The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974)
This Arthur Rankin and Jules Bass gem reminds me of my own
life. Heat Miser and Snow Miser are always on my shoulders whenever I
am contemplating heavy decis
Califone, Quicksand/Cradlesnakes (2003)Not only a Thrill Jockey fave, but one of the best bands
of the past decade, in my opinion. These dudes mix gorgeous folk
melodies with out-there noise like
The home stretch! (Bloggers in order of appearance: Arya Imig, Ruth Brown, Emilee Booher, Shane Danaher, Matthew P. Singer, Robert Ham, Mark Stock, Jonathan Frochtzwajg, Nora Eileen Jones, Martin Cizmar.) Saturday12:05 pm @ Doug Fir Lounge
I didn’t attend any MFNW on Friday so that I would be well rested and awake early enough to see Dinosaur Jr. at Noon on a Saturday in a sm...
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)
Navigating MusicfestNW can leave even lifelong Portlanders looking like common tourists, standing dazed on a street corner, trying to figure out which direction to head. Every night is a treacherous journey in which one bad decision can ruin the entire evening. Don't worry, though: WW is here to help. Plotting the perfect schedule can be overwhelming, but it's not impossible. Each nigh...