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Rise Of The Phishheads

Report and Interview by Barney Hoskyns, MOJO, June 1996

ON A STARRY SUMMER NIGHT at Bearsville Studios, New York, the four members of Phish are bracing themselves for the inevitable Grateful Dead question. ...

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Phish: A Picture Of Nectar (Elektra/All formats)

Review by Edwin Pouncey, New Musical Express, 20 June 1992

YOU'VE NEVER heard of them... right? But, believe it or not, Phish (from Vermont) are very big fry in the States right now and no ...

Phish and H.O.R.D.E.: In the Beginning

Report and Interview by Mike Mettler, Guitar Player, 31 August 1993

Blues Traveler, Phish, Widespread Panic & Col. Bruce Hampton haven't merely risen from the Dead ...


Interview by Barney Hoskyns, The Observer, June 1996

WHEN THE Grateful Dead’s Jerry Garcia died last year, a whole era of rock’n’roll seemed to be drawing to a close. Many people assumed this ...

Phish: Billy Breathes (Elektra)

Review by Richard Gehr, Rolling Stone, 31 October 1996

Phish's sixth album, A Live One (released last year) distilled a decade's worth of dedicated roadwork by a group that reinvented improvised rock for a ...

Trey Anastasio, The Brains Behind Phish

Interview by Alan Paul, Guitar World, December 1996

OVER THE LAST several years, Phish has emerged as rock's most surprising success story, building a massive grass-roots following and becoming one of the nation's ...

Phish: Shepherd's Bush Empire, London

Live Review by Max Bell, MOJO, April 1997

BECAUSE OF THEIR FOLLOWING, THE FACT that they laugh in the face of set-lists and encourage bootlegging, these Burlington blues boys are often compared to ...

Phish: Slip, Stitch and Pass

Review by Will Hermes, Rolling Stone, 12 December 1997

LIKE The Grateful Dead, the eternally jamming Phish are best judged by their concerts. ...

The Grateful Dead: So Many Roads (1965–1995)/Phish: Hampton Comes Alive

Review by Michael Simmons, L.A. Weekly, 26 April 2000

ONE MORE NEGATIVE remark about hippies or the Grateful Dead and you punk-rock bullies will have petunias shoved down your throats. ...

Phish in the Farmhouse: An Interview with Trey Anastasio

Interview by Geoffrey Himes,, June 2000

THE FIRST WORDS you hear on the new Phish album are, "Welcome, this is our farmhouse," and you are invited, as never before, into the ...

Phish: Madison Square Garden, New York City

Live Review by Will Hermes, Spin, April 2003

YEP, the drummer still wears a housedress. The band still pause mid-song for the occasional "silent jam". And the shows still draw more deadlocked whiteys ...

Phish: Undermind

Review by Steve LaBate, Paste, 2 July 2004

THIS LATEST PHISHING TRIP begins as you'd expect a Tchad Blake-produced record would — in a fog of creepy, bone rattling Waits-ian gothic rambling, pinging ...

Phish: Trey Anastacio, 40, Manhattan

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, Harp, December 2005

A YEAR after dismantling Phish, one of the jam scene's most beloved institutions, Trey Anastasio continues to receive hate mail from bereft fans. ...

Phish: Joy

Review by Will Hermes, Rolling Stone, 8 September 2009

PHISH TURNED 25 last November quietly; after all, they'd been defunct for over four years. So consider their reunion LP, the self-released Joy, a belated ...

Phish: Fuego

Review by Will Hermes, Rolling Stone, 3 July 2014

On first LP since 2009, Vermont's shaggy heroes return to the studio in full-on party mode. ...

see also Trey Anastasio

see also Oysterhead


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