Local Review: The Adonis – The Bugs That Gave Me Nightmares

Local Review: The Adonis – The Bugs That Gave Me...
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The Adonis The Bugs That Gave Me Nightmares I’m Serious It’s a Joke Records Street: 2005 The Adonis = The Get Up Kids + Death Cab For Cutie “I’m a

Local Review: SEQ CHAPTER h r 1Venus Euphoric – The Other Nine Planets Are Next

Local Review: SEQ CHAPTER h r 1Venus Euphoric – The...
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SEQ CHAPTER h r 1Venus Euphoric The Other Nine Planets Are Next The Collective Intellegence/Chabrama Record Street: 2006 Venus Euphoric = AFI + any number of bands that sound like

Localized: Bob Log II

Localized: Bob Log II
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Localized is every second Friday of the month at the Urban Lounge, a private club for members. This month it falls on Sept. 14th. Bad Brad Wheeler’s new band, Pink

This is Getting Hairy: Mirah Interview
What is That Noise? Come on, Feel the Noise! Make Some Noise! Words that ought to rhyme with noise (Boise), but don’t.

What is That Noise? Come on, Feel the Noise! Make...
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It was an uncharacteristically dry President’s Day weekend in Portland, Oregon, and I was hosting a crew of friends who had come to visit from LA, the Bay area, and my former home of Salt Lake City. It had been a while since we had all been in the same town together, and we were appropriately wasted off of a hefty amount of inappropriate booze (Goldschlager and Hamm’s). … read more

Sasquatch Festival 2008

Sasquatch Festival 2008
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My Carbon Footprint is as Big as My Wang* A Belated after-the-fact mini travelogue from Memorial Day 2008 in which a Utah native turned Portland area Radio Shack employee has experiences both musical and existential. … read more

My Bloody Valentine Show Review

My Bloody Valentine Show Review
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I could hear tiny symphonies at the ceiling or giant orchestras tucked in the corners of the room, miniature melodies layered underneath a massive wall of sound. I had forgotten myself, which is of course the first symptom of a good show, and was unwittingly staring at my shoes.  … read more

Review: Changing Times

Review: Changing Times
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Changing Times Andre Techine Koch Lorber Films Street: 10.03 Changing Times is a French romantic drama starring Gerard Depardieu and Catherine Deneuve. What’s the matter, still not convinced you should

Review: Greg The Bunny: Best of the Film Parodies

Review: Greg The Bunny: Best of the Film Parodies
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Greg The Bunny: Best of the Film Parodies Spencer Chinoy IFC/Shout! Factory Street: 10.24 Is the mere concept of foul-mouthed puppets funny? If you’ve ever seen Meet the Feebles, you

Review: The True Legend of the Eiffel Tower

Review: The True Legend of the Eiffel Tower
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The True Legend of the Eiffel Tower Simon Brook Koch Vision Street: 10.03 I’ve been waiting for my chance to use superfluous French euphemisms in my reviews. Perhaps this, a