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Rock & Reel Registration Still Open

10PM ON 22/04/2014
BY Daily Dose

rock & reel Rock & Reel is a grassroots arts project that pairs independent filmmakers with local bands and challenges them to make a music video in just three days — you still have time to enter.

On Friday, May 2nd, bands provide three songs and film teams randomly pick a band, a song and then 72 hours of music video making begins. On Monday, May 5th teams turn in their finished films.

All films will be screened at the Rock & Reel Awards concert at Fête Music on Saturday, May 17th. According to the registration page,

Regular registration continues until the day before the “kick-off” event. If there are more musical entrants than filmmakers, “extra” musical acts will be fully refunded for their entry fees and receive a free ticket to the closing concert.


filed under: Film | Music

SENE Music Video And Film Event Wednesday

9AM ON 21/04/2014
BY Daily Dose

Head over to Brooklyn Coffee & Tea on Douglas Avenue Wednesday for a SENE music event . . . but also kind of video and film as well.

6pm — music documentary shorts

6:45pm — music video competition (audience vote)

8pm — live music by NYC musicians Jefferson Thomas and Matthew Foster-Moore

Above is the video for ‘Singing So Sweetly’ by Arc Iris entered in the video competition.

Anne Beal’s bizarre animated world of dancing cabaret plant creatures celebrates the colorful music of Arc Iris, a Providence- based band fronted by Jocie Adams, formerly of The Low Anthem. The video is for their debut track, ‘Singing So Sweetly.’ Official music video, directed and animated by Anne Beal.

$10, doors 5:30pm, Wednesday, April 23, Brooklyn Coffee & Tea House, 209 Douglas Avenue


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Happy Record Store Day

11PM ON 18/04/2014
BY Daily Dose

olympic records (4.19) We’ve already discussed the live music on tap at What Cheer Records (see below) but why not do the Grand Tour. Check out Olympic Records on Wickenden Street (between Ives and Gano) where Kevin promises huge sales as well as the special RSD releases. Olympic has been open for three years now and also features two pinball machines.

Go to the Record Store Day website for the list of special releases.

Further up Wickenden is Round Again Records which has been selling used records at that location since 1979 and has a pretty sizable CD section as well.

Armageddon Shop up on Broadway carries new and used records, CD’s, shirts, etc. with a good selection of hard-to-find underground music — noise, industrial, hardcore, punk, and experimental.


filed under: Music | Thayer Street

Record Store Day — Live Music At What Cheer

9AM ON 18/04/2014
BY Daily Dose

WC RSD (4.19) Saturday, April 19th, is Record Store Day all around the world. In Providence What Cheer Records and Vintage on Thayer Street will be having some in-store entertainment as well as the offering some of the special releases made available this year including, but not limited to, Fishbone, Pixies, Zombies, and a special limited edition ‘Peanuts’ Cruiser turntable by Crosley.

Live music will starts at 3:30pm with Arc Iris, the Brother Kite, and Cotton Candy. Sponsored by Narragansett Beer. Weather is supposed to be sunny and in the 60’s. It’s like a party. Go buy some vinyl!

RSD, 10am to 8pm, Saturday, April 19, What Cheer, 180 Angell Street (above Chipotle at the corner of Thayer), Facebook event page


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Weekend In Music

11PM ON 17/04/2014
BY Daily Dose

the mowgli's Friday@Dusk, Tigerman Woah, Ten Foot Polecats, Cannibal Ramblers, Lucky United @AS220, Big Scythe, Sydesho and the Main Attraction, Project 401 @the Met, Fungus Amungus, @Machines With Magnets, Antti Tolvi, Hector 3, Nightmom, Mothertongue @News Café, Wind in Sails, Gypsy, Diana DeMuth, Gypsy Blue @Lupo’s, Taking Back Sunday, Tonight Alive, Sleepwave @Fête Ballroom, the Devil Makes Three, Joe Fletcher and the Wrong Reasons

Saturday@the Columbus Theatre, the David Wax Museum @Dusk, Detroit Rebellion, Us ‘n’ Y’all, Allysen Callery, Haunt the House @the Spot, Twiddle @News Café, PALS, the Down and Outs, May As Well, Overwith @Nick-A-Nee’s, Tim Taylor Blues Band @the Met, the Mowgli’s, Misterwives, Finish Ticket @Fête Ballroom, the Budos Band, Ravi Shavi @the Parlour, Chachi

Sunday@AS220, Rawsome, Night Slice, Nuda Veritas, the Trance @Machines With Magnets, Jason Lescalleet, Titans of Jazz @Fête Ballroom, Stephen Marley, Wayne Marshall @the Met, Pizza Underground feat. Macaulay Kulkin, Toby Goodshank, Baylies Band, Six Star General @Dusk, Haxen, Dendritic Arbor, Ratstab, Human Bodies

(Photo of the Mowgli’s)


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Typewriter Orchestra At RISD

8AM ON 15/04/2014
BY Beth Comery

BTO (4.17) Fans awaiting a recent Purple Ivy Shadows reunion performance noticed that a typewriter on a small table was waiting onstage along with the other instruments. The band members took the stage and started their prep when typist/percussionist Jeff Breeze turned to the band and asked “Can I have an ‘A’?” Much groaning. Breeze joined in on one song. (Video after the jump. He’s the one on the right . . . wearing the tie.)

Jeff Breeze is a member of the Boston Typewriter Orchestra,

. . . a collective endeavor which engages in rhythmic typewriter manipulation combined with elements of performance, comedy and satire. BTO aims to entertain the masses while providing an outlet for the creative urges of its members. (Facebook)

The BTO will take part in RISD Museum’s ‘Design the Night’ Thursday with two performances: 6pm to 6:30pm and again from 7:30pm to 8pm.

Free, Design the Night, FB, 5pm to 9pm, Thursday, April 17, RISD Museum, 224 Benefit Street and 20 North Main Street (directions)

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Week In Music

10PM ON 13/04/2014
BY Daily Dose

Liz Isenberg Monday@the Spot Underground, Viking Jesus @AS220 Psychic Readings, Sick Din, VaVa Blume

Tuesday@AS220 95 Empire, Kyle Eyre Clyd, Tom Carter, Phemale

Wednesday@Dusk, Shackletons, A Deer A Horse, the Mad Clatter, Hot Jam Factory @AS220, Bloodpheasant, Ma Jolie, the Weaks, Darklands @Machines With Magnets, Alex Bleeker and the Freaks, Snakewagon, Rafay Rashid solo set

Thursday@Machines With Magnets, Blevin Blectum, Sontag Shogun, Hiro Kone @AS220 Psychic Readings, Jason Anderson, Liz Isenberg, No Parents @Columbus Theatre upstairs, Daniel Bachman, Jael’s Peg @the Met, Family, Dubbest @Fête Lounge, New Madrid

(Photo of Liz Isenberg performing with Death Vessel)


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Roz And Rice Cakes On Vinyl

11PM ON 12/04/2014
BY Beth Comery

need to feed The new Roz and the Rice Cakes album ‘Need to Feed’ happened to be playing recently at What Cheer Records and Vintage. Roz has in the past cited Gwen Stefani as one of her early influences and there are many Gwen moments in these atmospheric and genre-defying songs. Roz has a great set of pipes.

The album was recorded at Columbus Recording Company and mixed and mastered at Machines With Magnets. It is available as a download at Bandcamp; but head over to What Cheer and pick up one of these vinyl beauties for $15 while supplies last.

(Hand model: Jennifer Daltry.)


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Weekend In Music

9PM ON 10/04/2014
BY Daily Dose

huge face Friday@Fête Ballroom, the Sounds, Blondfire, Ghost Beach @Dusk, Headrot, Martyrvore, Witch King, Venomizer @AS220, Math the Band, Dirty Fences, Huge Face, Nightmom @Nick-A-Nee’s, Biscuit City @the Met (WBRU Rock Hunt finals), Jetty, the Rare Occasions, the Stilts, the Bithchin’ Aardvarks

Saturday@Lupo’s, B.B. King @AS220, Ask the Dead, Pink Eye,Teazer, Jezebel @Dusk, Sidewalk Driver, Eldridge Rodriguez, Geri X, Most Dangerous Men Alive @News Café, Pixels, Guttersluts, Sneaky Creeps, the New Gun Slingers @the Columbus Theatre, And the Kids, Way Out @the Parlour, Mertz, Pale Amanitas, Failsafe, Matt Fraza @the Met, the Hold Steady, Cheap Girls @Machines With Magnets, Boyfrndz, Owl Food, Working, Feeds

Sunday@News Cafe, Yeesh, 14 Foot 1, Lame Genie, Oakli Boys @the Met, Jerry Douglas, Mark Cutler

(Photo of Huge Face)


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David Lamb Celebration At Columbus

12PM ON 07/04/2014
BY Daily Dose

david lamb

(4.8) Nice piece in the Providence Journal about the passing of musician David Lamb with thoughts from friends, family, and fellow musicians, and details about the event Tuesday night.

A concert to celebrate Lamb’s life will be held Tuesday at the Columbus Theater in Providence. Joe Fletcher, Death Vessel, Alec K. Redfearn and Last Good Tooth will play. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m. and the event will start at 8:30 p.m. It is free and open to the public.

Free, doors 7:30, Tuesday, April 8, Columbus Theatre, 270 Broadway, Facebook page, (directions)


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Week In Music

10PM ON 06/04/2014
BY Daily Dose

nymphidels Tuesday@the Columbus Theatre, memorial celebration for David Lamb @AS220, JV, Fam Squad, MicP

Wednesday@AS220, Nymphidels, Milk, East Coast Runaways

Thursday@the Columbus Theatre, Happiness, Andrew Cedermark, Cannibal Ramblers @AS220, the Novi Giants, Purple Honey, Daniel Pond @the Met, Bun B, Kirko Bangz @Fête Lounge, Milo and Otis

(Photo of Nymphidels)


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Rice Cakes Release Party Benefits RI Food Bank

9AM ON 04/04/2014
BY Beth Comery

roz & rice cakes (4.4) Roz and the Rice Cakes are back from a tour of the south and a six-show run at SXSW and are ready to throw a party and celebrate the release of their new album “Need to Feed.” And in a nice bit of synergy and good karma they will be collecting canned food for the Rhode Island Community Food Bank.

Chris Conti has all the details over at the Providence Phoenix.

The Rice Cakes spent the past 18 months writing Need To Feed. The album was recorded at the Columbus Theatre with help from co-producers Prystowsky and Knox Miller (it was mastered by go-to studio duo Keith and Seth at Machines With Magnets). Belisle and Foster, who built a studio from scratch for the Monster Man sessions, produced two of the new songs. And, perhaps a sign of just how unique a sound the Rice Cakes kick out, Raskin noted this is the first time the band recorded with electric guitar.

The Low Anthem and Dr. Jones and the Shiners open. Bring a can!

$10, all ages, 8pm, Friday, April 4, the Met, 1005 Main Street, Pawtucket


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Weekend In Music

10PM ON 03/04/2014
BY Daily Dose

the silks Friday@the Met, Roz and the Rice Cakes, the Low Anthem, Dr. Jones and the Shiners, Houdan the Mystic @Nick-A-Nee’s, Becky Chace Band @Lupo’s, Dirty Heads, the Burning of Rome, the Silks

Saturday@AS220, Gym Shorts, Downtown Boys, Power Masters, Miami Doritos @Local 121, Pauly Dangerous @Fête Ballroom, Dumpstaphunk, Richard James and the Name Changers @the Met, Danny Brown @the Parlour, Headless Nixon, Nymphidels, Baylies Band @Dusk, Hot Guts, Nearest, Brown Recluse Alpha @Columbus Theatre, Party Pigs, Littlefoot, Devil’s Twins,

Sunday@Dusk, Satan’s Satyrs, Magic Circle, Keefshovel

(Photo of the Silks)


filed under: Brown | Music

Free Organ Recital At Brown

2PM ON 01/04/2014
BY Daily Dose

H-V Pipe Organ (4.1) The E.J. Lownes Memorial Recital is an annual event hosted by the Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life at Brown University.

Brown University will present Bruce Neswick, Associate Professor of Music in Organ and Sacred Music at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, in the E. J. Lownes Memorial Recital on Monday, April 1 at 8 pm in Sayles Hall. This event is sponsored by the Office of the Chaplains and Religious Life and the Department of Music.

Mr. Neswick will perform works of Sowerby, Howells, Dupre, Franck, and Heiller on the 1903 Hutchings-Votey pipe organ. For more information, contact OCRL at 863.2344.

Free and open to the public, 8pm, Tuesday, April 1, Sayles Hall, Main Green, 79-81 Waterman Street


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Week In Music

8AM ON 31/03/2014
BY Daily Dose

arc iris Monday@the Narrrows, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Birds of Chicago

Tuesday@the Columbus Theatre, Arc Iris (album release), Sugar Honey Iced Tea, Chris Daltry @the Met, Passafire, Lullwater, Bourne

Wednesday@Fête Lounge, the Jonathan Scales Fourchestra, Michelle Cruze Illuminated States @the Spot, Kim and Chris

Thursday@the Met, the Underachievers, Dillon Cooper, Denzel Curry @the Parlour, the Custies, Skinny Millionaires, Us ‘n’ Y’all @the Narrows, Hot Club of Cowtown

(Photo of Arc Iris)


filed under: Music | art

Salon At The Athenaeum

1PM ON 28/03/2014
BY Daily Dose

Julien Touafek (3.28) Today’s salon at the Providence Athenaeum — Join Providence Premieres producer, founder, and artistic director, 23-year old  Julien Touafek, in a conversation about how we define ‘new music’ and how it connects to the future of creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship across industries in RI. How do we advance and call out Rhode Island’s emerging ‘Idea’ industry, in addition to making way for the new ideas of tomorrow?

Touafek is a Juilliard-educated composer and digital media innovation fellow at New York University. As a vocalist and violinist, Julien has performed at venues including Symphony Space, Carnegie Hall, Jordan Hall, and abroad in Italy, France, and Ireland.

Free and open to the public, 5pm to 7pm, Friday, March 28, Providence Athenaeum, 251 Benefit Street


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