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Road show report

Seven of our finest soundmakers played New York's Sullivan Hall last Thursday as part of the CMJ mania.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 28, 2011
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Travelin’ Man

Wows were issued to us all the way from the muddy banks of Dodds Farm, New York, where local bluegrass dude PUTNAM SMITH was the only Mainer to play in last weekend's 21st annual Falcon Ridge Festival.
The Wax Tablet
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 29, 2011
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Dead Man's Clothes find their way in Austin without a map

The official list of performers at the 2011 South By Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas, last week only made mention of three artists from Maine: Lady Lamb The Beekeeper, Jonathan Edwards, and Patrick Hodgkins (of Empress Hotel from New Orleans).
South by Southern Maine
By BRYAN BRUCHMAN  |  March 25, 2011

Review: Class Machine, Lady Lamb the Beekeeper, Dead Man’s Clothes

May 10, SPACE Gallery + Port City Music Hall, Portland
Music Seen
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  May 14, 2010
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Love among the ruins

To Will Ethridge, who runs the small Portland-based label Eternal Otter Records, any song or album is just one crucial piece of a larger puzzle.
Eternal Otter documents make-ups, breakups, and shake-ups
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  January 22, 2010

Hope springs Eternal Otter

The latest scuttlebutt on Lady Lamb the Beekeeper, Ray Lamontagne, and more.
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 18, 2009


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Camera crazy

With a large number of new entrants, and several returning filmmakers, the fourth annual Portland Phoenix Maine Short Film Festival was a rousing success.
Local filmmakers show off their talents in our fourth Short-Film Festival
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  November 27, 2009
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Rehearsing their choir

Epically twee, and then simply epic, "Comet Flies Over the Underbelly" — the fourth track on Lady Lamb the Beekeeper's Samples for Handsome Animals — is, for a minute or two, almost unbearable.
Lady Lamb the Beekeeper are easy to find, easy to love
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  December 31, 2008
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And then some...

Aside from the second season of Mad Men , Barack Obama, and Puppycam, I think we can all agree that it was a pretty mediocre year in national pop culture.
An addendum to the year in local music
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  December 23, 2008

Live: Lady Lamb the Beekeeper

The first hints of bouncy reverb can be heard from the Stadium on Free Street, and the echo chamber carries all the way to this monthly concert's home at the top of a building at the corner of Congress and High streets.
"Tower of Song," December 5
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  December 10, 2008