In this new column, WW music calendar and contributing writer Mitch Lillie helps the discerning club-goer put together their weekly calendar by compiling Portland's best dance-music options for the next seven days. Turn up, tune in, drop the bass.
(9 pm, $5, 21kknd)
â Everyone has destroyed their bodies enough these past few weeks. If one hangover or another has left you feeling depleted, deep house in a light therapy bar is just what the doctor ordered. Deep house veteran and Click Track Lab radio host Apolinario Ancheta hosts the Vitamin D producing evening Saturday at Lightbar. (10 pm, free, 21kknd)
â Once youâve juiced up on natural light and music, itâs time to start paying off the enormous spiritual debt you incurred by rejecting momâs New Years congratulatory calls while grinding to Lil Jonâs âTurn Down For What.â The church of doge will accept your repentance at #Testify Wednesday at Holocene. Honest John, DJ Portia, New Dadz and Sex Life will spin everything from future club to R&B. Itâs now or never to dance yrself clean. (9 pm, free, 21kknd)
â Contrary to what Skream said last year, dubstep is not dead, itâs just relegated to the Tuesday night slots. Thatâs OK, though, as the once-broified genre mutates into more refined genres like bass. Leading the charge back to respectability at the Analog are BennyRox, Loco Potion, Fvck$wvg and Kellan & Cin. (9 pm, free, 21kknd)