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Proving Mercury was just a launching pad

"I almost don't want to listen to the new record because I like the first one so much I'm not sure how I couldn't be disappointed."
Theodore II
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  July 27, 2012
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Summer reading

Here's the good word: an intriguing new group called LOVERS OF FICTION caught our attention recently.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 22, 2012
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Ought-to pilot

The band DARLINGSIDE have scorched up some primo buzz for the string-based chamber pop they've been touring around New England the last couple years.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  March 09, 2012
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Distant planetary sighting

The rascally boys of THEODORE TREEHOUSE have been recording an EP follow-up to their lauded 2010 debut, Mercury: Closest to the Sun , this month in New Hampshire's Rocking Horse Studios.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 27, 2012
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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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Feeling bad with Good Kids Sprouting Horns

We have a natural inclination toward harmony. We look for patterns and symmetry and create narratives out of coincidences.
Animal instincts
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  May 27, 2011


Theodore Treehouse + Soft Bullets + Ashpark at Empire Dine and Dance, May 7

Opening the night, Boston's Ashpark showed themselves to be a professional band in the least interesting sense of the term.
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By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  May 13, 2011

The year in tech

This year saw some tech wins (public information), some losses (privacy), and many more questions for the future of an increasingly wired world. (Example: Is anything secret anymore?) And there was the appearance of yet another grassroots David, and, as
Private eyes are watching you
By JEFF INGLIS AND NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  December 24, 2010
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The year's top 10 local albums, and five EPs to boot

I'm not sure when local music has been better. If there is any problem with our little scene here in Portland, it's that there's more talent than there are fans to support it.
With Confidence
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 24, 2010
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Theodore Treehouse are Closest to the Sun

Bryan Bruchman and Dylan Martin and Ian Paige and everyone else who's been raving about Theodore Treehouse's live set over the past year were completely and totally right.
Burn, baby, burn
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 04, 2010

Guster makes good, Billy Libby's new EP, and more

Take note that sometimes-Mainers GUSTER have a song prominently displayed in the hard-to-avoid Target holiday ad campaign. Good for them.
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 03, 2010


Theodore Treehouse + Kurt Baker at Slainte


Slainte parlays the gala into a Theodore Treehouse show (who play a near-perfect CD-release show next week) also featuring the welcomely ubiquitous Kurt Baker doing...
By webteam  |  November 30, 2010

Theodore Treehouse + Prince Rama at SPACE


At SPACE Gallery, local pop delights Theodore Treehouse play with Prince Rama, a hyper-modern trio of deterritorialized sound. Chanting and magic will be in no...
By webteam  |  October 20, 2010

Theodore Treehouse at Slainte


The busy-bee pop whizzes of Theodore Treehouse are about to record a new album, but like most bands, they need some budgetary assistance. To that...
By webteam  |  August 18, 2010

One man’s picks for the BiMPys

Pffft. That Phoenix Best Music Poll is just a popularity contest!  
Handicapping the Best Music Poll
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  June 04, 2010

Theodore Treehouse + Gully + Foam Castles at SPACE


Seeing the Blow a second time was great, but the highlight of last Thursday's show at SPACE Gallery for me was my first look at...
By webteam  |  May 12, 2010


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Love by the numbers

Khaela Maricich, of the Portland, Oregon-based, low-budget electro-pop group the Blow, and Britain’s dauntingly young and talented folk star Laura Marling don’t, frankly, deserve to be lumped together like this.
The Blow and Laura Marling make their cases at SPACE Gallery
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  May 07, 2010

Khaela Maricich + Theodore Treehouse at SPACE


We're pretty excited that Khaela Maricich is coming to SPACE to try out some of her new material for the Blow. The show will be...
By webteam  |  April 28, 2010

Looking through Portland’s creative kaleidoscope

The annual League of Young Voters ReEmergence event will, organizers hope, be revitalized in 2010 by a relevant, popular focus — Southern Maine’s creative economy — and a wide spread of involved parties who range from visual artists to local arts associa
ReEmergence
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  April 23, 2010

Theodore Treehouse at SPACE


This year's Best Music Poll nominee you're probably least likely to have heard of, the indie-dance group Theodore Treehouse, ought to at least triple their...
By webteam  |  April 21, 2010

Review: Theodore Treehouse at Slainte Wine Bar Mardi Gras

A few weeks back, Theodore Treehouse made a brief appearance in this spot, lending the band the quote that now appears on their MySpace page: "Even the bike punks couldn't resist bopping their heads."
Music Seen
By BRYAN BRUCHMAN  |  February 26, 2010


Prince Rama of Ayodhya + Theodore Treehouse

At SPACE Gallery, February 1
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By BRIDGET M. BURNS  |  February 05, 2010