“[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?’”
FROM TRICK FLAMES TO ORGANIC GAMES, EVERYTHING WE NEED TO KNOW WE LEARNED AT NECANN
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.
IN THE WEEDS WITH BOB FIREMAN
Iconic cannabis businessman points to hemp, gives Mass rec rollout relatively good grades
NEWPORT FOLK FESTIVAL: THE FESTS THEY ARE A CHANGIN’
How New England's beloved music festival is raising the bar for other festivals across the country.
ROZ AND THE RICE CAKES: HOW A PROVIDENCE TRIO GOT SCI-FI TO SNAP, CRACKLE, AND POP
From picking up synths to switching songwriting credits, Roz and the Rice Cakes explain how the band slipped into its most mesmerizing sound yet.
NEWPORT FOLK FESTIVAL: JOHN PRINE, SURPRISE GUESTS, AND THE UNJUSTIFIABLE PROBLEM ON DAY 3
Between Pinegrove and John Prine, Newport Folk Festival ended Sunday with plenty of fanfare, but there's a problem no one wants to talk about and it's getting harder to justify.
NEWPORT FOLK FESTIVAL: WILCO, ANGEL OLSEN, AND THE ART OF STORYTELLING ON DAY 2
Once again, the best parts of Newport Folk Festival came in the shape of a story, and Saturday's lineup treated us to some of the best.
NEWPORT FOLK FESTIVAL: FLEET FOXES, REGINA SPEKTOR, AND A LOT OF BABIES ON DAY 1
Friday at Newport Folk Festival reminded attendees and musicians alike that family-friendly festivals aren't always what you expect.
INTERVIEW: LEAH CARROLL’S NEW BOOK REVISITS ROUGH RHODE ISLAND MEMORIES AND TOUGH PERSONAL TRIALS
Leah Carroll’s book revisits rough Rhode Island memories and tough personal trials
TRACK REVIEW: NEUTRINOS! – “PIZZA PARTY”
In a world where everything can seem bleak, NEUTRINOS! escape to a land of pure fun and rock 'n' roll.