Category Archives: Music

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Grouper (Liz Harris) Live Show Review

  Grouper is a dark star of the Portland experimental scene. She hardly needs any introduction, but her records have hypnotized international audiences for years, yet she remains somewhat aloof from the local music scene. She DOES pop up, from time to time, making sporadic and memorable appearances, often times at small, inexpensive events. Saturday...Read...
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KMFDM Live Show Review: A Trip Report

The bathroom is cramped at the Star Theater, and it’s very hard to find a decent space to snort ketamine properly. I have to put my foot in front of the door because you can’t lock it. Managing to get a pinky or two up there, my experiment has begun. KMFDM, on ketamine. Their laser...Read...
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Maserati & Caspian Comparative Live Show Review: Post-Rock’s Variable Manifestations

Many people in the United States will say that post-rock has played itself out — but to just go ahead and label things as straight up post-rock is really the more played out aspect of the criticism, for what exactly makes post-rock? Generally speaking, it’s instrumental music prone to rising crescendos and plummeting musical valleys....Read...
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Youth Lagoon – Wondrous Bughouse Album Review

Youth Lagoon Wondrous Bughouse Fat Possum Around the time Trevor Powers was set to release his first record for free, before Fat Possum or any other record label came calling — or rather, begging — there was an insatiable desire for home-recorded dream pop. Atlas Sound, Wild Nothing, Real Estate… the list goes on and...Read...
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Miguel Baptista Benedict – Super(b)-Child-Ran Album Review

Miguel Baptista Benedict Super(b)-Child-Ran Alpha Pup Records (Brainfeeder), 2013 Often, when an album arrives pre-labelled with the epithet “outsider music”, one has to brace oneself for what might be an incoherent and self-indulgent cacophony. Mercifully, this is not the case with this collection of tracks tracing the musical evolution of Miguel Baptista Benedict. Summarizing and...Read...
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