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Out of Print

So much music. So little page space. Here are a few shows we missed in print.

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Wednesday, July 24Yak Attack, World’s Finest[ELECTRO-FUSED JAM] Goodfoot regulars Yak Attack are fresh-squeezed, organic electro of the best varietal. Rowan Cobb, Dave Dernovesk and Devin Weston pull together loops, samples and jams in a live experimental smorgasbord of smooth, danceable sound. Improvisations make every show unique, so catching two of their sets within a coup...   More
 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 by WW MUSIC STAFF

Flashback: Backspace


Music Stories
For its first four years, Backspace was just a tiny Old Town coffee shop frequented primarily by Internet gamers. Then, in November 2007, the Thermals asked to play a free show there. We asked o   More
 
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 WW MUSIC STAFF

Top Five Led Zeppelin Songs

by Gollum


Top 5
“Bron-Y-Aur Stomp”  Oh yes, we likes the way Bonzo plays with spoons. They make much more sense in music than for eating nasty taters. Strider? Stupid Aragorn. “Stairway to Heaven”   More
 
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 WW MUSIC STAFF

Out of Print

So much music. So little page space. Here are some shows we missed in this week's print edition.

mattress

Wednesday, June 19Luciano, Ikronik [REGGAE] The Jamaican singer praises Jah with uniquely infectious joy. Hawthorne Theater, 1507 SE 39th Ave., 233-7100. 8 pm. $20 advance, $25 day of show. Mattress, XDS, Swahili, Grapefruit [BAD SEED] Portland's synth-soul-sermonizer's got a new tape called Fuck the Future, which is appropriate, since fuckin...   More
 
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 by WW MUSIC STAFF

Out of Print

So much music. So little page space. Here are some shows we missed in this week's print edition.

aryaohyeah

Thursday, June 13 Richmond Fontaine, Ian Moore [LOCAL GOLD] Were there a naturalization test for new Portlanders, at least one Richmond Fontaine question would make the Scantron test. Perhaps: “Is Richmond Fontaine A) One of the tightest and most face-melting groups in Portland, B) Fronted by arguably the best lyricist in the city, C) An alt-country institution coming up on...   More
 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 by WW MUSIC STAFF

Flashback: 31Knots

New York warehouse space, 2004


Music Stories
Portland music-scene fixture Joe Haege returns this week to premiere new 31Knots songs—which his own bandmate, Jay Winebrenner, will be hearing for the first time and giving commentary on from   More
 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 WW MUSIC STAFF

Top Five Shows of Holocene’s First Decade

by the Holocene Staff


Top 5
Iron and Wine (April 2004) This was such a joyous and encouraging night in our early days. A capacity crowd poured in, packed themselves politely into the room, and fell into a perfect hush for t   More
 
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 WW MUSIC STAFF

Top Five K-Pop Artists to Watch in 2013

by Allen Huang


Top 5
2NE1 (pictured) Mysteriously quiet for the bulk of 2012, YG Entertainment’s 2NE1 are one of a thimbleful of Korean groups to have performed in the U.S. The group hopes to reclaim home territory   More
 
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 WW MUSIC STAFF

Out of Print

So much music (especially this week). So little page space. Here are some shows we missed in this week's print edition.

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Wednesday, May 22 Akron/Family, Avi Buffalo, M. Geddes Gengras [PSYCH YOUR MIND] Akron/Family actually has more ties to Portland than the city in Ohio—drummer Dana Janssen is a Rose City transplant—but no matter: The band's new, senses shredding psychedelic opus Sub Verses, like much of the group's output, doesn't have roots in any particular place oth...   More
 
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 by WW MUSIC STAFF

Flashback: The Git-Rights Gospel Revue

at the Ponderosa Lounge, Aug. 27, 2011


Music Stories
“This was our ‘farewell’ performance at a truck-stop bar in North Portland. After the band’s five-year run, I was leaving Portland to return to Austin, Texas. The somewhat straight-laced r   More
 
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 WW MUSIC STAFF
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