And the train kept a-rollin'... (Bloggers in order of appearance: Emilee Booher, Ruth Brown, Mark Stock, Matthew P. Singer, Jonathan Frochtzwajg, Robert Ham, Reed Jackson, Nora Eileen Jones.)


2:45 pm @ Doug Fir Lounge (KEXP session)
I really enjoy the driving drum work in Lost Lander's music. Makes me feel like I can scale a mountain during the peak of a blizzard. (EB)

4 pm @ Leftbank Annex
At Portland Digital eXperience, an all-star Portland music industry line-up of Larry Crane, Mike Thrasher, Jared Mees, Maggie Vail, Bob Ham, Christopher Kirkley, Alicia Rose and Aaron Colter are talking independent music in the digital age. For me, this is by far the best panel of the conference. Spotify once again takes a beating. Also, I can confirm a sighting of Bob Ham and Mayor Sam Adams in the same room, finally putting to rest persistent rumors that they are actually the same person. (RB)

6 pm @ Pioneer Courthouse Square
I am here watching Gardens & Villa mainly so I don't go home and fall asleep. The lead singer is wearing some sort of quiver of flutes on his back. He uses one of them for a Fleetwood Mac cover. (RB)

6:30 pm @ Sunset Highway
The fact that I'm missing Menomena is killing me. I feel high-strung and about to snap. Fellow drivers are staring because I'm wearing the expression of pure fear. I may miss this one. And live Menomena—in whatever incarnation it happens to be in—is a bit of a rarity. Fuck Friday night dinner traffic. (MAS)

6:57 pm @ Pioneer Courthouse Square
Danny Seim's echoing falsetto sounds so good right now. With a simple foundation of keys and reverb to back him (not to mention the setting sun), these slow resolving moments are part of what I love about Menomena. (EB)

7 pm @ the 44 Bus Line
7:05 pm @ Pioneer Courthouse Square
8 pm @ Pioneer Courthouse Square
8:05 pm @ SW 13th & SW Burnside
8:08 pm @ NW 5th & Couch
8:10 pm @ the Crystal Ballroom
8:15 pm @ Pioneer Square
8:20 pm @ Pioneer Square
8:20 pm @ Star Theater
8:22 pm @ Backspace
8:27 pm @ Pioneer Courthouse Square


8:30 pm @ the Crystal Ballroom
Listening to "The People I Know"—*the* Hosannas jam, as far as I'm concerned—I realize: This doesn't sound like shit! Props, Crystal, on the new sound system. (JF)

8:35 pm @ Pioneer Courthouse Square
8:40 pm @ Pioneer Courthouse Square
8:41 pm @ Pioneer Square
8:45 pm @ Roseland
9 pm @ the Crystal Ballroom
9:05 pm @ Roseland
9:10 pm @ The Old Church
9:15 @ Pioneer Courthouse Square
9:15 pm @ the Crystal Ballroom
9:18 pm @ the Crystal Ballroom
9:20 pm @ Roseland
9:25 pm @ Roseland Theater
9:22 pm @ The Old Church
9:30 pm @ Roseland
9:30 pm @ Roseland
 
9:32 pm @ Roseland Theater
9:50 pm @ Star Theater
9:50 pm @ Roseland
10:10 pm @ the Crystal Ballroom
10:15 pm @ The Old Church
10:30 pm @ the Crystal Ballroom
10:31 pm @ Star Theater
10:35 pm @ the Crystal Ballroom
10:35 pm @ Star Theater
10:35 pm @ Roseland
10:47 pm @ Star Theater
10:50 pm @ The Old Church
11:15 pm @ Wonder Ballroom
11:29 pm @ Branx
11:30 pm @ Branx
11:31 pm @ Bunk Bar
11:50 pm @ Crystal Ballroom
12 am @ Wonder Ballroom
12:20 am @ Bunk Bar
12:25 am @ Dante’s
12:30 am @ Wonder Ballroom
12:35 am @ Dante’s
12:40 am @ Dante’s
12:45 am @ Ted’s
1 am @ Dante’s
1:05 am @ Ted’s
1:10 am @ Ted’s
1:30 am @ Dante’s
1:48 am @ Matt’s house

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