Dreckig: New Splice of Drummer God DNA W/ an Experimental New Direction

David “papi” Fimbres, notably in Máscaras, Boink, Savila, Friskies and both he and his wife Shana have been members of Orchestra Pacific Tropical since the beginning and  are bringing us a new sense of how liking only one genre of music will surely proceed you to miss out on so much amazing finds like Dreckig,…

Horseshoe Pub’s Birthday Bash was a Musical Time Machine

I had completely spaced this show but remembered last second and rushed over the 10 blocks from my house to the Clinton Street Theatre to catch the show. Sadly I missed the Lagoon Squad’s opening act but have since checked them out online and I can see why they were amongst the rest of these…

Best Bands In Portland Today

Although I do not like ranking systems due to their inability to express how difficult it is to choose favorites in any given art or entertainment. That said, here’s my top 60 bands in Portland, Oregon in my mind today and in recent years. (Subject to change as it has due to fried brain cells,…

King Gizzard casts their spell on the Crystal Ballroom.

After a long day at work, I was looking forward to going to see King Gizzard. So I hurried up and finished up at work and headed home to change clothes. Alex and I jetted as fast as we could to downtown because we were already 30 minutes late (sadly). As soon as we got…

School’s in Session; Allah-Las Rocks Revolution Hall

  I showed up @ Revolution Hall to find our buddy Stephen sitting at a flagpole turned into smoking section outside and immediately felt the irony of the venue being the old Washington High School. Like a Phoenix it rose from the flames to be a perfect auditorium style concert hall. As we walked down…

Thee oh seeing orc : Thee Oh Sees rage the Crystal Ballroom

    We have been to many shows and yet in our travels missed many including seeing Thee Oh Sees. Some of you may be pondering the fact that I missed them at their heyday but I can honestly say that it was the single best set I’ve ever seen. Had me jumping on the…