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Scratch Acid reignite a compact snap

In general, people who care about music make too big a deal about the notion of talent.
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By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  November 04, 2011
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Mouth of Flowers in Full Effect

Devotees of mid-'90s indie/post-hardcore/ CMJ -approved alt-rock have been feeling the love the past few years.
Petal to the metal
By CHRIS CONTI  |  February 18, 2011
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2011 brings Jon Hope, the McGunks, Jocie Adams, and more

We're wrapping up our 2011 preview, checking in with a few more of our favorite local acts and artists.
On the horizon
By CHRIS CONTI  |  January 07, 2011

Do the math

Three blistering nights at the 201
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  March 05, 2010
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2009: The year in local pop

When I think back on 2009, I feel the same pleasant discomfort you get at the end of a John Hughes movie, when suddenly all the jocks and dorks and punks are good friends. This year, hardcore denizens of time-worn niches came out of hiding and acted al
The '09 mixtape
By MATT PARISH  |  December 25, 2009
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Same old song

Most music fans can probably be forgiven, at this point, for being doubting Thomases at the alleged demise of the major-label music industry.
Reissued and remastered CDs give classic releases a fresh face
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  December 11, 2009


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Same old song

Most music fans can probably be forgiven, at this point, for being doubting Thomases at the alleged demise of the major-label music industry.
Reissued and remastered CDs give classic releases a fresh face
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  December 11, 2009
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Human touch

“Get me something to stop the bleeding!” were the first words to come spilling out of David Yow’s mouth as his recently reunited Jesus Lizard tore into the first song of their triumphant set last Saturday night at the Paradise.
The Jesus Lizard, live at the Paradise Rock Club, November 14, 2009
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  November 20, 2009
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Photos: The Jesus Lizard at Paradise Rock Club

The Jesus Lizard, live at the Paradise Rock Club, November 14, 2009
The Jesus Lizard, live at the Paradise Rock Club, November 14, 2009
By JEROME ENO  |  November 20, 2009

UPDATED! VIDEO: Jesus Lizard "Puss" and more live at the Paradise, November 14 2009


Holy. Shit. Thanks to MIKE GILL for lugging the camera to Jesus Lizard's reunion gig last night at the Dise. If you had questions about...
By Carly Carioli  |  November 15, 2009
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Dirty old men

"We were kind of just . . . normal guys who liked to . . . enjoy stuff."
The Jesus Lizard return to rewreck rock
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  November 13, 2009


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Newport’s rock royalty

If 75orLess Records CEO (and Six Star General bassist) Mark MacDougall decided to host an East Bay Desert Sessions, the diePods would be the 3 am headliner.
The diePods — straight outta the City by the Sea
By CHRIS CONTI  |  October 23, 2009
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Don't call it a comeback

Six Finger Satellite founder and frontman Jeremiah "J." Ryan has news for anyone assuming that the upcoming Six Finger Satellite mini-tour is a harbinger for some big 6FS reunion, following the recent release of Half Control on Load Records, original
Six Finger Satellite never left. And never will 
By CHRIS CONTI  |  August 07, 2009
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PJ Harvey wants your fucking ass

PJ Harvey's two albums with John Parish are not her best work. (Go ahead and argue it, if you like.) The first, Dance Hall At Louse Point , was a surprise departure from her game-changing To Bring You My Love , an album that sold far less than Madonna
PJ Harvey + John Parish | House of Blues, Boston | June 6, 2009
By CARLY CARIOLI  |  June 12, 2009
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Sugar-coated pop, anyone?

With lines such as "chock-full of sunny melodies and intimate, introspective lyrics with bright, polished production," I clearly didn't stumble onto the next Jesus Lizard here.
Jonas Dream's merry melodies
By CHRIS CONTI  |  May 01, 2009
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Hot Box experiment on themselves

We’ll get to Stolzenberg’s band in a minute; right now I’m engrossed in her PhD work at Boston College.
Lab Rats
By MATT PARISH  |  March 23, 2009


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The electric company

We all know how in 1965, at the Newport Folk Festival, the previously all-acoustic Bob Dylan took the stage with an electric guitar, plugged in, enraged fans, and destroyed the folk-music scene forever.
The Builders and the Butchers plug in, take off
By MICHAEL ALAN GOLDBERG  |  February 02, 2009
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Splendid sludgefest

Six Star General soars on Spaceship to Planet Cookie
Six Star General soars on Spaceship to Planet Cookie
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 23, 2008
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Heavy mettle

It might have been in Lake Station, Indiana, that Hel Toro realized that, no, they were not all that metal.
Hel Toro are just brutal enough
By MATT PARISH  |  November 03, 2008
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Heart and soul

The Cranston-based quartet Penrose continues to impress, delivering a fervent set at Lupo’s last Friday. The crew has been busy since they swept two categories in this year’s Best Music Poll.
Penrose and friends bring the heat
By CHRIS CONTI  |  August 20, 2008