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August 20, 2015

Meet Roger Lion

Hello friends! Hope your summer’s going well. Andrea Kremer here again, with the latest in a series of sporadic (we prefer “eagerly anticipated”) updates from Pernice World Headquarters, here in sunny Boston, MA, where I’m happy to report that our snow pile has just about melted. And in other happy developments, Joe has lately taken to calling [...]

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July 9, 2014

UK Tour, BBC Rebel Playlist

Hello, friends! A brief Pernice-related update: The New Mendicants (Joe Pernice and Norman Blake in duo form) are embarking on a UK tour during the month of August.  It begins in on August 5th in Glasgow with two nights at the East End Social, then stops at the Edinburgh Festival, the Tartan Heart Festival in [...]

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June 6, 2014

Hello, yes, it’s been a while…

Hello friends! Andrea Kremer here. I’m a recent addition to Team Pernice. And as one of my first orders of business, I have volunteered to author the first new “news” item for this site in just about a year. That would be this post right here. You’re welcome. Why the long silence? Well, as many [...]

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July 4, 2013

The dog ate my replicator

My Dearest Friend: Funny story. I’m sitting here on the 4th of July, celebrating like most Americans do – at the dining room table with my friend Tom hand-stamping and replicating CDs containing 20-year-old studio outtakes by obscure western Massachusetts bands – when we hear an ungodly groan coming from the vicinity of the dining [...]

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June 24, 2013

Message from Joe: new Scud Mountain Boys record

First, let me get this out of the way. The Scud Mountain Boys have reformed after 15 years. If you’re interested in reading about how our reformation took place, there will be more about that in a later missive. And we have a new album coming out on July 9, 2013 on Ashmont Records. The [...]

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January 27, 2013

News from the front

My dearest friend: Hi there. Me again. So The New Mendicants CD EPs are in production, finally. As always, things took longer than expected, what with my advanced age and arthritis, Joe’s insolence and Norman’s Scot-Canadianness (sp?), but the parts have been shipped and the elves are hard at work (at a fair wage and [...]

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