Flashback: Amebix at the Know, May 2009

Plus: A full list of the Alberta punk dive's 10th anniversary shows.


Starting tomorrow, sticky-floored Northeast Portland dive the Know—a favorite haunt of local punks, metalheads and Jonathan Richman—celebrates its decade anniversary with 10 days of shows, featuring some of the venue's favorite regular performers. But we wanted to know: What's the best show at the Know? According to Derek Willman, bassist of the Estranged and one of the club's longtime bartender, ...   More
Thursday, January 8, 2015 MATTHEW SINGER

Hoverfest: YOB, Danava, Acid King, Witch Mountain, Eight Bells, Wounded Giant, Holy Grove, Mountain God

Music Stories
[AMPS OF DESTRUCTION] Four years ago, Nial McGaughey (pictured) sat down on his couch and, for no particular reason, decided to build an amplifier. It wasn’t a totally left-field decision: He we   More
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 MATTHEW SINGER

Win Tickets to Stumpfest 2013!

Want to have your brain warped and crushed this weekend? Enter here!


It's officially festival season. If you're anything like me, though, the thought of standing shoulder-to-shoulder with shirtless bros and barely post-embryonic kids on molly under a blazing hot sun watching ant-sized humans dance on a stage a few miles in the distance probably fills you with dread. And you're not really that big into EDM and Mumford and Sons, anyway.Luckily, Stumpfest is an entirely ...   More
Thursday, April 18, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Album Review: Danava

Hemisphere of Shadows (Kemado)

Album Reviews
[METAL] On its self-titled debut album in 2006, local hard-rock band Danava established itself as a formidable power trio with a healthy laser-gloss of analog synth to push its sound into outer    More
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 NATHAN CARSON


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