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INTERVIEW: THE GRAHAMS

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A long, long time ago in a state far, far away, Doug, a part of Alyssa’s brother’s band, was asked to come back to their hometown to play her sweet sixteen party. Continue reading

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EXIT POLL: ANDREW @ ROYALE FOR DAWES

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To be quite honest, I had no expectations for this show and then they f-cking melted my face off. That’s my quote. Continue reading

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JOHN DENSMORE OF THE DOORS UNHINGED

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I quoted Robby in this piece I wrote for The Nation that got syndicated in Rolling Stone and the London Guardian, saying, ‘In the short run we might lose some dough, but in the long run our songs will mature and maybe be worth more dough.’

This is after he heard that someone decided not to commit suicide because of hearing one of our songs. That’s the point. It was a soundtrack for people’s lives. To me, that’s kind of a precious relationship, and I don’t want to distort that. Continue reading

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PEER REVIEW: AUDREY RYAN & WILL DAILEY

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On Thursday night, two New England musicians teamed up at Club Passim for a show that might darn well be worth tellin’ the grandkids about. Continue reading

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NEIL YOUNG’S HARVEST @ MIDDLE EAST UPSTAIRS

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Not quite sure if that kickass track you’re listening to is off of Neil Young’s legendary solo album Harvest? Here’s a quick test you can perform to know for sure: take a good look at your ass. Is it gettin’ kicked? Then your answer is yes. Not quite sure if you’re listening to very best of Boston roots covering the whole frickin’ thing in its entirely as part of the For the Sake of the Song’s “Harvest” Benefit over at the Middle East Upstairs? Take a good look at your ass. Is it in the hospital? Then your answer is yes.

[Wed 5.18.11. 472 Mass Ave., Cambridge. 617.864.3278. 8pm/18+/$10. mideastclub.com]