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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

Cruel Hand carves out a following, Jon Nolan's new CD, and more

The "Sibilance" staff will admit to never having heard CRUEL HAND 's music before last week, but we find it remarkable that the Portland-based hardcore band have carved out a following in New Zealand, where they recently played a string of shows.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 08, 2011

Topping the charts

The metalsmiths in DEAD SEASON have hit the HEATSEEKERS (NORTHEAST) BILLBOARD chart with their latest album, The Negative NUMBers . It's debuting this week at positive number 2.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 17, 2011
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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
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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
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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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Tiger Saw slow dance in the dark

For just over a decade, Dylan Metrano has been bringing together any number of musicians to form ever-evolving versions of his band Tiger Saw.
We've got the night
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  October 29, 2010