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So much music. So little page space. Here are some shows we missed this week.

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Wednesday, July 31 Hovercraft Records Showcase: Hornet Leg, Charts, Cafeteria Dance Fever [LABEL PARTY] Portland punk label Hovercraft shows off two of its latest acquisitions, groovy garage-dwellers Hornet Leg and garage-y beach-dwellers Charts, along with drunken prom band and longtime label associates Cafeteria Dance Fever, who are kicking off a national tour. Club 21, 2035 NE Glisan St., ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 WW MUSIC STAFF

Win Tickets to Sun Angle's Record Release Show Tonight!

You read the review in this week's paper—you read it, right?—now, get your copy of one of the most anticipated local albums of the year at Mississippi Studios!

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Despite what the current weather might indicate, a storm is coming, and its name is Sun Angle. Tonight, the Portland super-trio and Best New Band finalist celebrates the release of its first full-length album, Diamond Junk, at Mississippi Studios. Here's what I wrote about it in this week's paper: One does not simply record Sun Angle. Feeding psychedelic guitars and pan-global rhythms through ...   More
 
Friday, May 10, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Album Review: Sun Angle

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Album Reviews
[PSYCH-PUNK] One does not simply record Sun Angle. Feeding psychedelic guitars and pan-global rhythms through punk tempos delivered with free-jazz abandon, the band—a collaboration between thr   More
 
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Family Function

Meet the Salas-Humaras.


Music Stories
Walter Salas-Humara and Charlie Salas-Humara have nothing in common.  Well, except for the last name, of course. And Charlie’s dad, who happens to be Walter’s brother. In musical terms,   More
 
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Cut of the Day: "Time Snakes," Sun Angle

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Has there been a more hotly anticipated first album by a local band than this Danny Seim-produced debut by Sun Angle? Not for a good long while, I would argue. And for damn good reason too. This trio has been tearing it up on the live circuit for 18 months or more, finding its collective sound and building ample strength along the way. Trying to capture the manic energy of the band's live sets ...   More
 
Thursday, March 7, 2013 ROBERT HAM

The Many Bands of Papi Fimbres

How culture shock created Portland’s busiest musician.


Music Stories
When David “Papi” Fimbres’ mother was pregnant with him, she knew her child was special. A shaman told her so. She already had two children, but this one, she was told, would be born with pr   More
 
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Top Five Papi Fimbres Projects


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Sun Angle Initially sounding like “a sped-up Can,” Fimbres describes the material on the band’s upcoming debut—recorded in a cabin in Zigzag, Ore., under certain, um, mycological influenc   More
 
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

The Best of Everything Else 2012

We didn’t just sit around listening to records all year. Some of us actually left the house.


Music Stories
Best Show Almost No One Saw: Matthew Shipp Trio It was quite a surprise to find Jimmy Mak’s not even one-third full for a rare Portland appearance by powerhouse pianist Matthew Shipp and his t   More
 
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 AP KRYZA

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