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Nothing’s Tired of Tomorrow is Deftones for Hipsters

Nothing’s Tired of Tomorrow is Deftones for Hipsters

Nothing – Tired of Tomorrow 13 May 2016 By: Meghan Kearney You may take the above title as an insult, so I might have picked some deceptive bait. I’ll start by saying, I love hipsters. I live in Portland. I might be a hipster. I…

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Gritty Birds Podcast Returns with Xray FM show

Gritty Birds Podcast Returns with Xray FM show

Willamette Week “Top 5 music podcast” Gritty Birds produced by Portland “music maven” (Secretly Rad Media), journalist and artist Jeni Wren Stottrup returns this Thursday April 21 with a show on KXRY XRay FM Thursdays from 1-1:30.  Episodes are on iTunes Mondays. The first episode…

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O’Brother – The sound of the sun exploding

O’Brother – The sound of the sun exploding

  O’Brother Chop Suey, Seattle, WA 3 April 2016 By: Dave Wexler Tonight, a wormhole opened up and swallowed me completely.  That wormhole was generated by O’Brother, the 5 piece band from Atlanta, Georgia. O’Brother is currently on tour with Foxing, Adjy & Tancred and…

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A Treecap of Treefort: the Portland Dream, 429 Miles Away from Home

A Treecap of Treefort: the Portland Dream, 429 Miles Away from Home

By: Meghan Kearney It has been a week since I returned home, exhausted, from this magical land called Treefort Music Festival. I returned home with a flu unlike any other – perhaps my body’s spiteful punishment for a premature return to reality. As I begin to sift through…

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The artists and showcases I will let take my Treefort you-know-what…

The artists and showcases I will let take my Treefort you-know-what…

By: Meghan Kearney Tomorrow I hit the road for my first journey ever to Boise, Idaho’s staple festival: Treefort. While living in Portland and the Pacific NW over the last seven years, and as I’ve slowly embedded myself into our incredible music scene -Treefort has always flown…

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This Will Destroy You: A black hole of consciousness in Portland, OR

This Will Destroy You: A black hole of consciousness in Portland, OR

This Will Destroy You Doug Fir, Portland, OR 18 March 2016 By: Meghan Kearney This Will Destroy, straight out of The Lone Star State, are perhaps the most perfectly stitched together catalog of beauty, noise, and rock on the market. Avoiding falling prisoner to the post-rock…

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Bag Raiders talk EP trio, forthcoming LP and 3/26 visit to Portland.

Bag Raiders talk EP trio, forthcoming LP and 3/26 visit to Portland.

Bag Raiders By:Meghan Kearney Electro-pop duo from Sydney, Australia made up of Jack Glass and Chris Stracey, released the third in a set of 3 EPs. Checkmate, aptly titled to finish off the set with a shutter, fit into the trio perfectly. A hat trick…

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Beacon, Mississippi Studios, Portland, OR

Beacon, Mississippi Studios, Portland, OR

Beacon Mississippi Studios, Portland, OR 27 February 2016 By: Meghan Kearney Upon the release of their second full length LP, Brooklyn duo, Beacon hit the road finally making a stop in Portland, OR for the first time in 4 years. Accompanied by Portland’s own solo female…

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Sad Songs Make Me Feel Better – Julien Baker / Vera Project / February 22, 2016

Sad Songs Make Me Feel Better – Julien Baker / Vera Project / February 22, 2016

Sad Songs Make Me Feel Better Julien Baker Vera Project, Seattle, WA 22 February 2016 By: David Wexler   Yes, it’s true, sad songs do make me feel better, they’re cathartic. The title of this review was stolen from the custom shirt that Julien Baker’s…

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Ra Ra Riot’s “Need Your Light”- Noisy Indie Dance on a Smorgasbord of the 70s.

Ra Ra Riot’s “Need Your Light”- Noisy Indie Dance on a Smorgasbord of the 70s.

Ra Ra Riot – Need Your Light 19 February 2016 By: Meghan Kearney   It’s been a bit since I’ve fallen in love with a Ra Ra Riot record. Shamefully, about 7 years to be exact. As I write this, I have now listened to Need…

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