Music

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 ...

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 ...