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>CD reviews: Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Jakob Dylan, Pieta Brown, Jackie Greene, Crooked Still, Shannon McNally, In the Cinema

> GRACE POTTER & THE NOCTURNALS(Out now)Despite the fact that Grace Potter and the Nocturnals are a killer, must-see live band, their past studio albums have never held up to the promise quite as well.But with this self-titled release, the … Continue reading

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>Issue 22, Sept. 2008

>Summer Picks: From festivals to clubs – even to Symphony Hall! – we were thereSummer has come and gone again, bringing its share of hot days and sultry nights. It also brought – as usual – great opportunities to catch … Continue reading

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>Camera ready

>A quick post before I head off to work. I recently purchased a new camera, an 8 megapixel Canon with a 10x zoom and 1600 ISO and am hoping it puts an end to my irritatingly blurry concert photos. Too … Continue reading

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>Come on home to Green River

>A few of my favorite things from the Green River Music Festival last weekend in Greenfield, Mass.: shrimp gumbo; the very cool light-up dancing guys walking through the crowd during Lucinda Williams’ set; Crooked Still’s new lineup; and Eilen Jewell … Continue reading

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>CD Reviews: Crooked Still, Eef Barzelay, and Drew Emmitt

>Crooked Still, “Still Crooked”With their last album, “Shaken by a Low Sound,” Crooked Still put themselves on the map as one of the brightest lights in the newgrass movement – taking traditional bluegrass and melding it with contemporary sounds. The … Continue reading

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>Issue 21, June 2008

>Can Jazz Rise Again?: Though still a vibrant form of free expression, the music today is in need of some new inspiration. But can anyone rejuvenate it?When I finally settled on the cover topic for this issue, I first gave … Continue reading

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>Playin’ in the band

>The dynamics of a band teeters, from brilliance to disaster, depending completely on how its players mesh. I have never personally been part of that experience, but have been around it enough to know that one bad apple — a … Continue reading

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