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Aimsel Ponti

Aimsel Ponti is a Content Producer at and a music writer for and the Portland Press Herald. She has been obsessed with - and inspired by - music since she listened to Monkees records borrowed from the town library when she was six years old. She bought her first Rolling Stones record at a flea market when she was in 7th grade and discovered David Bowie a year later. She's a HUGE fan of the local music scene and covers it along with national musical happenings in her "Face the Music" column and with artist interviews that appear in print in the Portland Press Herald and online at You'll also find her out and about absorbing live music like a sponge and roaming around local record shops and flea markets. Aimsel is also the host of Music from 207 on 98.9 WCLZ and appears monthly on the News Center Maine TV show “207” to talk of course.

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Posted: January 26, 2015

Concert announcement! Death Cab For Cutie coming to Portland May 9

Written by: Aimsel Ponti
Death Cab for Cutie The Atlantic Was Born Today album cover

I thought it was just another Monday morning in the city. I had finished my coffee and was working on a few things while thinking about the blizzard hitting us on Tuesday.

Then…all of a sudden. I get a press release. And not just any press release. A real doozie! I did a little dance in my chair and then promptly fired up the blog machine to get the word out.

Music fans…are you ready? Say it with me:

One more time with feeling kids: DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE !!! With special guest The Antlers.

WHEN: Saturday, May 9 at 8 p.m.
WHERE: The State Theatre in Portland.
HOW MUCH: $40 in advance, $45 day of show
THEY GO ON SALE FRIDAY, JAN 30 at 10 a.m. so stop what you are doing and put this in your calendar. This WILL sell out.

Death Cab’s new album “Kintsugi” is out on March 31.

Here’s the first single, “Black Sun” It’s soooo good!

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