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Dreams made real

Everett Dance's The Smiling Lady
The members of Everett Dance Theatre are nothing if not adventurous, tackling such topics as aeronautics, inner-city neighborhoods, and current events in earlier pieces.
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  May 26, 2010
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Band of brothers

It’s a Bash! tells the Neutral Nation story
Acclaimed local director David Bettencourt immortalizes Providence-via-Attleboro punk pioneers Neutral Nation in his latest documentary, It’s a Bash! .
By CHRIS CONTI  |  April 28, 2010

Where It’s At

Off the Couch
Kick it like a sleep twitch.
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  April 21, 2010

Loaded weekend

From Ready Ink to Alec K. Redfearn
The Chelsy Lau Band head to Cat’s in Pawtucket with guests She Rides, Red Lanterns, and The Organ Beats; and more.
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 10, 2010



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Candles + caring

Bob Marley’s b-day + downcity benefits
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.
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 03, 2010
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Making a beautiful racket

RHD-RI presents Thunder In the Bucket
Where else could you see the Blizzard of '78 and I, Destroyer share the same stage?
By CHRIS CONTI  |  January 13, 2010

Blues summit

Off the Couch
All-stars at Lupo’s, and more!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 08, 2009
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Running with the Devil

Making a connection with Brown Bird
The surge of locally-harvested folk/roots/Americana acts flourishing in Rhode Island continues.
By CHRIS CONTI  |  October 29, 2009
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Psalms For The Deaf

Jared Paul Unleashes Prayers For Atheists
Sage Francis addressed the densely-populated crowd at Rock the Bells at Comcast Center last weekend: "This song helped get a friend of mine out of jail. Thank you to all who donated. This song is called 'Conspiracy to Riot.' Strange Famous fucking Records, Providence."
By CHRIS CONTI  |  July 21, 2009
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Weekend trip

Rad four-day psych fest will free your mind, man
It pains me to have to ask this, but looking at the insane list of bands at Boston promoter Dan Shea's upcoming four-night "Homegrown" pysch fest at Church, I have no choice: what exactly does "psych music" mean at this point?
By MATT PARISH  |  July 15, 2009
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Hard-wired fuzz

The Inclined are finding a balance
The Inclined's December '08 debut, The First Day of Many, continues to captivate my attention with big hooks, spacey synths, and manipulated guitar riffs and squalls, at times encapsulated in fuzz and exploding with unabashedly catchy gems.
By CHRIS CONTI  |  June 24, 2009
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Stay positive

Grow keep it real on livin lovin learnin
Chatting with Grow songwriter Matt Odabashian and resident rapper Sneaktechniks about their livin lovin learnin debut and upcoming CD release party, it was clear that the band has taken an admirable and ballsy approach to their music.
By CHRIS CONTI  |  January 06, 2009
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Fresh tracks

New discs by Someday Providence and Suicide Bill
It’s a big deal when Someday Providence gets new music out. Their new EP extends the band’s dedication to breezy pop, but also adds depth, dimension, and a wee bit of heaviness.
By BOB GULLA  |  July 16, 2008
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Boston music news: January 11, 2008

Notes on Beat Circus and Johnny A.
BEAT CIRCUS release their new Dreamland on January 29.
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  January 07, 2008
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Corleone turns 10

Celebrating a decade of underground excavation
Ten years of doing anything these days has to be considered an unmitigated success.
By BOB GULLA  |  October 17, 2007
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Information, please

Big shows, a one-shot supergroup, soundtracks, and more
I thought it would be a good opportunity to touch on some things that have been piling up on the local music scene.
By BOB GULLA  |  August 07, 2007
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Foo!apalooza

AS220’s annual fest is a sensory overload — and then some
What began life as the comparatively modest Fool’s Ball has mutated into an unruly (but lovable) behemoth.
By ANDREA FELDMAN  |  July 10, 2007
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Visionaries

The Eyesores’ new disc, farewell, Century Lounge
As I write this, Alec K. Redfearn and his Eyesores are trekking across western Europe, entertaining and amusing audiences with their picaresque,
By BOB GULLA  |  April 25, 2007
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Miller time

The Low Anthem's fragile wonder
Local boy Ben Miller started in Providence a few years back as a solo artist.
By BOB GULLA  |  March 14, 2007
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Heard ’round here

15 reasons to be cheerful
There were lots of great records to choose from, so I decided not to limit the list to 10 selections.
By BOB GULLA  |  December 20, 2006
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All in the family

Everett Spotlight tells the Jungels’ tales
An oft-repeated maxim about American vocal music holds that sibling harmonies are the closest and tightest — they’ve heard each other’s voices on a daily basis.
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  September 12, 2006
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Sonic experiments

Santa Mamba’s Saints and Sinners; plus RiverSing
Santa Mamba's new disc, Saints and Sinners finds the band’s chemicals growing a wee bit stale.
By BOB GULLA  |  June 15, 2006
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Local heroes

Mark Mulcahy, Alec K. Redfearn, and more  
Alongside the Feelies, R.E.M., and the Replacements, Mark Mulcahy’s Miracle Legion was one of the most promising of the indie bands of the mid-’80s.
By BOB GULLA  |  May 30, 2006
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Long time coming

Thom Enright’s Intoxicated is a heady concoction
This Friday night at Chan’s you’ll be able to catch Thom Enright and his band the Night Drinkers, with Marty Ballou on bass, Marty Richards on drums, Steve Burke on keys, and Tom Ferraro on guitar.
By BOB GULLA  |  February 01, 2006

Goodbye, hello!

  Bright Night Providence will ‘ooh!’ and ‘aah!’ you into the New Year
If anyone can get their act together, it should be musicians, storytellers, actors, puppeteers, acrobats, and the like.  
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  October 27, 2008

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