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Harbor unleash troubled waters

Between the new musical ventures at Mathew's (it will always be Pops to me), whatever's going on with Dirigimus, and the new Studio 250, there's been a bit of a heavy-music resurgence lately, much of it raw and unpolished.
Every port in a storm
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  November 23, 2012
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Catching up with Kid’s Gotta Do

There's no shortage of emo-influenced, WARPED Tour rock bands in these parts.
Two-man show
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  February 17, 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

See you later, Dead Season, and Dean Ford's new disc

• Listen for hip-hop/electronic artist VIK44 's new tunes accompanying the new web series to be released by the ENTERTAINMENT EXPERIMENT . Ragged Isle is a murder-mystery kind of thing, filmed all over Maine and set on a coastal island. The first 10 o
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 18, 2011

North Star closes, but Jay Jasch's music series continues

In last week's review, that Pfeifle guy flubbed a D. GROSS song name. It's "Family Man," not "Family." He's sorry.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 24, 2010

Candles + caring

Former Best Music Poll nominee Mike Gendron and uncle Pete Gendron team up and unplug at the Greenwich Hotel on THURSDAY (the 4th), rocking the lounge free of charge til 12:30 am.
Bob Marley’s b-day + downcity benefits
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 05, 2010


Local luminaries’ picks

I asked a bunch of people who really dig local music to help me make sure I wasn’t leaving any songs out when I was developing my list of the best 10 songs of the 2000s, but then I quickly realized that “best” is about as subjective as things come when y
A sample of other best songs of the 2000s
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 25, 2009

Musical gifts

Black metal, Goldrush, and more!
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 04, 2009
Return of the Native

Return of the Native


 In the first of two huge local concerts, SPARKS THE RESCUE play homecoming kings at the Station after becoming champions of the world on a...
By webteam  |  June 17, 2009