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HillyTown’s Bryan Bruchman talks about Portland bands, Maine music, and BTR Hear & There: Maine

I have known Bryan Bruchman for a number of years, both as a friend and as I guy I admire for being smart, arty, musically inclined and an all around good dude. Among many, many other things, he is the force behind the Portland music blog¬†HillyTown.com, he has played in a number of bands, and […]

Mike Cunnane’s Brass Cankles is like MTV minus reality TV, plus Portland and music

Mike Cunnane plays drums for The RattleSnakes, a band he has been in for 6 years, and he plays percussion in Sunset Hearts. He also documents the goings-on of Portland’s underground, indie and punk scenes on his video blog called Brass Cankles. The blog features well over 100 videos of 60 to 70 unique bands […]