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Ben & Jerry’s Launches New “It’s Ice…Cream” Phish Flavor: A Roundtable

As respected music journalists, we get a ton of stuff for free and we are very grateful. (Please send us all the free things.) But…
James Rettig | June 7, 2018 - 1:28 pm


The 9 Most Expensive Record Store Day 2015 Flips On eBay

Another Record Store Day has come and gone, and now we get to sit back and watch the lucky few who managed to snag exclusive…
James Rettig | April 20, 2015 - 5:23 pm

Area Codes

Area Codes: 802 – Burlington, VT

Given that everyone in Vermont has the same area code -- the state's population is only 600,000, after all -- I could have easily copped…
Corban Goble | December 2, 2011 - 9:49 am

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Plague Outbreak Threatens Annual Phish Event

Jam-band legends Phish have a bit of an annual Labor Day tradition. Every year, for the past eight years, they have ended their summer tours…
Tom Breihan | August 20, 2019 - 10:49 am

Vampire Weekend, Phish Cover “Gloria” To Celebrate St. Louis Blues’ First Stanley Cup

Last night, the St. Louis Blues won their first-ever Stanley Cup. They took the championship on the road, winning a dramatic game 7 against the…
Tom Breihan | June 13, 2019 - 9:32 am

Oregon State Just Held The First Phish Studies Conference

In recent decades, the price of a college education has increased to the point where it has become a genuine national crisis. Entire generations are…
Tom Breihan | May 20, 2019 - 9:28 am

Phish Pull Off Elaborate Hoax About A Fake Scandinavian Band

Kasvot Växt are about as obscure as a band can get. The Scandinavian prog rockers’ legendary lone album í rokk was released in the early…
Andy Cush / Spin | November 1, 2018 - 12:18 pm

Phish Forced To Cancel Curveball Festival Due To State Of Emergency

Phish were scheduled to put on their 11th festival, named Curveball, this weekend in Watkins Glen, located in western New York, but they've had to…
James Rettig | August 16, 2018 - 6:46 pm

Watch Phish Cover Radiohead At MSG

Phish are currently on the tail end of their "Baker's Dozen" 13-night residency at NYC's Madison Square Garden, where every night features a setlist inspired…
Peter Helman | August 5, 2017 - 2:27 pm

Watch Fleet Foxes Cover Phish And Return The Phavor

Earlier this week, Phish opened their Madison Square Garden show with a cover of Fleet Foxes' "White Winter Hymnal." So, it's only natural that Fleet…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 28, 2017 - 1:37 pm

Watch Phish Cover Fleet Foxes At MSG

Tonight was day five of Phish's 13-night stand at NYC's Madison Square Garden. The show was powdered donut-themed -- because baker's dozen, get it? --…
Peter Helman | July 26, 2017 - 11:07 pm

Phish Drummer Wins Local Election

The drummer for the jam band Phish has been elected to his Maine town's Board of Selectmen. Jon Fishman will take a place…
Associated Press | June 16, 2017 - 12:47 pm

Phish’s Drummer Is Running For A Board Seat In His Hometown

The drummer for the jam band Phish is running for office in his hometown in Maine.
Associated Press | April 12, 2017 - 6:28 pm

Hear Strand Of Oaks Cover The Stone Roses, Primal Scream, & Phish For Lagniappe Sessions

Last week, Timothy Showalter, the raw Midwestern rock 'n' roller who records as Strand Of Oaks, released his new album Hard Love. And after the…
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2017 - 10:16 am

Bernie Sanders Locks In The Jam Band Vote

Phish have been big supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders for a while now. Drummer Jon Fishman and bassist Mike Gordon have both publicly
Peter Helman | March 2, 2016 - 7:05 pm

Jeff Tweedy, RHCP, Sebadoh, Half Of Phish, & Dozens More Musicians Sign Letter Endorsing Bernie Sanders

Yesterday, Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders unveiled a long list of celebrity endorsements. Among the 128 names and signatures added to the…
Peter Helman | September 19, 2015 - 12:54 pm

Watch Key & Peele Mock Phish Fans In Series Finale

The two dudes I know in real life who are actual fans of Phish are both great people with reliably great taste, so I try…
Caitlin White | September 11, 2015 - 5:39 pm
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