For those of you...
…who need a lot less ‘lame’ in your life, I just found out that Tankcrimes, SF’s premier fu-manchu-and-tank-topz hardcore/metal label, streams their ENTIRE catalog right about here. So when you see a hippie in the library, know that you can finally have “Imaginary Mirror” from Annihilation Time’s classic-on-first-play “II” permanently on hand...
I’m in favor of everyone learning a Descendents song to put in their back pocket and pull out when the mood’s just right. Colleen Green did it, and look where she’s at now. <a href=”http://colleengreen.bandcamp.com/track/good-good-things-descendents” _mce_href=”http://colleengreen.bandcamp.com/track/good-good-things-descendents”>Good Good...
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Remembering Lake Tahoe- Woods
When I was little my parents, my sister, and I used to go up to Lake Tahoe to celebrate the Fourth of July. We would make a pit stop in El Dorado Hills at this junky little stand called PyroUniverse and stock up on sparklers, smoke bombs, and tiny firecrackers. The family cabin in Tahoe is a real blast from the past. It’s been in our family for almost 70 years. Shag carpet the color of barf,...
I am the wave headed for sand, I am the cattle and the brand, I am the souvenir...– Little Wings, god-damn!
The Long Goodbye (The Last Week at the Artistery)
The news that the Artistery on Division would be forced to shut its doors and paint over the iconic ‘A’ came with a bittersweet familiar sting to anyone familiar with the struggle all-ages art in Portland. The letter, pastel red, not scarlet, was screaming to the world that the place is special and not to be ignored. After the amps are unplugged, the doors shut, the cigarette butts...
YOUTHBITCH + MEAN JEANS LIVE from a BASEMENT
There’s a reason they don’t give kids at Reed letter grades. You can’t put weird like that on a scale from A to F. I showed up to the house of some Reed students and it was utter fucking pandemonium. Test tubes filled with strange liquids being guzzled by the handful, burning American flags being used to light shots of what I was told was Everclear, a grad student hog-tied in the corner with...
If you haven’t been to this place yet, you have about a month to experience one of the greatest venues in Portland before it gets shut down for good. The last week of shows would looks like the place to be even without the circumstances. They’ve done a good job. Final Shows Announced
Scepter at my house. -Mac