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Eskimo and Sons at Hotel Deluxe, August 7, 2008


Truth be told, when I arrived on the rooftop of Hotel Deluxe's parking lot, I was more enthralled with the sights and sounds of being up so high rather than the tunes. That not to say Eskimo and Sons didn't put on a captivating show, just that the uniqueness of the gig overcame me. I soon stepp...   More
 
Wednesday, August 13, 2008 by NILINA MASON-CAMPBELL

Ratatat, "Mirando" (YACHT remix), Unreleased


Taking lead single "Mirando" from Ratatat's expertly-titled third album LP3 (that dropped the same night as the Brooklynites' show at Holocene), YACHT comes up with a remix that sounds ...   More
 
Friday, August 8, 2008 by NILINA MASON-CAMPBELL

Fun and Games: Guess Who? with Dave Depper


How is Backspace for playing board games? Dave Depper, multi-instrumentalist for many and LocalCut guinea pig extraordinaire, dared to join me at the coffee shop/gamer haven to find out. After a quick pit-stop at Finnegan's to pick up the Milton Bradley game, I stared him down from across ...   More
 
Friday, August 8, 2008 by NILINA MASON-CAMPBELL

Situations: An Extended Q&A (audio file!) with the Gossip's Brace Paine


Sitting in the lap of luxury at the Ace Hotel, Nathan Howdeshell (aka Brace Paine) and I got together for a chat. With a pair of pugs trying desperately to climb into our laps, we spoke about his club night Situations. If you read the Situations profile in the paper this week, you're already hip ...   More
 
Friday, August 1, 2008 by NILINA MASON-CAMPBELL

Atole, "Baby Jam (Live)," (Unreleased)


Mother's Day comes early! Or, actually, three months late, depending on how you look at it. But guess what? Today my mom is offering her opinions on the new live track by Atole! Recorded live at the practice space Hotel, "Baby Jam" and another one, "Plock," are available ...   More
 
Friday, August 1, 2008 by NILINA MASON-CAMPBELL

Hang the DJ: King Fader


He could introduce himself to you as his given name Jay Bozich, "Grumpy Jay" or even "Brother Jay," but for the purposes of this here column, he's King Fader. The Crown Fader talks school dances, KBOO and Berbati's over the course of his Hang the DJ installment. Dive in if you dare:
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Friday, August 1, 2008 by NILINA MASON-CAMPBELL

Situations, Saturday Aug. 2: Gossip guitarist wants the best club night in Portland...and the world.


[UNDERGROUND DANCE] “The Gossip thing is pretty all-consuming,” admits Nathan Howdeshell, known as Brace Paine when playing guitar with the soul-punk icons. “But there's always time to take pictures, do parties and make movies. I can't sit still for very long.”
Between continual continent-hopping, Howdeshell's founded a new electronic music project with Gossip frontw...   More
 
Wednesday, July 30, 2008 by NILINA MASON-CAMPBELL

Situations, Saturday Aug. 2

Gossip guitarist wants the best club night in Portland...and the world.


Music Stories
[UNDERGROUND DANCE] “The Gossip thing is pretty all-consuming,” admits Nathan Howdeshell, known as Brace Paine when playing guitar with the soul-punk icons. “But there’s always ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 30, 2008 NILINA MASON-CAMPBELL

Nurses, "Technicolor" (Unreleased)


While lately I've been favoring Facebook as a social networking service, MySpace is still tops due to its music players—especially when you stumble upon gems like Nurses' "Technicolor." Lyrically, the four-minute song is a yellow brick road to the past, and there's some magic in the piano pl...   More
 
Monday, July 28, 2008 by NILINA MASON-CAMPBELL

Second Look: Shaky Hands, HCABBC, WGG, the Vonneguts at Dekum Manor, July 22, 2008


Sometimes we're so excited about a show that we send two people to it. It happened Tuesday night at Dekum Manner.

At the Music In The Schools Benefit this May, members of Shaky Hands proclaimed they'd like to make the most of summer by playing benefits and house shows. The four-pi...   More
 
Thursday, July 24, 2008 by NILINA MASON-CAMPBELL
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