Music

CD Review: Mike Laureanno's “Pushing Back Wintertime”
January 21, 2014 No Commentby

CD Review: Mike Laureanno’s “Pushing Back Wintertime”

“Rhode Island’s Mike Laureanno is truly a multi-talented Renaissance man who wears the hats of singer, songwriter, producer, engineer and ...

My Return to Hardcore ... 20 Years Later
January 15, 2014 2 commentsby

My Return to Hardcore … 20 Years Later

If you had told me five years ago I’d be back in a club watching hardcore, I would have thought ...

Alt-Nation: Swan Point
January 14, 2014 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Swan Point

“A more groove orientated T. Rex kind of Electric Warrior feel.” –Swan Point’s upcoming album Salt  Whelp, the polar vortex ...

HXC: Bad Swimmers 10
January 9, 2014 No Commentby

HXC: Bad Swimmers 10″ Record Release Party

I was skateboarding in the South Attleboro Kmart parking lot with a couple friends of mine. It was about 10 ...

Mark Cutler Dreams, Junior Varsity Arson Burns It Up
January 8, 2014 No Commentby

Mark Cutler Dreams, Junior Varsity Arson Burns It Up

  The best in local albums of 2013 and the best in January 2014 concerts 2013 was a strong year ...

Roots Report -- You're Makin' Me Dizzy
January 6, 2014 No Commentby

Roots Report — You’re Makin’ Me Dizzy

Okee dokee folks … I read a quote the other day. “Writing about music is like dancing about architecture.” That ...

Mike D's Top Five: Can't Miss Shows of January
January 5, 2014 No Commentby

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

1. Saturday, January 11th: Rustic Overtones, Grace and The RSO, Viking Jesus; $10 advance / $12 day of; 7:30 pm ...

CD Review: The Mighty Good Boys' “It Ain't Easy”
December 17, 2013 No Commentby

CD Review: The Mighty Good Boys’ “It Ain’t Easy”

What determines a hit? Obviously nobody really knows for certain, or we’d all be millionaires with our songs saturating the ...

Pull The Covers Off
December 17, 2013 No Commentby

Pull The Covers Off

Stars shine and then they fade away, much like people do. Those who once made a mark on the music ...

Alt-Nation: Some New Discs and Shows to Bid 2013 Goodbye
December 3, 2013 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Some New Discs and Shows to Bid 2013 Goodbye

Rock in RI: Clarkin’s top shows of December Throwing Muses – Purgatory/Paradise It’s been a decade since Newport’s own Throwing ...