The Know2026 NE Alberta St., 473-8729, theknowpdx.com. 3 pm-2:30 am daily.An iconic punk club that’s never entirely fit any incarnation of its neighborhood, the Know enjoys a sparkling international
[PROTO DANCE] In 1971, Bernhard Mikulski started ZYX
Records, feeding an insatiable Western appetite for dance music. The
German label clasped dance to rock using newfound electronic
How to grow a punk band: play basements, record with Steve Albini, impress Garbage.
If there were a “right way” to make it as a punk band,
Screaming Females would be a prime example. Being from New Brunswick,
N.J.—a bona fide Mesopotamia of the East Coast DIY scene—cert
Meet Canada’s greatest music journalist. Seriously.
“Is this dude for real?”
That’s the common
reaction most people have upon seeing “guerrilla journalist” Nardwuar
the Human Serviette for the first time. It’s a fair question. Dressed
Seattle surfer grrrls ride a dreamy wave of retro.
[NORTHWEST BEACH MUSIC] La Luz is a study in contrast. The
Seattle quartet melds ’60s girl-group harmonies with boys-club surf
guitar, and the band’s buzz-garnering debut 2012 EP, Damp Face,