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2014 Award winners
April 28, 2014 No Commentby

2014 Award winners

AMERICANA Best Bluegrass Band — Blackstone Valley Bluegrass Blackstone Valley Bluegrass is Dave Dick on banjo, his brother Bob Dick ...

Alt-Nation: New Discs, a Peelander Z Show and Saying Goodbye to Dave
April 28, 2014 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: New Discs, a Peelander Z Show and Saying Goodbye to Dave

As we celebrate readers’ selections for the 2014 Motif Music Awards, I’d be remiss if I didn’t start with a ...

The Roots Report: Some Shows You MAY See
April 28, 2014 No Commentby

The Roots Report: Some Shows You MAY See

Okee dokee folks … Thanks for coming out to support the Motif Music Awards. Here are a few other shows ...

RI Music Hall of Fame Is Poised to Honor the Best
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RI Music Hall of Fame Is Poised to Honor the Best

Arthur “Pooch” Tavares, with nearly 60 years in the music business, continues to reach out to his old fans and ...

Motif Alternative Album Nominees
April 26, 2014 No Commentby

Motif Alternative Album Nominees

Sick Pills — Sickening Earlier today I was blasting the new CD Sickening from the New Bedford-based band Sick Pills. ...

Album of the Week: Mean Creek's Local Losers
April 22, 2014 No Commentby

Album of the Week: Mean Creek’s Local Losers

It can be a gamble when a band tweaks their sound, especially when everything they’ve done beforehand is simply brilliant. ...

EDM: The Underground Music Movement and Featured DJ Wil Trahan
April 22, 2014 No Commentby

EDM: The Underground Music Movement and Featured DJ Wil Trahan

Every day more and more party goers are starting to embrace the underground music scene. I come from the early ...

CD Review: Atlantic Thrills' Latest
April 15, 2014 No Commentby

CD Review: Atlantic Thrills’ Latest

  Surf rock that strays from the simple sounds of the sea and adds a little punk In the early ...

CD Review -- Hope Anchor's Never Gonna Let You Go
April 3, 2014 No Commentby

CD Review — Hope Anchor’s Never Gonna Let You Go

If you should live out in Toad Suck, Arkansas (it’s a real place, look it up), the name Hope Anchor ...

Alt-Nation: Breaking Through All Over
April 1, 2014 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Breaking Through All Over

We start this week off with some sad news: that Dave Lamb of Brown Bird is still battling leukemia. The ...