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Top Five Bonza (Great) MFNW Acts

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Shonen Knife (Mississippi Studios, Friday, 11:55 pm) The chicks in Shonen Knife must be a bazillion years old by now, but they still only play pop-punk songs about bunnies and candy. When I grow up, I ...   More
Wednesday, September 8, 2010 RUTH BROWN

Top Five Five Songs I Love

By George Winston

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“Hey Now Baby”I’ve been working on the 1949 version of this piece from Professor Longhair’s reissue album, New Orleans Piano, for 31 years, and I’m almost there (maybe).& ...   More
Wednesday, September 1, 2010 George Winston

My Fave Huey Lewis Songs, Besides “Power of Love”

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“Do You Believe in Love”Huey Lewis and the News’ first Top 10 hit—like much of Lewis’ catalog—manages to turn cheesy ’80s production into an overwhelming stre ...   More
Wednesday, August 18, 2010 CASEY JARMAN

Top Five Exclusive (And Kind Of Strange) Party Tips

By Andrew W.K.

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5. CHUB UP YOUR PETSIn the a.m., gently feed your animal at least three whole cans of lamb and rice. In the p.m., top him off with chunks of beef and pork. Finally, before bed, massage some fish skin ...   More
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 WW MUSIC STAFF

Five Of My Favorite Local Indian Restauraunts

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Curry Leaf (15325 NW Central Drive, 645-6113) Authentic South Indian-style vegetarian buffet on Sundays. This is the next best thing to being in India!East India Company (821 SW 11th Ave., 227-8815) T ...   More
Wednesday, July 28, 2010 Dj Prashant

Top Four Penny Jam Episodes That Almost Didn’t Happen

By Penny Jam’s Scott Carver

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No. 3, Chris Boone at Loprinzi’s GymThis was early in the series, and the pedal-steel guitarist was convinced that filming his band in a gym was a practical joke. He started packing up his gear ...   More
Wednesday, June 30, 2010 Scott Carver

Top 5 Gas Station Meals We Eat On The Road.

By Dark Time Sunshine

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5. The Nachables: One Lunchables package, covered in hot nacho cheese, with a suicide Slurpee.4. Burger Box With Fries: One hot dog-shaped burger with cheese and the works, covered in hot nacho cheese ...   More
Wednesday, June 9, 2010 Local Cut

Top Five Reasons I’m Not Moving To Portland

By John Roderick Of The Long Winters

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5. Flat topography encourages hippies to build ridiculous bicycles.4. Application to become fourth member of Menomena rejected on the grounds that I was “too fat/not bicurious enough.”3. P ...   More
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 WW MUSIC STAFF

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Things I Hate About Portland by the Punk Group’s Brian Applegate

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When I was asked to write down five things I hate about Portland, my initial reaction was “only five?” I did six.The BlazersThey’ve only won one championship in 40 years and that was ...   More
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 WW MUSIC STAFF

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Best new band names.

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Guantanamo BaywatchEverything you want in a name. You can almost picture David Hasselhoff in a bright orange hazmat suit, right? The ManimalhouseSometimes, genius is as simple as sticking one letter i ...   More
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 WW MUSIC STAFF

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