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Paranoid Social Club really are out to get you

Hopefully by now you've heard the first single from Paranoid Social Club's new Axis IV , "Count on Me," and you don't need a whole lot of convincing that this is the record you'll be listening to all summer.
Club-house rules
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  May 20, 2011

Kurt Baker goes solo, Rustic Overtones get a makeover

KURT BAKER  wrapped up recording a couple new original tracks with JONATHAN WYMAN  last week, his first original work since the LEFTOVERS went on hiatus.

Upcoming albums: The winter of our deep content

There was a time when winter in Portland was pretty sleepy, with bands holing up to practice and write while the snowflakes flew. No longer. The album-release schedule is now equally robust year-round, and there are big shows just about every weekend th
The winter of our deep content
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 31, 2010

Portland's Hour Exchange benefit at Bayside Bowl

Bayside Bowl hosts a show benefiting Portland's Hour Exchange (featuring Adam and the Waxmen, Tony McNaboe, Myron Samuels, and Alison Violette) starting at 5:30. A...
By webteam  |  December 07, 2010

Join the Gypsy caravan

The latest on Gypsy Tailwind, Low-Flying Airplanes, and more

Days of the New

When drummer Tony McNaboe delivered the burned copy of Rustic Overtones’ new full-length album, he tucked it inside the packaging of the re-released and re-mastered Long Division.
The orchestral stylings of Rustic Overtones 2.0
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  November 06, 2009


Space cowboys

Sidecar Radio's EP Wave Principal was released in April 2008 and I've pretty much been listening to "Easy Gets So Hard" ever since.
Sidecar Radio's fiery Dreadnaught Cosmonaut
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  October 09, 2009

Ripple effect

The Portland Phoenix launched in 1999, just as the Portland music scene was turning.
The 10 most influential bands of our first 10 years
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  September 18, 2009

Regardless of the cost

If you were concerned that the return of Rustic Overtones would mean the ends of their various side projects, it’s clear now that was a fruitless worry.
Tony McNaboe testifies on sophomore release
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  July 24, 2009

Jodi Explodi, Meantone, Tony McNaboe and more

JODI EXPLODI 's Shipyard EP is out and available, after a few delays here and there. It's the first disc from the band since the four-song Demo-Arigato from 2006. It appears to have some kind of zombie theme to it, but we haven't caught a listen yet.

McNaboe on MJ

 Over the weekend, we got the following message from local musician Tony McNaboe. It seemed worth sharing, which we are doing here with Tony's permission:...
By Jeff Inglis  |  June 30, 2009

Portland Music News: April 3, 2009

Make sure to swing by the White Heart April 3 to see THE LIN , who's part of the DIRT COALITION hip-hop collective and has released a five-song EP called Metal on Metal . What you might call post-hip-hop,
By PORTLAND MUSIC STAFF  |  April 01, 2009

Music seen: Tony McNaboe

By the time you, dear reader, lay eyes on this, you will have one last opportunity to catch Tony McNaboe's month-long Tuesday-night residency at the Big Easy, which — according to his prediction on week two — is "only going to get better."
Live at The Big Easy, February 10
By SONYA TOMLINSON  |  February 19, 2009

Portland music news, February 6, 2009

Those of you pining away for TONY MCNABOE 's solo work should be pleased he's set up a residency at the Big Easy for the month of February.
By PORTLAND MUSIC STAFF  |  February 04, 2009

Winter to remember

Sometimes January in this town can be a bit slow. It's cold. There's a holiday hangover. Whatever.
2009 enters with a roar
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 30, 2008

“Savannah” would be better

Why does the six-minute-plus final track, “Go On,” full of nothing but guitar, vocals, and a little harmonica, seem like our first introduction to the real Joe Farren?
Joe Farren would just get in trouble in Atlanta
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  August 29, 2007


There is a Light

What began as a pair of Rustic Overtones reunion shows at the Asylum has turned into what you might call a tour.
Is it at the end, or just the beginning?
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  July 25, 2007

Survivor: Portland

When Jeremiah Freed decided in early 2005 to depart Portland for the sunny climes and cutthroat industry of Los Angeles, guitarist Jake Roche didn’t make the trip.
Jake Roche returns with a solo debut
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  January 31, 2007

Portland scene report: October 27, 2006:

Moss Mountain Project, a dark and mysterious alt-country outfit, will be releasing Catfish Grouper Snapper December 16 at SPACE, despite earlier reports that it might happen in October.
By SIBILANCE  |  October 25, 2006
Bands best list photo 2/24

Bands' best

We all have killer stories about our best nights out in Portland, but now is not the time for your stories.
Local musicians select their bands' top performances
By AMY MARTIN  |  February 23, 2006
Beat Report 2/3 list photo

Beat Report: Home is where the heart is

It would be hard to pile up a better local-music resume than Ryan McCalmon has over the past five years, but he probably still doesn't have a full-time gig occupying your attention.
Ryan McCalmon skips town with an R&B lovefest
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  February 02, 2006

Boston music news - January 27, 2006

ELI “PAPERBOY” REED and his eight-piece soul band the TRUE LOVES play their swan song January 28 at the Central Square VFW Hall.
Notes on Eli "Paperboy" Reed, Ryan Lee and the Mindless, and the organizers of the 2005 New England Punk, Goth, and Metal Festival
By SARAH TOMLINSON  |  January 27, 2006