Music

Album of the Week: Queens of the Stone Age – <i>Villains</i>
August 23, 2017 No Commentby

Album of the Week: Queens of the Stone Age – Villains

Josh Homme has been feeling the urge to dance. The prime member of Queens of the Stone Age turned up ...

Documentary <i>Finding Joseph I</i>: H.R. of Bad Brains Struggles with Mental Illness
August 19, 2017 No Commentby

Documentary Finding Joseph I: H.R. of Bad Brains Struggles with Mental Illness

[See later Dec 2017 interview: motifri.com/hr-bad-brains-pop] Documentary subject Paul “H.R.” Hudson, the frontman for Washington, DC, punk legends Bad Brains, ...

Album of the Week: Gogol Bordello – <i>Seekers and Finders</i>
August 17, 2017 No Commentby

Album of the Week: Gogol Bordello – Seekers and Finders

It doesn’t happen as often as it should, but it’s enjoyable to see a band constantly progressing and adding to ...

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 ...

The Roots Report: Treat 'em Right
August 16, 2017 No Commentby

The Roots Report: Treat ’em Right

Okee dokee folks… Warning, I am going to rant again. The other night I read a Facebook post about a ...

Is This Jazz? Newport Jazz Festival ’17
August 16, 2017 No Commentby

Is This Jazz? Newport Jazz Festival ’17

    The jazz world descended upon Newport to see some of the music’s legends as well as many of ...

Album of the Week: The Two Tens – <i>On Repeat</i>
August 7, 2017 No Commentby

Album of the Week: The Two Tens – On Repeat

Along with being the home for the majority of today’s pop music garbage, Los Angeles has become the epicenter for ...

2nd Annual Warren Folk’s Festival: Music, Food, Beer
August 3, 2017 No Commentby

2nd Annual Warren Folk’s Festival: Music, Food, Beer

  In its second year, the Warren Folk’s Festival is 2-8pm, Sunday, Aug 6, at 30 Cutler Street community arts ...

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 ...

Rooftop At The G Announces It’s Capstone Event of The Season
August 2, 2017 No Commentby

Rooftop At The G Announces It’s Capstone Event of The Season

Many of us who reside in Providence are familiar with the Providence G. The lovely historic building has decorated the ...