Not your father’s hardcore—unless your father is an old scumbag.
The definitive sound of punk has been fiercely debated for
decades, but one thing most critics can agree on about the music is its
antagonistic nature. Right down to its name, Portland’s Drunk D
The Know2026 NE Alberta St., 473-8729, theknowpdx.com. 3 pm-2:30 am daily.An iconic punk club that’s never entirely fit any incarnation of its neighborhood, the Know enjoys a sparkling international
Friday, Jan. 10Hovercraft Records Showcase: Hornet Leg, Charts, Mythological Horses, Vasas, LA Drugz, Sealion, Burnt Thrones Club[LO-FI SOUNDTRACK] Hovercraft Records rules. Not only does it back some of the best and most raw bands in Portland, for this showcase, it’s offering a free cassette compilation to the first 250 patrons. And you can bet your firstborn that any Hovercraft compilation is going ...
How to grow a punk band: play basements, record with Steve Albini, impress Garbage.
If there were a “right way” to make it as a punk band,
Screaming Females would be a prime example. Being from New Brunswick,
N.J.—a bona fide Mesopotamia of the East Coast DIY scene—cert
While the rest of Alberta Street grows up, the Know has become Portland’s mecca for punk and hard rock.
The Know’s barroom half is a ramshackle container for
cheap beer. Its restrooms appear to idolize CBGB’s storied stalls. The
adjoining show space might as well be a basement. The club’s ro
Who doesn't love dive bars? Nobody, that's who—although few love a good dive as much as And And And's Bim Ditson. That's why he put together the Underbelly Bender, a six-week crosstown concert series dedicated to celebrating Portland bands and the bars that nurture them. In conjunction, each week here at wweek.com we will be profiling the hosting bar and its local music history. For the ...
Not content to simply be universally regarded as one of Portland finest young bands, And And And is apparently running for some kind of music scene mayorship only they seem to know exists. This past summer, the band brought together the local music community for its inaugural Rigsketball tournament, staging guerrilla basketball games all across town. Now, as winter approaches, And And And is taking ...