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Jack Johnson’s Top 5 Surf Songs


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Jimi Hendrix, “1983…(A Merman I Should Turn to Be)”The way the cymbals are played and the guitar tones paint a pretty accurate underwater soundscape.Pearl Jam, “Amongst the Wa ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 WW MUSIC STAFF

Dirty Projectors

Top Five Marriage-Records Releases So Far.


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David Longstreth on his Marriage Records releases.Thanksgiving, Now It’s All Over Like the Birds (2004)Beautiful early poetry from Portland’s own wunderkind.Spencer Kingman, Spenking (2003 ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 WW MUSIC STAFF

Top Five MFNW Acts That’ll Make You Lose Your Shit


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Thee Oh Sees (Dante’s, Friday, 11:30 pm)The super-prolific San Francisco band combines punk-rock scuzz with classic ’60s pop melodies better than just about anyone these days. Also, frontm ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 8, 2010 MICHAEL MANNHEIMER

Top Five MFNW Acts I Have Serious Questions For


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BOAT (Backspace, Saturday, 10 pm)Are you going to bring the big cardboard cutout set with you on this visit? Because I love that. And will you play “Interstate 5” for me? Bobby Bare Jr. ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 8, 2010 CASEY JARMAN

Top Five Bonza (Great) MFNW Acts


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Shonen Knife (Mississippi Studios, Friday, 11:55 pm) The chicks in Shonen Knife must be a bazillion years old by now, but they still only play pop-punk songs about bunnies and candy. When I grow up, I ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 8, 2010 RUTH BROWN

Top Five Five Songs I Love

By George Winston


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“Hey Now Baby”I’ve been working on the 1949 version of this piece from Professor Longhair’s reissue album, New Orleans Piano, for 31 years, and I’m almost there (maybe).& ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 1, 2010 George Winston

My Fave Huey Lewis Songs, Besides “Power of Love”


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“Do You Believe in Love”Huey Lewis and the News’ first Top 10 hit—like much of Lewis’ catalog—manages to turn cheesy ’80s production into an overwhelming stre ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 18, 2010 CASEY JARMAN

Top Five Exclusive (And Kind Of Strange) Party Tips

By Andrew W.K.


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5. CHUB UP YOUR PETSIn the a.m., gently feed your animal at least three whole cans of lamb and rice. In the p.m., top him off with chunks of beef and pork. Finally, before bed, massage some fish skin ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 WW MUSIC STAFF

Five Of My Favorite Local Indian Restauraunts


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Curry Leaf (15325 NW Central Drive, 645-6113) Authentic South Indian-style vegetarian buffet on Sundays. This is the next best thing to being in India!East India Company (821 SW 11th Ave., 227-8815) T ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 28, 2010 Dj Prashant

Top Four Penny Jam Episodes That Almost Didn’t Happen

By Penny Jam’s Scott Carver


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No. 3, Chris Boone at Loprinzi’s GymThis was early in the series, and the pedal-steel guitarist was convinced that filming his band in a gym was a practical joke. He started packing up his gear ...   More
 
Wednesday, June 30, 2010 Scott Carver
 

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