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Musings on the campaign results; farewell, Tommy

Phillipe and Jorge cranked up the sound system to 11 in the Boom Boom Room as the polls closed Tuesday night, playing Gil Scott-Heron's "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" and pinning on our "Clean for Gene" buttons. Just a pair of cock-eyed optimists
Boogie night
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  November 09, 2012

Photos: Young Adults, Creaturos, Grand Resort, and Chandeliers at Great Scott

Young Adults + Creaturos + Grand Resort + Chandeliers played Great Scott on Sunday, February 26, 2012.
Great Scott | Sunday, February 26, 2012
By JOE DIFAZIO  |  March 02, 2012

Remembering a great musician and a great man

A huge outpouring of love and respect this week as one of the most gifted musicians to ever come out of Rhode Island, Thom Enright, passed away at the age of 59.
Farewell, Thom
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  February 24, 2012

The Urinal does it again; more on Thayer Street; no joke; fun in the Bucket

Phillipe and Jorge were agitated to see the wrap-around over the front section of our September 13 issue of the Urinal, as we had grown quite fond of finding garish stickers in these parts, informing us what local firms would buy our gold or pursue a per
The whole truth?
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  September 16, 2011

First Amendment battle in the Bucket

As regular readers of this column know, Jorge is a native of Pawtucket. It was with great pride that I attended the celebration at McCoy Stadium this past Tuesday evening, commemorating the 125th anniversary of the city's incorporation.
A Catholic controversy; Taibbi’s straight talk; dandy Don; wisdom from Warren
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  August 26, 2011

Tips for young artists

This region of the country is, and always has been, a magnet for artists. If I spent some time thinking about why this is the case, I could probably conjure up a few convincing theories. But that's not my purpose today.
Express your self; bus fumes; bands behind bars
By RUDY CHEEKS  |  July 15, 2011


Photos: Ringo Deathstarr, Young Adults and The Vandelles at Great Scott

Ringo Deathstarr, Young Adults and The Vandelles perform live at Great Scott on July 2, 2011.
Great Scott | July 2, 2011
By JOE DIFAZIO  |  July 15, 2011
Boston <3s the 9tz: Today's hot new crop of local bands have (sorta) old souls

Boston <3s the 9tz: Today's hot new crop of local bands have (sorta) old souls

Photo: LARA CALLAHANI was walking down Boylston Street a couple of months ago, past the spot where I used to smoke cigarettes (and try to...
By Luke ONeil  |  June 27, 2011

Notes from the New York Underground

When I last saw Ms. Phoebe Legere, she was smiling and waving goodbye from the backstage area of the Met, where she'd opened for my band the Young Adults.
All Phoebe, all the time; "An Orgy of Corporate Gluttony" at the ProJo
By RUDY CHEEKS  |  June 10, 2011

Photos: The Young Adults at the Met

The Young Adults reconvene for their reunion concert series, on May 27-29, 2011 at the Met in Pawtucket, RI.
The Met | May 27-29, 2011
By RICHARD MCCAFFREY  |  June 03, 2011

State struggles, Gina good!

I don't know the solution to our state's fiscal and political problems. If I did, I'd probably run for public office.
The treasurer has integrity; resurrecting baseball; other musings
By RUDY CHEEKS  |  May 27, 2011

Hail the swinging geniuses!

For a tiny state, Rhode Island has offered much to the world — Mr. Potato Head, the Claus von Bulow trial, and a rich local music scene that covers the waterfront from alternative acts to blues, country, and a wide variety of artists in electronic n
A fan's notes on the Young Adults
By TED WIDMER  |  May 27, 2011

Do the funky pot roast! The triumphant (three-night only) return of the Young Adults

The shorter gent was balding, hirsute, and on the plump side. While bellowing lyrics about Broderick Crawford's machismo and the joys of being a carnivore, he occasionally wore a "brain hat" and was dolled up in a form-fitting muumuu.
Still complex after all these years
By JIM MACNIE  |  May 27, 2011

The Great Tattoo Protest of 2011

Last Saturday was just another typical day in the Cool, Cool World. Joe Kernan, the features editor and author of the best police log reports in the Biggest Little for the Beacon Communications string of newspapers, was coming to my place.
An inky situation; Weekly World News; Farewell to Cornell
By RUDY CHEEKS  |  May 20, 2011

Culture notes

You have to give the BeloJo some credit for publishing Tom Chandler's missives on the local poetry scene.
Poetry and prose; not-so-young adults; the return of invective
By RUDY CHEEKS  |  April 22, 2011
Wild Flag photo by Kelly Davidson

The good, the bad, and the indie: Boston may have broken Austin at this year's SXSW

AUSTIN, TX — The South by Southwest Music and Media Conference hadn't even wrapped up its third day before local news outlets were already bitching about the rowdiest batch of spring-break hipsters Austin has seen in the event's 24-year history.
South by South Wasted
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  March 19, 2011

SXSW 2011 (Wednesday): Dom, the Good Natured, Seedy Seeds, Young Adults, Girlfriends at Boston Phoenix's First Contact party [video]

Most of us are still recovering from yesterday's epic "First Contact" party -- the Phoenix's first-ever Austin day show -- but here's some highlights, with...
By Carly Carioli  |  March 17, 2011
Young Adults added to First Contact party

Young Adults added to First Contact party

Fuck yeah -- Allston punk trio YOUNG ADULTS, who launched their debut video just last week and anchored our Class of 2011 feature back in...
By Michael Marotta  |  March 08, 2011

The new TV season

Gil Scott-Heron was wrong: The revolution(s) will be televised.
Power to the people; enviropalooza; on the money; farewell to Dickie
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  February 25, 2011

[phlipcam video] Young Adults (release party) and Girlfriends @ Great Scott

Saturday's Young Adults' 12-inch release party at Great Scott felt like one of two things, maybe even both: a changing of the guard in the...
By Michael Marotta  |  November 08, 2010

Young Adults emerge from Allston apartments

Last month, when scraggly local trio Young Adults wandered out on stage at the Middle East downstairs to open for hyped lo-fi darlings Best Coast, college indie brats were already thronging the room.
Blitzkrieg pop
By MATT PARISH  |  November 05, 2010

In the matter of Chafee campaign manager John 'JR' Pagliarini

The outrageous attempt to tar Linc Chafee's campaign manager John "JR" Pagliarini, who fell on his sword last week and quit the campaign, is the sort of Karl Roveian dirty trick that should make any decent Vo Dilunduh long for a good shower.
Karl Rove would be proud; it’s still a Complex World; the return of Ut
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  October 22, 2010

Fall Local Pop Preview: Changing scene

The best of the season's local pop and rock
The best of the season's local pop and rock
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  September 10, 2010