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Photos: All Tomorrow's Parties Festival at Asbury Park, NJ
Asbury Park, New Jersey | September 30-October 2, 2011
Bands perform at the All Tomorrow's Parties Festival at Asbury Park, New Jersey on September 30-October 2, 2011.
| October 07, 2011
Dan Capaldi steps out from behind the kit
On the Level
In addition to plenty of other projects, Dan Capaldi has played drums now for two of Portland's most important bands of the last five years: the brightly burning Cambiata and the still-on-the-rise Holy Boys Danger Club.
| January 26, 2011
Marc Ribot | Silent Movies
This exceptional, eccentric guitarist has traced a slow evolution from screamer to dreamer.
| November 02, 2010
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Jakob Dylan | Women + Country
“Boring” is the sort of adjective used by music snobs (hi there!) to describe the Wallflowers, the band who brought Jakob Dylan’s hoarse and unexcitable voice into the mainstream.
| April 21, 2010
The Black Heart Procession stick to the low road
On the Black Heart Procession’s first visit to Boston, back in ’98, the duo hunched on chairs at the Middle East downstairs surrounded by equipment — keyboards, guitars, a musical saw, an array of percussion.
| October 27, 2009
Marianne Faithfull | Easy Come Easy Go
The CD cover is deceptively retro Sinatra: here's Marianne encased in a lady's tux in front of a vintage microphone with "Easy" twice on the title and the subtitle "12 Songs for Music Lovers."
| March 23, 2009
Roots of spring
Homegrown recordings from Boston and beyond
Homegrown recordings from Boston and beyond
| March 18, 2009
Malian performer Rokia Traoré breaks through with Tchamantché
Some albums are extraordinary because they capture their time. Others are great because they transcend it.
| February 12, 2009
An absolute glut of cruelly reductive Top 10 lists from our dedicated staff of tirelessly enthusiastic writers
We are not at all sick of bands with animal names yet and seem to have a soft spot for Erykah Badu that we kept very hush about all year.
BOSTON PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF
| December 31, 2008
Jolie Holland’s got demons on her trail
Cleaning the kitchen of her Brooklyn apartment a few weeks ago — shortly before hitting the road in support of her fourth full-length, The Living and the Dead (Anti-) — singer-songwriter Jolie Holland was struck by an idea for her fifth album.
MICHAEL ALAN GOLDBERG
| October 28, 2008
Jolie Holland | The Living And The Dead
Holland doesn’t really need the added rock-band muscle; she’d be worth hearing accompanied only by the tap of her own toe.
| October 08, 2008
Girls Sing | Geometriya
Maybe next time Auktyon should have a little more Stoli before hitting the “RECORD” button.
| March 18, 2008
Asmodeus: Book of Angels Volume 7 — Marc Ribot Plays Masada Book Two | Tzadik
If you know Ribot only through his brilliant sidemanning with Burnett and Alison Krauss and Robert Plant, you don’t really know Ribot.
| November 27, 2007
Sweet and Lowe down
Jews in Hell chronicles Portland’s ultimate outsider(s)
Quoting Lowe, Jews represent “a cult without a leader, freelance wise-asses without portfolio.” Who am I to argue?
| August 15, 2007
Portland scene report: March 23, 2007
Sibilance starts now
Like we didn't know that already.
PORTLAND MUSIC STAFF
| March 21, 2007
Three sides of the prolific Tom Waits
In 30 years, he’s progressed from hippie cabaret crooner to experimenter to visionary. The many modes of Waits. By Ted Drozdowski Tom Waits, "Bottom of the World" (mp3)
| January 28, 2010
Steady rollin’ man
Duke Robillard on touring with Tom Waits, and more
“Right now I’m more happy than ever,” says Duke Robillard.
| September 19, 2006
Side by side by the waterside
A disparate diet of sounds at Newport
Gold Sounds were in the middle of a hellacious set of Pavement covers at the JVC-Newport Jazz Festival last Saturday afternoon when a woman who appeared to be in her 70s turned to me and said, “This is the sleeper of the day! I was going to get a lemonade and go back to Al Jarreau, but this is happening!” Slideshow: scenes from the JVC-Newport Jazz Festival
| August 15, 2006
Art and politics
T Bone Burnett stakes his claim
The canny Texas-born songwriter T Bone Burnett hasn’t stepped into the footlights for — at least metaphorically — 14 years now.
| May 31, 2006
On the racks: May 16, 2006
T Bone and the Raconteurs show their roots
Plus new records by Radio 4, Rock Kills Kid, and Ben Folds.
| May 16, 2006
Scenes from the Forget, Forget CD release
| September 11, 2013 at 1:29 PM
State to probe missing crude-oil reports #PanAm #mepolitics #crudeoil
July 10, 2013 at 3:15 PM
The answer to this week's game
June 08, 2013 at 12:15 PM
LePage: Big company didn't ask about Maine taxes #mepolitics
May 09, 2013 at 9:59 AM
LePage uses Obamacare to achieve his own political goal #mepolitics
May 08, 2013 at 10:12 AM
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