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Is This Jazz? My Funny Valentine
January 31, 2018 No Commentby

Is This Jazz? My Funny Valentine

  Many jazz standards have faded from popular memory and been usurped by newer charts, but a select few continue ...

Down With Love: A Cabaret
January 31, 2018 No Commentby

Down With Love: A Cabaret

  Down With Love: A Cabaret will be presented on February 16 at the Common Fence Point Hall in Portsmouth. Jeff ...

Album of the Week: Ty Segall – <i>Freedom’s Goblin</i>
January 31, 2018 No Commentby

Album of the Week: Ty Segall – Freedom’s Goblin

If you have been reading this review column for the past couple of years, there’s one thing that you should ...

Z-Boys’ Residency, Newport Blues Café, Starts Feb 1
January 31, 2018 No Commentby

Z-Boys’ Residency, Newport Blues Café, Starts Feb 1

The Z-Boys are a power trio that set themselves apart. This act from Newport brings an amplified style of surf ...

Jazz Insights: Rick Wells
January 24, 2018 No Commentby

Jazz Insights: Rick Wells

Portsmouth’s Rick Wells is truly one of New England’s top jazz drummers. Rick separates himself from other drummers, smartly choosing to ...

Album of the Week: Matthew Stubbs and the Antiguas
January 24, 2018 No Commentby

Album of the Week: Matthew Stubbs and the Antiguas

Over the past couple of months, there’s been a band from Boston that has nearly everyone affiliated with the city’s ...

Album of the Week: The Prefab Messiahs – <i>Psychsploitation Today</i>
January 19, 2018 No Commentby

Album of the Week: The Prefab Messiahs – Psychsploitation Today

Worcester, MA, psych-rock act The Prefab Messiahs were a bit ahead of their time when they started out during the ...

Be Prepared for Nobody’s Boyscout
January 17, 2018 No Commentby

Be Prepared for Nobody’s Boyscout

Nobody’s Boyscout is a true case of musical serendipity. They are proof-positive that the incestuous Providence music scene provides consistent ...

The Messthetics at Machines with Magnets, Jan 11
January 10, 2018 No Commentby

The Messthetics at Machines with Magnets, Jan 11

Some of the best music comes from ideas that are inventive. These ideas push boundaries and inspire new sounds that ...

Album of the Week: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – <i>Wrong Creatures</i>
January 10, 2018 No Commentby

Album of the Week: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Wrong Creatures

In an age where the mass populace is questioning rock ‘n’ roll’s legitimacy due to the mass proliferation of pop ...