Beats Per Week

Portland's Best Dance Music Options, Feb. 13-19


What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day this Friday with your sweetheart than some forward-thinking dance music? Night Slug boss and avant-beat maestro L-Vis 1990 visits the Rose to play with Beyonda and the Bubblin’ boys. Dont be surprised to see Portland showing up more and more on Night Slugs in the coming year. The show benefits Basic Rights Oregon, which ensures that everyone, no matter ...   More
Thursday, February 13, 2014 MITCH LILLIE

Album Reviews: Strategy

“Clocky Man”/“Snowdrift Dub” 7-Inch (ZamZam)

Album Reviews
[DUB TECHNO] Strategy’s strategy is usually pretty clear: Fuse dub, techno, house and ambient music together using analog synthesizers, then get weird. Paul Dickow, aka Strategy, has kept the    More
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 MITCH LILLIE

Video Roundup: The Teach Me How To Brushy Edition


We haven't done a video roundup in a little while, but when we saw this first video here...well, we couldn't pass up the chance to share it (and some other choice local clips) with the world at large. What we have here is a video put together by the Oregon Dental Association as a part of a public service campaign to get kids brushing their teeth. I'd still like to know how exactly they landed on the ...   More
Friday, July 20, 2012 ROBERT HAM

Video Roundup: Poor Boy's Soul, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, And And And, Strategy, Youthbitch, Aaron O'Bryan Smith


Poor Boy's Soul - "Nails In The Pine"Lots of cavorting in this edition of the Video Roundup. In this case, it's a bunch of well-dressed young folk playing leapfrog with tombstones, playing dice and smooching in a church, and boozing it up to the sound of Poor Boy's Soul's one-man stomping folk-blues.Unknown Mortal Orchestra - "Strangers Are Strange"Leave it to Unknown Mortal Orchestra to come up with ...   More
Monday, February 20, 2012 ROBERT HAM


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