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Steve Grover makes a Statement

Everyone wants to be in Steve Grover's band.
On the road again
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 09, 2011
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Richard Nelson's big deal

While it's seemingly becoming commonplace for one musician to play 13 different parts or instruments on a studio album, it's getting pretty rare to hear an album featuring 13 musicians all playing at the same time.
In cool Pursuit
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  June 10, 2011
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Stocking stuffers

So, this does, indeed, come a week after the whole "gifts" issue, but this is traditionally the week for local music suggestions.
A grab-bag of local music for every taste
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 17, 2010
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Ripple effect

The Portland Phoenix launched in 1999, just as the Portland music scene was turning.
The 10 most influential bands of our first 10 years
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  September 18, 2009
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What of the Beatles?

Spouting off during downtime in an interview with jazz drummer/composer Steve Grover, I once put forward my ill-researched idea that the third song is almost universally the best song on a great album.
Jazz, pop, and circumstance
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  September 04, 2009

Some mid-winter jazz

In the cyclical, here-and-gone-again jazz world of Maine, it seems that maybe things are on-again.
Steve Grover heats up again, Between Now and After
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  January 16, 2008


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Summer lasts forever

Mitch Alden, frontman and songwriter for Now Is Now, is by all appearances a very happy guy.
Now Is Now issue another disc full of sun-shiny pop  
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  October 25, 2006

Portland scene report, February 17, 2006

Emilia Dahlin tour update; Local Nothing's sophomore effort; Threads at SPACE
Sibilance
By EDITORIAL  |  February 16, 2006