Benoît Pioulard

Thomas Meluch doesn’t get out much—his music speaks volumes.

Music Stories
[TENDER NOISE-FOLK] Flipping through the influential XLR8R magazine’s recent all-Portland issue, it seems as if each page bears a face familiar to local music die-hards. But Benoît Pioular ...   More
Wednesday, October 8, 2008 NILINA MASON-CAMPBELL

Photo Review: Don Hellions and Magic Johnson at Dekum Manor, Sunday, Oct. 5th

There's a NW music documentary brewing, and it was all going down at Dekum Manor this past weekend. Kicking off in the early afternoon on Friday and going straight on through Saturday and Sunday, over 30 bands played the festival—specially curated for the purpose of filming and fun—...   More
Tuesday, October 7, 2008 by NILINA MASON-CAMPBELL

Hang the DJ: Clint Kuper

This week another Spun Academy associate joins the Hang the DJ ranks in the form of Clint Kuper. More a DJ of private events than the city's club scene, Kuper DJs full-time under his given name and kindly fills us in on the details of such an arrangement. We ask about MySpace as a promotional tool...   More
Friday, October 3, 2008 by NILINA MASON-CAMPBELL

Computerization, "Whitefangisfuckingawesome," LocalCut Song Cycle (Part 5 of 5)

And now, the time has come to say goodbye. On this final day of September, we close out the Computerization Cut of the Day series that has occupied each Tuesday for the past month. In a circular fashion, we end on the note of which this project began. While this is the last C...   More
Tuesday, September 30, 2008 by NILINA MASON-CAMPBELL

Photo Review: Love Menu and Horse Feathers at Seaplane, Friday, Sept. 26

Did you know Seaplane now has two locations on 23rd? I didn't until Friday night, when I ventured into NW to catch Love Menu and Horse Feathers performing in Seaplane's "Pop-up" location on 23rd and Lovejoy—just a bit further down the block from its flagship store. So why exactly were the ...   More
Monday, September 29, 2008 by NILINA MASON-CAMPBELL

The Builders and the Butchers Team Up with Amanda Palmer For Joint Tour

And they're off! Well, not just yet, but come mid-November, the Builders and the Butchers will embark on a just announced 20-date strong tour in support of Amanda Palmer. Yes, the Dresden Dolls' female half is taking off on a winter jaunt across the US to promote solo offering Who Killed Amanda...   More
Monday, September 29, 2008 by NILINA MASON-CAMPBELL

Hang the DJ: DJ Monkeytek

Slightly evasive when it comes to the origin of his DJ name and unwilling to disclose his real name, DJ Monkeytek keeps a mysterious profile. Guess you'll just have to hunt him down behind the decks to find out his true identity. Luckily you'll find out some info, such as just where he spins (maybe t...   More
Friday, September 26, 2008 by NILINA MASON-CAMPBELL

Computerization, "All Ages," LocalCut Song Cycle (Part 4 of 5)

Computerization is still chugging away at his LocalCut custom tracks. You can get your own one made via his site.

As we near the end of the month, our LocalCut Song Cycle too nears a close. Presented as a conversation between a 22 year ...   More
Tuesday, September 23, 2008 by NILINA MASON-CAMPBELL

PDXLR8R: Under Review (Part 1)

[Full disclosure: a handful of Nilina's photos appear in this issue, including E*Rock's contributor's portrait and the in the house show photo essay on page 40.]

Each year, XLR8R tackles a new city. They've previously been quite a bit more cosmopolitan and above the radar than this R...   More
Tuesday, September 23, 2008 by NILINA MASON-CAMPBELL
No articles in this section

Web Design for magazines