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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. 
—Plenty of artists dip toes in the warp-speed, k...   More
 
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

Anne: Sunday, March 30

A shape-shifting producer sheds the shoegaze haze—and his band.


Music Stories
When Portland four-piece Anne released its debut, Dream Punx, in 2011, few could resist throwing the album’s airy, dark pop in with My Bloody Valentine and the rest of the shoegaze pack. And whi   More
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 MITCH LILLIE

Beats Per Week

Portland's Best Dance Music Options, March 20-26

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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. 
— The Portland Art Museum is not a venue you’l...   More
 
Thursday, March 20, 2014 by MITCH LILLIE
 

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