[SALEM ROCK CITY] When people speak about Portland’s
vibrant music scene, they talk about community and friendship, house
shows and DIY record labels, James Mercer and No. 1 records (congrats,
Things just keep on getting worse for the all-ages music scene in Portland. Just a few months after Satyricon and Berbati's Pan—two local clubs that catered to the under-21 crowd in town—closed, word from The Artistery's Aaron Shepherd is that the all-ages music and art space will close for good in March. This one hurts. The Artistery has been staging shows in its basement for the last 1...
Is it a rule that the best multimedia content always comes in on Tuesday morning? I have to admit, it's nice to wake up and find good stuff like this in my inbox and on the Internet. These two videos are notable for two reasons: 1) Starfucker plays a brand new song (the sugar-coated electropop romp "Mystery Cloud") in its freakin' basement and 2) The Thermals got Lance Bangs to direc...