Out of Print

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


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 fucking the future is exactly what Mattress ...   More
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 WW MUSIC STAFF

Cut of the Day: "Wreck My Life," Slim Fortune


Here's what we know about new Portland band Slim Fortune: It's a group featuring Rex Marshall and Max Avalon of electro-R&B trio Mattress and Jay Winebrenner of 31Knots. It's making its debut performance this Wednesday at Holocene. And, according to the description accompanying the listing on the venue's Web site, the band plays "classic soul/rock'n'roll." That's about it. Well, ...   More
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 MATTHEW SINGER

Video Roundup: Mattress! Sapient! Oxykitten! Dropa!


We know the video you're all waiting to see right now is the footage of Portland indie-pop army Typhoon's performance from tonight's The Late Show with David Letterman that'll surely be all over the local blogosphere tomorrow (you've probably already seen Sallie Ford's Letterman appearance from Wednesday night -- apparently Dave's mistaken our city for a young intern, 'cause he's clearly got a hard-on ...   More
Thursday, August 4, 2011 MATTHEW SINGER

Advance Cassette: Mattress, WFMU Tape

Label: Eggy Records Color: Red Insert: Hand painted on blue construction paper Replayability: 9/10 Rex Marshall was born to record music straight to a cassette tape. Or at least, I like to imagine that this was all in the cards at some point; that Marshall, growing up outside the Vegas strip, took in just as many cheap, warped Human League and Duran Duran tapes as wheezing Elvis impersonators. ...   More
Thursday, July 8, 2010 MICHAEL MANNHEIMER


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