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Sound Off 2018

Recommended Shows: Sound Off! Semifinals #1 {2/9} and Dancing on the Valentine 13 {2/10}!

HAND UP if you’re ready for an insanely fun weekend of music! This Friday & Saturday, two of my favorite annual shows are happening. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9 First up, let’s talk Sound Off!, MoPOP (formerly EMP)’s inspiring Battle of the Bands for musicians 21 & under. I worked at MoPOP for 4 years, and every. […]

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ICYMI: Ravenna Woods’ new single kicks serious ass

Guys. I can’t even. This new single from Ravenna Woods is speaking directly to my heart. This should come as no surprise to anyone, since Chris Cunningham apparently loves John Carpenter as much as I do. “Alleyways” is the catchiest dance tune I’ve heard in good long while, and while I’m listening I feel like it’s reaching […]

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Recommended Show: The Redwood Plan, Black Swedes and The West at The Sunset {11/30}

You guys! I found the perfect thing to shake you out of your Turkey/Tofurkey coma on Saturday night: a trifecta of awesomeness at The Sunset! The Redwood Plan, fronted by the always-amazing Lesli Wood, is hitting the stage along with Black Swedes (who I have fallen all over before), and The West (who released a […]

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Bumbershoot 2013 wrap-up: the return of the 3-day music marathon

Bob Mould appears to have rocked his own face off in my crappy iPhone photo. Hi guys. Hi there. Remember how, for the last, like, 5 years, I've been all "OH I AM SO OLD I DON'T KNOW HOW YOU GUYS DO THREE DAYS OF BUMBERSHOOT"? Yes. Well. This year, I convinced myself that I […]

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Lost in the Stacks: 2012 music I’m getting around to now, pt. II

Part 2 of things I missed listening to last year, but have caught my interest. You can find Part 1 here.  Ninja Turtle Ninja Tiger – I’ll Find You In Colors Conspiracy Theory Music Yeah, I know it’s a super silly name, but this Portland band is bringing the shiny electro-synth-pop HARD. It’s bouncy and […]

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