MFNW By The Hour: A Guide to Friday Night


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 night of ...   More
Friday, September 6, 2013 WW MUSIC STAFF

MusicfestNW 2013: Animal Collective

For these veteran experimentalists, distance makes the music grow weirder.

MFNW 2013
Noah Lennox has some advice for bands on the international touring circuit. “Don’t say you’re in ‘a psychedelic experimental band’ when going through customs,” says the artist better   More
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 MARK STOCK

A Review in Conversation: Animal Collective at Crystal Ballroom, Sept. 20

"I liked it because I didn't really like it either. "


Anyone who has heard even a lick of Animal Collective's music has to admit  they are one of the strangest bands to have captured the attention of the indie scene lo these past 15 years. And with the release of its most recent album Centipede Hz, the band's popularity continues to grow to the point that their fan base seems to be skewing younger and younger. With that in mind, I had the thought ...   More
Monday, September 24, 2012 ROBERT HAM

Primer: Animal Collective

Music Stories
Formed: In 1999 in Baltimore. Sounds like: A surrealist Beach Boys with 21st-century editing software. For fans of: The Flaming Lips, Dan Deacon, Vashti Bunyan. Latest release: After pushing the ma   More
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 SHANE DANAHER


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