Music

Mike D's Top Five -- Can't Miss Shows of December
December 2, 2013 No Commentby

Mike D’s Top Five — Can’t Miss Shows of December

Five of the biggest concerts happening in RI this December 1. Saturday, December 7: A Wilhelm Scream (Partycrasher CD release!), Half Hearted ...

Be The Fan
November 27, 2013 No Commentby

Be The Fan

There are many intricate pieces involved in creating a truly memorable live show. You must give credit to everyone involved, from ...

Party Pigs, Kids, Party Pigs!
November 27, 2013 No Commentby

Party Pigs, Kids, Party Pigs!

So I finally got a Friday off, and decided to go see Melt Banana at AS220 on Empire Street. If you’ve ...

CD Review: Welcome To The Cosmic Factory
November 26, 2013 No Commentby

CD Review: Welcome To The Cosmic Factory

It’s getting progressively difficult for a band to make their mark on the local music scene, let alone the national ...

Alt-Nation: Profile of The Silks and Events You Can't Miss
November 7, 2013 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Profile of The Silks and Events You Can’t Miss

I wanted to start this column addressing the recent passing of Lou Reed.  I remember reading about The Velvet Underground ...

Roots Report: Hey, Hey it’s Mike Nesmith, and Some Music for Veterans Day
November 4, 2013 No Commentby

Roots Report: Hey, Hey it’s Mike Nesmith, and Some Music for Veterans Day

The best in folk, blues, roots and acoustic in the greater RI area Okee dokee folks … How about them ...

Mike D's Top 5 -- Can't Miss Shows of November
November 4, 2013 No Commentby

Mike D’s Top 5 — Can’t Miss Shows of November

Top November Alt Shows in the greater RI area 1. Friday, November 8: Tim Kasher (of Cursive/The Good Life), Laura ...

Groove to the Music
November 1, 2013 No Commentby

Groove to the Music

Did you know the Earth emits frequencies? It has a vibrational beat. Even though we can’t feel it, there is ...

CD Review: The Silks – Last American Band
October 29, 2013 1 commentby

CD Review: The Silks – Last American Band

In contrast to the hard-driving numbers, The Silks reach down deep for the acoustic folk-blues dirge I’ve been accused of ...

Dash Around Town: CD Review – Halfway Home
October 15, 2013 No Commentby

Dash Around Town: CD Review – Halfway Home

Local musicians David Furlong and Joe Caron have made a stunning CD, Halfway Home, which contains 11 well-produced tunes and ...