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Interview: Sarah Rainone

Sarah Rainone on growing up in Cranston and getting in touch with her inner author.
Welcome to Galestown, RI
By LOU PAPINEAU  |  May 22, 2009

2008 Listravaganza!

We are not at all sick of bands with animal names yet and seem to have a soft spot for Erykah Badu that we kept very hush about all year.
An absolute glut of cruelly reductive Top 10 lists from our dedicated staff of tirelessly enthusiastic writers
By BOSTON PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 24, 2008

CMJ in one day

The Gray Lady of indie music fests ain’t what she used to be
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 29, 2008

VIDEO: Diplo At The Middle East Downstairs (Updated!)

I’m not sure what attracts dance driven hipsters to certain MP3 jockeys, but whatever it is...
By Chris Faraone  |  October 20, 2008

Mixed, nuts

If you thought Diplo peaked with Hollertronix or plateau’d with M.I.A. or repeated himself with Santogold, you really need to stop thinking and go dancing or something.  
The Mad Decent tour hits Boston
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  October 15, 2008

Risky business

I know I can’t be the only person whose ears perked up earlier this year on hearing the chorus of the then-new Ashlee Simpson single “Outta My Head (Ay Ya Ya).”
Santogold finds her own way
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  July 29, 2008

New Videos [The Verve, Santogold, Phantom Planet and more!]

New Videos [The Verve, Santogold, Phantom Planet and more!]

Santogold – L.E.S. Artistes The Verve – Love Is Noise Bloc Party – Mercury Fleet Foxes – White Winter Hymnal M83 – Graveyard Girl
By Paul Driscoll  |  July 15, 2008


As the multiplying number of female major-label artists releasing bloop-bleep manifestos to wackiness attests, Björk’s stunt with the swan outfit was a defining cultural moment.
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  May 06, 2008