Amsterdam’s Altin Gün transformed SE Portland’s Revolutionary Hall into a dusty Turkish bazaar on a wet, chilly Thursday night to a sold-out crowd, reminding us why live music is so … Continue reading
Tortoise & Tenon: Tortoise & RJD2 @ Soul’d Out Music Festival; 4.20.2017; McMenamin’s Crystal Ballroom, Portland, Or.
Chicago’s Tortoise elevated an at-capacity crowd with their minimalist post-everything rock ‘n roll for the second night of the Soul’d Out Music Festival. The mortise and tenon joint has been … Continue reading
A lot of cutting edge electronic music is confined to the studio space. From beastly, behemoth modular rigs to full-size synths that weigh as much as a Sherman Tank, and … Continue reading
THE HIVE DWELLERS GENDERS O PAON WYRD VISIONS MAGNETIC RECONNECTION (a film by Kyle Armstrong) KEY LOSERS ASHLEY ERIKKSON (solo lounge set) Due to a series of complications, … Continue reading
You wake up in a strange place; the outskirts of some strained and cracked Metropolis. The streets are littered with potholes and debris: the sound of hounds baying in the … Continue reading
Stephen Steinbrink is a gem, burrowed deep in the bunkers of basements & record store taverns, a never-ending whirlwind of travelling, writing, recording. He is, as Patti Smith of Tom … Continue reading
A funky little basement show in an art studio. Dim red lighting, the low ceiling draped with white christmas lights. A low stage, large canvasses leaning against every wall. I … Continue reading