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Alt-Nation: LittleBoyBigHeadonBike, Public Policy, and More
April 4, 2018 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: LittleBoyBigHeadonBike, Public Policy, and More

The Curious Case of LittleBoyBigHeadonBike Lo-fi folk outfit LittleBoyBigHeadonBike is the music of William Orchard, and armed with a guitar ...

Alt-Nation: Salt Dolls, Tequila and Zombie Girlfriends
February 14, 2018 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Salt Dolls, Tequila and Zombie Girlfriends

The Low Anthem – The Salt Doll Went To Measure The Depth Of The Sea After 2016’s wildly experimental Eyeland, The Low Anthem return ...

Alt-Nation: A Winter Music Medley
January 10, 2018 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: A Winter Music Medley

This isn’t a particularly uplifting time; the recent deep freeze has turned these parts into a dreary hellscape for what ...

Alt-Nation: Cretins, Kilgore, & Travel Light
December 20, 2017 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Cretins, Kilgore, & Travel Light

This column, we are going to throw it back to the first column I ever wrote about Kilgore Smudge, for ...

Alt-Nation: Fresh Biscuits
October 4, 2017 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Fresh Biscuits

If one had to guess where in Rhode Island The Beach Boys Way was located, Pawtucket is probably not the ...

Alt-Nation: Sad News and Other News
September 20, 2017 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Sad News and Other News

Farewell to Aurora And the slow, depressing march toward progress continues… Motif has already reported on the upcoming closing of ...

Alt-Nation: Fall Rocks 'n' Rolls
September 6, 2017 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Fall Rocks ‘n’ Rolls

Of Montreal Of Montreal is a progressive pop band from just beyond the border of Athens, Georgia. Over the years, ...

Alt-Nation: Vampires, Sayonara WBRU, and Fresh Biscuits
August 16, 2017 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Vampires, Sayonara WBRU, and Fresh Biscuits

The past few days have been a blur, and it isn’t even alcohol-related this time. There is uneasiness in the ...

Alt-Nation: Dan Blakeslee and Trying Out Jazz
August 2, 2017 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Dan Blakeslee and Trying Out Jazz

Here are some things to listen to/consider while you are trying to avoid thinking about how summer is flying by ...

Alt-Nation: Newport Folk and Arc Iris
July 19, 2017 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Newport Folk and Arc Iris

Newport Folk Fest July is the best month to live in Rhode Island for so many reasons — the annual Newport ...