pdx pop now! picks for friday, july 30th, 2010

blue horns

Free-spirited vocals and bouncy beats call for arm-flailing good times; Blue Horns are an excellent opening band for PDX POP NOW!
6:00PM, INSIDE

subarachnoid space

San Francisco’s SubArachnoid Space is an instrumental band that throbs low in your bones and brings you into lulls of psychedelic haze.
10:10PM, INSIDE

tu fawning

Simultaneously grimey and beautiful, Tu Fawning come to you from behind an unlikely facade where lo-fi-meets-jazz.
11:35PM, OUTSIDE

au

AU (pronounced Ay-You) create music that squirms with activity and laps up as much rich instrumentation as possible.
12:15AM, OUTSIDE


pdx pop now! picks for saturday, july 31st, 2010

guantanamo baywatch

Guantanamo Baywatch help aid a surf rock resurgence with boatloads of charisma and swagger.
2:05PM, OUTSIDE

o bruxo

Newcomers O Bruxo blend Latin and American influences into their raucously entertaining dance jams.
3:25PM, OUTSIDE

brainstorm

Brainstorm make pop-influenced experimental music that’s a delicious blender-whipped amalgam of style. Don’t miss them.
6:15PM, OUTSIDE

asss

If rambling, drums, and drones are your bag, get some Asss.
6:55PM, OUTSIDE

eternal tapestry

One of Portland’s best-known psychedelic rock bands, Eternal Tapestry do just that, simply, purely, and without BS.
9:00PM, INSIDE

hockey

Hockey are one of few dance Portland bands who have moved onto bigger pastures. Catch them before they head off to play Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits.
12:25PM, OUTSIDE


pdx pop now! picks for sunday, august 1st, 2010

why i must be careful

John Niekrasz and Seth Brown impress all who see them with only drums and a Rhodes piano; their talents as musicians are undeniable.
12:00PM, INSIDE

billygoat

Artists David Klein and Nick Woolley combine visual and audio to create enveloping multi-sensory performances.
5:30PM, INSIDE

get hustle

Get Hustle say they sound like “Apocalyptic Rainbows”, and it’s fitting; delicate instruments pound in a way that is fit for the apocalypse.
8:20PM, INSIDE

aan

Using blinking keys and unlikely comforting melodies, aan playfully tickle ears in nostalgia-inducing ways.
9:00PM, INSIDE

parenthetical girls

Parenthetical Girls have been “Rubbing people the wrong way since 2004ever.”
11:05PM, OUTSIDE

typhoon

Pure, catchy, and earnest indie rock that features a million members guarantees that Typhoon contribute to a good time.
11:45PM, OUTSDE

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