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Bar Guide 2014: B-Side


Bar Guide
B-Side632 E Burnside St., 233-3113. 4 pm-2:30 am daily.The B-side’s “bar menu” is stickered white microwave topped with a porcelain poodle and framed by airbrushed artwork, metal show posters an   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 MITCH LILLIE

Bar Guide 2014: Drink Jockey

Every DJ has a flavor. And it goes well with some things and not others. Here are drink pairings for some of our favorite nights.


Bar Guide
Art of Hot  Pairs with: Whiskey Red Bull Plays at: The Rose, 111 SW Ash St., therosepdx.com. At acid-house and techno raves in the ’90s, drug-dampening alcohol was replaced by smart drin   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 MITCH LILLIE

Bar Guide 2014: Holocene


Bar Guide
Holocene1001 SE Morrison St., 239-7639, holocene.org. 8:30 pm-late Wednesday-Thursday and Saturday, 5 pm-late Friday, hours vary Sunday-Tuesday.As far as clubs go, Holocene is the incumbent champion,    More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 MITCH LILLIE

Bar Guide 2014: Black Book


Bar Guide
(NEW!) Black Book20 NW 3rd Ave., 241-2157. 8 pm-2:30 am daily.There are no books at Black Book, a thin hallway of a microclub stuck on Northwest 3rd between Tube and Dixie Tavern. Black is the only th   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 MITCH LILLIE

Bar Guide 2014: The Old Gold


Bar Guide
The Old Gold2105 N Killingsworth St., 894-8937, theoldgoldpdx.com. 4 pm-12 am Monday-Tuesday, 4 pm-1 am Wednesday-Thursday, 2 pm-2 am Friday, noon-2 am Saturday, noon-midnight Sunday.Former Portland M   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 MITCH LILLIE

Bar Guide 2014: Valentines


Bar Guide
Valentines232 SW Ankeny St., 248-1600, valentinespdx.com. 5 pm-2:30 am daily.Often switching between legit punk shows and DJ nights meant as bachelorette attractant, Valentines occupies a strange spac   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 MITCH LILLIE

Show Preview: Factory Floor, Dva Damas


Music Stories
[POST-INDUSTRIAL] London’s Factory Floor is a manufacturer that has fully embraced cottage industry over mass production. Forging some of the harshness of industrial with a lightness and space   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 MITCH LILLIE

Beats Per Week: The Traxman Interview

Portland's Best Dance Music Options, April 4-9

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This Friday, Portland plays host to yet more footwork legends, Traxman and Jammin’ Gerald. I gave Trax, aka Corky Strong, a call to see what we can expect from the Chicago producer at Holocene on Friday. 
Willamette Week: Thanks for agreeing to the interview, Corky. 
Traxman: Hey thank you. When I talk I like to make people feel at home, just so you know. 
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Friday, April 4, 2014 by MITCH LILLIE

Beats Per Week

Portland's Best Dance Music Options, 3/27-4/2

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WW contributing writer Mitch Lillie helps the discerning club-goer put together their weekly calendar by compiling Portland's best dance-music options for the next seven days. Turn up, tune in, drop the bass. 
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Thursday, March 27, 2014 by MITCH LILLIE

Cut of the Day: "NASA Boyz," Karmelloz

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A nostalgic ghost hidden somewhere deep within your motherboard whispers, “Sometimes.” A pounding techno rhythm kicks in, a CPU fan on overdrive whining throughout. This is the introduction of Eugene-based producer Karmelloz’s “NASA Boyz.” It’s the second track on    More
 
Thursday, March 27, 2014 by MITCH LILLIE
 

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