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Catching up with the Rice Cakes

Roz, Casey, and Justin continue their epic musical quest
Roz, Casey, and Justin continue their epic musical quest
By CHRIS CONTI  |  May 10, 2013

Mardi Gras in O’ville!

Sorry to report the Detroit Rebellion show at Chilango's slated for THURSDAY (the 7th) has been rescheduled for March 14, but fear not, for the Roots Café (401.272.7422) hosts THE CAN'T NOTS with VERTICAL TWIN and PVD newcomers LOCAL LIGHTS tonight, whi
Plus, Lolita Black returns to AS220
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 08, 2013

The Rice Cakes take the WBRU Rock Hunt title

A jam-packed crowd rocked out at the Met on Friday, and the highly-appreciative bands clearly fed off the energy throughout the evening.
And the winner is ...
By CHRIS CONTI  |  March 30, 2012
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Roz Raskin and the Rice Cakes break out the Monster jams

Roz Raskin returned to scene of the crime last weekend, all smiles on Empire Street prior to the Rice Cakes' outdoor set at Foo Fest.
You gotta stay positive
By CHRIS CONTI  |  August 19, 2011

Three-day weekend!!!

Last call for a good one at the wildly-popular Whiskey Republic on THURSDAY (the 26th) (401.588.5158) with SHARKS COME CRUISIN' and Irish folk rockers THE BIBLECODE SUNDAYS (singer/guitarist Ronan MacManus is the brother of Elvis Costello); call 40
No sleep 'til Monday
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 27, 2011
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'Ritas with Roz Raskin and the Rice Cakes

Roz Raskin is speechless, completely stumped and jammed up by an eavesdropping stranger who just asked, "So what kinda music do you play?"
The Human Torch
By CHRIS CONTI  |  September 10, 2010


Genre-jumping

WBRU’s free summer concert series at Waterplace Park is in full swing, and expert blues outfit SIT DOWN BABY get the call on FRIDAY (the 25th) at 7:30 pm.
 Plus, Pints For Paws at Nick-A-Nee’s
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 25, 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

It's BiMPy time: Rhode Island Music Awards at Lupo's

Start the weekend off proper.
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 04, 2010
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Poetic chaos

The melodic noise collective known as A Troop of Echoes will unveil their full-length debut Days In Automation next weekend at AS220, hosting their album release party alongside an impressive gathering of local support.
A Troop of Echoes spend Days In Automation
By CHRIS CONTI  |  May 21, 2010
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Smoothed out on the R&B tip

"Seeing Mary Bee interact and talk on a daily basis is totally different from hearing Mary Bee sing — it's like night and day," writes producer David Gonzalez.
Mary Bee and David Gonzalez’s Fiesole
By CHRIS CONTI  |  February 05, 2010


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Tight but loose

I had never come across the adjective "jangular" until I visited the Glowkid website.
Jangly + angular = Glowkid
By CHRIS CONTI  |  January 22, 2010

Pop your cork!

Rockin’ into 2010
Off the Couch
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.
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 25, 2009
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Local heroes, ’09 edition

The Rhode Island music community flourished in 2009, with new full-lengths from the Coming Weak, California Smile, and the pride of Cranston West and official big-leaguers Monty Are I, who released Break Through the Silence in September.
From Suicide Bill & the Liquors to Roz Raskin & the Rice Cakes
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 25, 2009

Ho, ho, ho!

Get out of the house, house, house!
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 18, 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

Mixing it up

B. DOLAN and SAGE FRANCIS provided memorable highlights at this year’s Rock the Bells in Mansfield; watch the Strange Famous reps slay Jerky’s Bar (401.621.2244) with special guest SLEEP on THURSDAY (the 12th).
B. + Sage + Roz + Chelsy + Stefan + more
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  November 13, 2009

Ghoulish grooves

Misfits and Sasquatch rock Day of the Dead
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 30, 2009

Old school

More top shelf hip-hop at Jerky’s
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 09, 2009


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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 ( MySpace.com/RozRaskin ).
Roz Raskin and the Rice Cakes set sail on  The Friend Ship
By CHRIS CONTI  |  August 21, 2009

IndieArts mania!

Head down to the Greenwich Hotel THURSDAY (the 16th) and lounge with local acoustic troubadour DANIEL CHASE and Boston's SARAH BORRELLO (her piano-driven cover of "White Rabbit" is insane); never a cover and always 21+, call 401.884.4200 for more.
So much to do, all at once
By PROVIDENCE ARTS STAFF  |  July 17, 2009
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Interview: The Low Anthem

The Low Anthem return home — for just a little while
Riding high
By CHRIS CONTI  |  February 03, 2009

Providence music news: January 23, 2009

A seriously busy weekend
The 'BRU Rock Hunt kicks off
By PROVIDENCE MUSIC STAFF  |  January 21, 2009
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Comings and goings

Low Anthem’s new record is a barnwood-built corncrib of pastoral vibes.
Low Anthem, Scarce, Johnny Lingo, and more
By BOB GULLA  |  October 02, 2007