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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

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

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

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

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


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
By EDITORIAL  |  February 16, 2006