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Alt-Nation: A Rocking October
October 3, 2014 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: A Rocking October

Fete was temporarily closed as part of the aftermath of a shooting September 27. Sadly, this isn’t a surprise given ...

Alt-Nation: 12 Step Recovery Process for Coping with the Demise of Summer
September 4, 2014 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: 12 Step Recovery Process for Coping with the Demise of Summer

Joe Fletcher & The Wrong Reasons – You’ve Got The Wrong Man (album release) It’s been nearly four years since ...

Alt-Nation: Keeping It Simple
August 6, 2014 1 commentby

Alt-Nation: Keeping It Simple

Picked up the pieces while waiting for The $3 Bar to re-open and figured I’d recap the Newport Folk Festival. ...

Alt-Nation: A Few Reviews and Shows That Don't Blow
July 2, 2014 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: A Few Reviews and Shows That Don’t Blow

I was getting some late spring cleaning done when I came across a couple of releases that I hadn’t had ...

Alt Nation: Summer Shows
June 4, 2014 No Commentby

Alt Nation: Summer Shows

The best of alt rock in Rhode Island all summer I thought this winter was hard, but this stretch of ...

Mike D's Top Five: Can't Miss Shows of May
April 28, 2014 No Commentby

Mike D’s Top Five: Can’t Miss Shows of May

1. Tuesday, May 6: Lana Del Rey; Sold out; 7pm; All ages; House Of Blues, 15 Lansdowne St., Boston, Mass. ...

Alt-Nation: New Discs, a Peelander Z Show and Saying Goodbye to Dave
April 28, 2014 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: New Discs, a Peelander Z Show and Saying Goodbye to Dave

As we celebrate readers’ selections for the 2014 Motif Music Awards, I’d be remiss if I didn’t start with a ...

Motif Alternative Album Nominees
April 26, 2014 No Commentby

Motif Alternative Album Nominees

Sick Pills — Sickening Earlier today I was blasting the new CD Sickening from the New Bedford-based band Sick Pills. ...

Alt-Nation: Breaking Through All Over
April 1, 2014 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Breaking Through All Over

We start this week off with some sad news: that Dave Lamb of Brown Bird is still battling leukemia. The ...

Alt-Nation: Shows to Help You Beat the Winter Blues
February 5, 2014 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Shows to Help You Beat the Winter Blues

  The Atlantic Thrills –Self Titled (Almost Ready Records) On their debut full-length release, Atlantic Thrills let their retro flag ...