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10 songs to get you, and the Pats, fired up

While most Patriots fans this past weekend watched with glee as Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis was denied a return trip to the Super Bowl, I couldn't help remember the time 11 years ago when I didn't completely detest the guy.
Super selections
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  January 21, 2012
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The digital delight of Space versus Speed

Since 2000, we've had the Popsicko, Rocktopus, As Fast As (three albums), Spencer and the School Spirit Mafia, and now Space versus Speed. All with Spencer Albee as principal songwriter and frontman. Seven full-length records.
Out of this world
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  January 28, 2011

WCYY 10th anniversary party at Port City Music Hall


WCYY DJ Robin Ivy marks 10 years with the local rock radio station with a concert and party at Port City Music Hall. Headliner Bebe...
By webteam  |  May 05, 2010
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Packets of Sugar

It’s easy to paint Bebe Buell as some talentless pretty face who slept her way to whatever modicum of stardom she has right now.
Bebe Buell returns to town throwing ‘Air Kisses’
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 30, 2010

Sun Gods in Exile at SXSW, and more

Tough news to hear about Nick Curran, the one-time Nick Danger, who left Portland for Austin.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 19, 2010

Cradle II Grave, Twisted Roots and Clubber Lang at Empire


Not a DMX album but a local hard-rock band, Gray's Cradle II Grave join local genre titans Twisted Roots and Clubber Lang for a rare-enough...
By webteam  |  February 17, 2010


VIDEO: Twisted Roots with "Hollow Earth"


Here's the first video (remember those?) from Twisted Roots' album Vol. I (on Rat Pak Records). The song is called "Hollow Earth." And the video...
By Jeff Inglis  |  December 18, 2009

Anna's Ghost haunts the Empire

Maybe it's a blip on the radar screen, but there seems to be a renewed interest in the music video lately. TWISTED ROOTS have been garnering attention for their "Hollow Earth" effort and we're big fans of the bare-chested LEFTOVERS that splash throug
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 11, 2009

Portland Music News: June 19, 2009

Yeah, this makes us feel a little old: The June 27 show at the Port City Music Hall will be a 20th anniversary show for TWISTED ROOTS . SUN GODS IN EXILE (fresh off a release show for their debut album) and SIDECAR RADIO open, and there's word that
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 19, 2009

Portland Music News: May 8, 2009

The weekend of May 23 is shaping up to be an important one in the local-music continuum.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 08, 2009
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Pump up the Volume

Nowadays, it’s hard to remember that Twisted Roots ever broke up in the first place.  
A Twisted Roots retrospective (with five new songs)
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  October 16, 2008