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Zu | Carboniferous

Zu — an instrumental outfit formed in Rome in 1999 — were destined to be on Mike Patton's Ipecac label.
Ipecac (2009)
By MATT PARISH  |  February 09, 2009

Medicine men

What if a poem had the power to heal loneliness?
Two Boston poets use their art for the good of the tribe
By BY JAMES PARKER  |  November 25, 2008


A quick foray into Brazilian rock
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  August 05, 2008

Horn of plenty

The Tinge , Al Basile’s sixth album and the follow-up to his 2006 set Groovin’ In the Mood Room , proves once and for all that Basile is a bard of the blues.
Al Basile is still groovin’ on The Tinge
By BOB GULLA  |  March 12, 2008

Portland scene report: August 18, 2006

GRANT WILSON may not have what he’s going to do with the STATE THEATRE figured out, but he’s still got his toe in the music biz.
By SIBILANCE  |  August 17, 2006