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Top Five Tips For Surviving MusicfestNW

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Study the schedule. Winging it is fun and all, until you’ve stumbled upon nothing to your liking, then you realize Deerhunter just started at the Crystal and you’re at Roseland, and then you    More
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Top Five Episodes of Experimental Half-Hour

by Eva Aguila, Co-Producer

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Episode 25: “Let’s Paint TV”    Let’s Paint TV is an iconic public-access cable show from L.A. When public access ended in L.A., so did so many shows that many of us grew up wat   More
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 WW MUSIC STAFF

Top Five Tips For Keeping a Band Together 30 Years

By Dale Crover of The Melvins

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Never have a hit song.As long as you never have a hit, you can’t be considered has-beens. We consider ourselves never-had-beens. Stay away from weasel dust.You’ve no doubt heard of bands having t   More
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 WW MUSIC STAFF

Top Five Must-See Pickathon Sets Per Stage

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Fir Meadows Stage: Lightning Dust (Friday, 7:40 pm)The first day of Pickathon is typically dedicated to finding camping, then booze, then the square dance, but a pre-sundown, open-air performance    More
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Top Five Under-The-Radar Acts at What the Festival

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ThriftworksJake Atlas has been slowly seeping into the consciousness of the California electronic scene these past three years, via a quartet of crumbling, downtempo LPs. Topping his discography i   More
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 ROBERT HAM

Top Five Appropriations of the Black Flag Logo

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Cat Flag The Etsy shirt design that sparked a bazillion other Internet parodies. Bonus points for the “Meow War” spinoff.Black Fag Don’t freak out: It’s a gay Black Flag cover band from, ahe   More
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Top Five Chris Newman Projects

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Napalm BeachBy the time punk hit, Chris Newman was already in his 20s. Instead of disregarding the music of his youth, he filtered it through the velocity of the time, and laid the groundwork fo   More
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Top Five Led Zeppelin Songs

by Gollum

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“Bron-Y-Aur Stomp”  Oh yes, we likes the way Bonzo plays with spoons. They make much more sense in music than for eating nasty taters. Strider? Stupid Aragorn. “Stairway to Heaven”   More
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 WW MUSIC STAFF

Top Five Must-Sees at Closer Electronic Music Festival

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John Tejada (Friday, Refuge) The meticulous, melodic house master (pictured) is bringing his all-hardware (read: MacBook-free) set to Portland for its stateside debut. Eat your heart out, San Fra   More
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 MITCH LILLIE

Top Five Bands Too Old To Be Playing Warped Tour

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Reel Big Fish (pictured)Ska is overdue for another ironic revival, but until it actually happens, the average Warped-goer is going to wonder what the paunchy Ace Ventura impersonator playing music   More
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

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