Download a Slew of Free Portland Music

Blog offers albums new and old from Stumptown bands past and present.

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'Tis the season for giving…yourself free local music! Aptly-named local blog Wants To Give You has asked bands new, old and defunct to contribute albums and songs (also both new and old) for free downloads during the holidays.  Material uploaded so far includes albums from bands whose names will ring familiar to old-school scenesters, including Junior Private Detective, Swim Swam Swum, Curse ...   More
Friday, December 13, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Scoop: ART’s New Artistic Director Named

Gossip should have no friends.

TED’S SHUTTERS (AGAIN): For the second time in precisely two years, Berbati’s venerable, once-essential live-music venue at 231 SW Ankeny St.—formerly Berbati’s Pan, recently Ted’s in honor    More
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Video Round-up: Starfucker, Nurses, Wild Flag, MFNW and More

We Forgot about Music Videos During MFNW. Now we Remember!

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Howabout some ten-word reviews, huh? Let's keep it simple! Wild Flag, "Romance" (Okay, this is extra-old, but we missed it)Clock-punching superstars go on a field trip. Super fun!  Nurses, "Fever Dreams"Creepy dispatch from Portland: Minstrel-rave capital of the world.Starfucker, "Bury Us Alive"It's about time Starfucker had a great video! More blackface!?Blind Pilot, "Cecillia (Paul Simon ...   More
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 CASEY JARMAN

Tuesday Video Special! New Clips From Starfucker and the Thermals


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 direct a music video ...   More
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 MICHAEL MANNHEIMER

Photo Review: Starfucker, Wednesday, Oct. 20 @ the Roseland Theater

Last Wednesday, local name-changing electropop quartet Starfucker returned from its fall tour to debut a set of new songs at the Roseland Theater. The whole show was a mess of sweaty, dancing bodies and kids, and the encore even featured a "ginormous part of the crowd" getting up onstage to dance. Photographer Keith Casper was there to catch the band in all its cross-dressing glory. And ...   More
Monday, October 25, 2010 Keith Casper

Starfucker, "Julius" (Unreleased)

Congrats to Starfucker for signing to one of this fine nation's best labels, Polyvinyl. In fact, congrats to Starfucker on a lot of stuff. The Portland electroacoustic dance-pop outfit, in their own words, "wised up and took the power back." It has dropped some management, dropped the silly Pyramiddd name, and now it's dropping this bomb, "Julius," from a forthcoming Polyvinyl disc. Whatever didn't ...   More
Wednesday, August 25, 2010 CASEY JARMAN


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