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Kim Baxter: Wednesday, March 20

Blending real life with the pop life.

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[POP] Last April, Kim Baxter, former member of Portland power-twee group All Girl Summer Fun Band, released her first solo album, The Tale of Me and You, though you’re probably unaware of it.    More
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 ROBERT HAM

Big Youth

The Hugs’ Danny Delegato is ready for a comeback—at age 24.

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In 2007, 18-year-old Danny Delegato sat across from the head of the U.K. branch of Columbia Records and listened to him explain how he was going to make Delegato and his band, the Hugs, into sta   More
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Milk Music: Monday, March 18

Indie rock’s punk past, thawed out in the present.

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[INDIE RAUCOUS] Charles Waring doesn’t appreciate the suggestion that his band, Milk Music, is living in the past. He’ll admit the group is big on honoring its heroes—which, from the sound o   More
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Thollem Electric: Wednesday, March 13

A journeyman keyboardist wages war against war.

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[KEYBOARD EXPRESSIONISM] Thollem McDonas is quite literally a man without a home. The 46-year-old keyboard master has been circumnavigating the world on a journey of musical exploration for near   More
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 ROBERT HAM

Flashback: Boat

At Portland’s Towne Lounge, June 21, 2006.

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“This is a picture from the end of our first-ever West Coast tour. We were so excited for this one. We had played absolutely empty venues in California prior to this. We drove from San   More
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 WW MUSIC STAFF

Louder Than Moz

A conversation with Morrissey...or close enough.

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Morrissey is dead. Not literally, of course. In terms of media exposure, the great and powerful Moz is more alive right now than he’s been in years, what with the recent stunts he’s pulled   More
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Flashback: DJ Anjali

Spinning at Atlas on July 10, 2010.

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The “post-national bass dance party,” founded by Anjali, E3 and the Incredible Kid in 2003, started at Holocene just a few months after the club opened, and over the years has introduced a v   More
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 WW MUSIC STAFF

Emancipator: Friday, March 8

An electronic music festival mainstay escapes the stigma of jam.

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[DOWNTEMPO] Doug Appling, known in electronic music circles as Emancipator, has just been on what he calls a “little adventure.” He’s currently in Costa Rica, where he performed at the mus   More
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 MITCH LILLIE

Like a Villain: Tuesday, March 12

Holland Andrews wants to teach the world to love.

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[EXPERIMENTAL MUSICAL THEATER] Holland Andrews stands just beyond the fray of the final gathering site at last year’s Portland May Day protests, in a video for local music-media website Into the   More
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 JONATHAN FROCHTZWAJG

Jesus Freaks

In a secular city, Kutless worships in the open—to the tune of 3 million records sold.

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Chances are, you’ve never heard of Kutless.  That’s an odd statement to make about a band that, since forming in 1999, has sold more than 3.5 million albums. But Kutless might just be P   More
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 JORDAN GREEN

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