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Photos: Ted Leo at 826 Boston

Ted Leo performs at a secret show at 826 Boston on November 26, 2012.

By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  December 21, 2012
PODCAST: John Hodgman at the Coolidge Corner Theatre

PODCAST: John Hodgman at the Coolidge Corner Theatre

  Last week, the inimitable John Hodgman (above, backstage) appeared at the Coolidge Corner Theatre to talk about his new book. (You can read my...
By Eugenia Williamson  |  November 23, 2011

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
Ted Leo and the Pharmacists at the Paradise

Ted Leo and the Pharmacists at the Paradise

We tend to think of a new Ted Leo record as we would a ham sandwich — it’s all but certain to please, but it never blows...
By webteam  |  April 07, 2010

Ted Leo | The Brutalist Bricks

Leave it to Ted Leo to find his way from "There was a resolution pending on the United Nations floor" to "Tell the bartender I think I'm falling in love."
Legacy (2010)
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  March 12, 2010
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Branding Bangor

If a big-league indie pop festival falls in Bangor, will anyone hear it?
It's Maine's first large-scale indie music festival
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  August 14, 2009


Funny business

“Ashlee Simpson’s new album sold so poorly,” snorted the headline on Yahoo! this past week, that “it was beaten by a comedy album.”
As the AltCom Festival arrives at the Somerville Theatre, we look at the roots of the indie comedy boom.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  May 07, 2008

Going on sale: April 4, 2008

Kate Walsh, Adam Green, R.E.M., and more.

Breaking news from the concert ticket trade

By GOING ON SALE  |  April 02, 2008

Staying true

With his roots in the popular ’90s band Chisel and his passion for punk-influenced, politically minded music, Ted Leo is a man with all types of fans.
Ted Leo holds out
By CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  November 27, 2007

''Alternative Label of the Year''

Dangerbird is offering rare remixes, demos, and Darker My Love’s homonymous debut in its entirety.
Dangerbird Records' free nominated downloads
By MATT ASHARE  |  October 01, 2007

Tween troubles

Poor Kelly Clarkson.
Kelly Clarkson’s fall from grace
By SHARON STEEL  |  July 09, 2007


Major threats

Ian MacKaye has set quite a model for how a punk rocker ought to grow up.
Indie-rock weekend: a play in three acts
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  June 20, 2007

Ted Leo and the Pharmacists

Ted Leo is dad-like, his tenderness enthusiastic but ultimately more of a spectacle than the infectious ball of fire it’s supposed to be.
Living with the Living | Touch & Go
By LEON NEYFAKH  |  May 01, 2007

Readers' picks 2007: Arts and Entertainment

SPACE Gallery, Dock Fore, the White Heart, and more.
Best bar, best gallery, best jukebox, best happy hour, and more
By PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  April 27, 2007

Going on sale: February 2, 2007

Decemberists, Kaiser Chiefs, Killers, Martin Sexton, and more.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  February 01, 2007

Proud to be loud

So what would prompt a person to fly to Chicago for a long weekend only to stand around at a music festival whose headliners were on the level of the unpronounceable !!!, the Steve Albini/Bob Weston noise machine Shellac, and Arizona Giant Sand mates Cal
Inside Touch and Go’s indie empire
By MATT ASHARE  |  September 20, 2006


Going on sale: September 14, 2006

Death Cab for Cutie, Paul Simon, Panic! At the Disco, Kid Koala, Bob Dylan, Los Lonely Boys, and more.
Breaking news from the concert-ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  September 12, 2006

Pop briefs

It’s late on a Tuesday night in early January at Great Scott, and Anushka Pop are setting up for what is to be one of a batch of performances the trio have booked to drum up interest in their first EP, Akathena (Sassy Boy).
Anushka Pop stick to short and bittersweet
By IAN SANDS  |  February 14, 2006