Eric Smith

Chronicler of ridiculousness.

Larry’s Larry’s Larry’s!!!

Strange shenanigans are afoot at the 201 Friday night with the “return” of superdeejay Larry (no last name given, or apparently required) and his solid gold (possibly literally) dancers and world-class superdeejay crew. From the “official” FB page: Before Local 121, AS220, The Firehouse, AfroSonic, LoveLife, Paint-it-Pink, IndieDance-Party, and the ‘Filthy Rich’ in Olneyville making

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Rhode Island’s Long Lost ‘That’ll Learn Ya’ Reunites (briefly) This Weekend

Since moving here fifteen years ago I’ve tried to uncover as much as I could about music and bands that were active in Rhode Island in the 80’s, stuff like Rash Of Stabbings and the Idle Rich, but until their new facebook page popped up recently I had never heard of That’ll Learn Ya, a

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This Weekend: Blue Ribbon, Panther Moderns

Blue Ribbon would like you to know that yes, they are still a band and to prove it they’ll be bringing their dreamy/dancy electropop downtown this Saturday. Excellent tracks like “Metal On Flesh” and “Eagles Fly” find the guys in some serious Kraftwerkian territory while “Feel The Weight” reminds me of Handsome Furs Plague Park

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LOADED! Returns For Sound Session Wednesday

Our long running and recently cancelled night of excellent britpop, indie rock and 80’s classics has found a reprieve or sorts at the newly revamped 201 in lovely downtown Providence. Formerly Remy’s, a hotbed of underage debauchery and well-dressed fistfights, the new 201 promises a slightly more mature partying experience, though why they want us

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