Ghost Foot > The Shivas > Kyle Craft

02 February 2018, Doug Fir, Portland, OR [NO TICKET STUB] This was one of those shows where you leave feeling like the entire experience was worth it. Every band, every drink, every laugh, every dollar. Rolling out with a smile spanning ear to ringing ear. Maybe it was the fact it was Kyle Craft's new... Continue Reading →


Jen Cloher > John Craigie > Haley Heyndrickx

26 January 2018, Revolution Hall, Portland, OR Free event This was for the Pickathon 2018 Announcement Party. Each of the 3 artists tonight played 2 songs: Jen Cloher came out with a bang in chopping guitars, poetry, and a bit of that thin wild guitar. The songs built to powerful poetic mountains and really got... Continue Reading →

Lori Goldston > Circuit des Yeux

24 January 2018, Mississippi Studios, Portland, OR Lori Goldston:This girl was like the Thurston Moore of the cello. Or maybe even Glenn Branca. Not so much in the avant-garde aspect as the master-of-their-gift, but either way you might expect to see Lori part of a Thurston collaboration. The set was seamless as if it was... Continue Reading →

Gabriel Cox

16 December 2017, Oregon Garden, Silverton, OR [NO TICKET STUB] We only stayed for a few songs because we had to leave but they sounded really good live. Never heard (of) them before but they could definitely play their instruments. Gabriel Cox Incomplete setlist information. ... Willie Brown II ... Band Links Gabriel Cox Official... Continue Reading →

Cherry Glazerr > Slowdive

26 October 2018, McMenamin's Crystal Ballroom, Portland, OR [NO TICKET STUB] Cherry Glazerr, although what I think as a strange choice for co-headliner with Slowdive, were definitely worth getting in early to see. Having discovered Cherry Glazerr through Julian Casablancas+the Voidz and hearing both Haxel Princess and Apocalipstic I knew I had to see them... Continue Reading →

The Dirty Nil > Bleached > Against Me!

10 September 2017, Wonder Ballroom, Portland, OR [NO TICKET STUB] Bleached Incomplete setlist information. ... Dead In Your Head The Dirty Nil Incomplete setlist information. ... Fuckin' Up Young ... Against Me! Incomplete setlist information. True Trans Soul Rebel I Was a Teenage Anarchist ProVision L-3 New Wave From Her Lips to God's Ears (The... Continue Reading →

Pickathon 2017: Day 01

05 August 2017, Pendarvis Farm, Portland, OR [NO TICKET STUB] I remember Dungen playing the Häxan album (in its entirety) being the highlight of Pickathon 2017 for me. Now before you go and start giving me reasons why I should have said Dinosaur Jr. or Tank and the Bangas or even Priests, one of my... Continue Reading →

The War on Drugs

02 August 2017, Mississippi Studios, Portland, OR [NO TICKET STUB] If I remember correctly, my wife sent me a text message around 10:30 AM that this free show was going down. My parents had just landed in town and I had the day off since I was picking them up and spending time with them.... Continue Reading →

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds

21 June 2017, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, OR [NO TICKET STUB] Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds Anthrocene Jesus Alone Magneto Higgs Boson Blues From Her to Eternity Tupelo Jubilee Street The Ship Song Into My Arms Girl in Amber I Need You Red Right Hand The Mercy Seat Distant Sky Skeleton Tree Encore:... Continue Reading →

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