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  • Record Store Day Invades RI April 19, 2017
    It’s a day that’s a music junkie’s paradise. Each year, local record stores become hives for special releases and sometimes in-store performances, and this celebration of everything that is good in the music industry is held all over the world. Record Store Day (RSD) is happening once again on April 22: In Rhode Island, the […]
  • Album of the Week: The Suitcase Junket’s Pile Driver April 19, 2017
    A one-man band is so mystifying. How do they create so many sounds? How do they mimic a full band so well? A bunch of questions come to mind when a musician is playing multiple instruments at once. Enter Matt Lorenz and his music project The Suitcase Junket. This fuzz-folk enigma is releasing his fifth […]
  • Sheer Mag Shreds AS220 April 14, 2017
    That ever-so-famous phrase, “punk is dead,” has been said by at least one person a day giving their opinion on music, but whoever says that hasn’t experienced what has been happening in Providence recently. Hairspray Queen are a bunch of kids who play emphatic hardcore punk that’s intense and emotional. Downtown Boys have been gaining […]
  • Album of the Week: Alexandra Savior’s Belladonna of Sadness April 12, 2017
    A smooth track with a poignant beat can leave a lasting impression, pleasing the senses while sparking artistic intrigue. Portland, Oregon, artist Alexandra Savior has that going on with her debut album Belladonna of Sadness that was released on April 8. She has a brand of alt-pop heavily rooted in jazz and vintage R&B, a […]
  • Miracle Legion Plays The Narrows On April 7th April 7, 2017
    From the ‘80s onward, there have always been a few bands that not a lot of people knew about but which  had a cult impact on American pop culture. One of those bands is Miracle Legion. Started in New Haven  in 1983, they always maintained a strong underground following. The band reached a wider audience […]
  • Album of the Week: Mastodon’s Emperor of Sand April 7, 2017
     While steadily evolving in countless directions, metal has also experienced a resurgence in the 21st Century. The genre has long been a fixture in the underground, but bands like Atlanta shredder titans Mastodon have brought it back to the forefront of music culture. Their melodic tendencies are accessible while the guitars and their attitude keep […]
  • Album Of The Week: Pile’s A Hairshirt Of Purpose March 29, 2017
    Boston art punk act Pile are on the verge of smashing through something. Whether they have a shot at being the next darlings to come out of New England or they’ll increase their artistic abilities to even higher levels, these angsty noisemakers have a chip on their shoulder and they’re going to let you know […]
  • Laura Stevenson Plays Newport On March 30 March 29, 2017
    What separates the singer-songwriter type of musician from their contemporaries is how they can shine in different situations. Whether it’s by themselves or with a band, they know how to captivate an audience while showing their soul through song. New York artist Laura Stevenson knows how to do just that while expressing a versatile style […]
  • The Parlour Holds A Benefit For No LNG In PVD on March 23 March 22, 2017
    No LNG In PVD is bringing the environmental concerns of local residents to the forefront. The group consists of area residents, the Environmental Justice League of Rhode Island, The FANG Collective, Rhode Island Sierra Club, other environmental and community groups and local churches that are working to halt National Grid’s proposed $180 million Fields Point liquefied […]
  • Album Of The Week: Spoon’s Hot Thoughts March 22, 2017
    When a band has been around for a couple decades, musical lulls are to be expected. It’s rare for an act to consistently put out gems of songs and albums as if it was all planned from the beginning; however, the Austin, Texas, indie rock stalwarts Spoon is one of the rare ones. They released their […]

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