"There are many moments on the record that are inspired by people who either play in the city or have come through on tour that I discovered. It comes from a lot of local stuff, believe it or not."
“[Dolan] got a lot of attention because he is very anti-authority. We didn’t gel. That was not the time for us to gel. But later, when Bush won his second [term], he came to me like, ‘Are we going to throw bricks through windows or what?’”
Here are some quick notes on some of the great initiatives and products we encountered, along with tidbits on what we learned from our interaction with their spokespeople and owners.
Iconic cannabis businessman points to hemp, gives Mass rec rollout relatively good grades
The battle for the future of boxing takes a pivotal and scandalous stop in Boston
With a bit of friendly convincing and the usual self-doubt, Providence’s emo punk act finds their sound for their new record.
From picking up synths to switching songwriting credits, Roz and the Rice Cakes explain how the band slipped into its most mesmerizing sound yet.
Providence punk latinx Downtown Boys talk defeating Trump, how to tweak Get Out, and the secret to being cool.
Pulp Fiction fashion, art, and burlesque show hits Providence
Leah Carroll’s book revisits rough Rhode Island memories and tough personal trials