September 26, 2007

Going on sale: July 20, 2007

Tesla, Nick Lowe, Spoon, and more.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  July 16, 2007

Folk heroics

“Why is he such a big deal right now?” a friend asked with some exasperation earlier this month when I mentioned that I had a phone date with M. Ward. M. Ward, "To Go Home" (mp3)
Or, how M. Ward became such a big deal
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  June 19, 2007

Watson Twins

The Watson Twins are Chandra and Leigh, two Kentucky-raised, LA-based sisters who’ve spent the past year doing a heck of a job singing back-up in Rilo Kiley frontwoman Jenny Lewis’s country-pop solo act.
Southern Manners |  
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  October 02, 2006


Rising star in Indieville

Indie singer-songwriter M. Ward has been attracting attention of late — enough to fill the Somerville Theatre last night, September 17.
 M. Ward, Somerville Theater, September 17, 2006
By IAN SANDS  |  September 18, 2006

Garment district

A preggers Sally Ellyson sings warm drizzles for NPR outcasts and soccer dads.
Hem please at the Paradise — without coming apart at the seams
By SHARON STEEL  |  June 13, 2006

Roots canals

Punk’s courtship of Americana has always been a natural one.
The country excursion of Jenny Lewis, the Elected, and Neko Case
By MATT ASHARE  |  March 14, 2006