20 Jul PDX Pop Now! 2010: Pre-Festival Picks
pdx pop now! picks for friday, july 30th, 2010
Free-spirited vocals and bouncy beats call for arm-flailing good times; Blue Horns are an excellent opening band for PDX POP NOW!
San Francisco’s SubArachnoid Space is an instrumental band that throbs low in your bones and brings you into lulls of psychedelic haze.
Simultaneously grimey and beautiful, Tu Fawning come to you from behind an unlikely facade where lo-fi-meets-jazz.
AU (pronounced Ay-You) create music that squirms with activity and laps up as much rich instrumentation as possible.
pdx pop now! picks for saturday, july 31st, 2010
Guantanamo Baywatch help aid a surf rock resurgence with boatloads of charisma and swagger.
Newcomers O Bruxo blend Latin and American influences into their raucously entertaining dance jams.
Brainstorm make pop-influenced experimental music that’s a delicious blender-whipped amalgam of style. Don’t miss them.
If rambling, drums, and drones are your bag, get some Asss.
One of Portland’s best-known psychedelic rock bands, Eternal Tapestry do just that, simply, purely, and without BS.
Hockey are one of few dance Portland bands who have moved onto bigger pastures. Catch them before they head off to play Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits.
pdx pop now! picks for sunday, august 1st, 2010
why i must be careful
John Niekrasz and Seth Brown impress all who see them with only drums and a Rhodes piano; their talents as musicians are undeniable.
Artists David Klein and Nick Woolley combine visual and audio to create enveloping multi-sensory performances.
Get Hustle say they sound like “Apocalyptic Rainbows”, and it’s fitting; delicate instruments pound in a way that is fit for the apocalypse.
Using blinking keys and unlikely comforting melodies, aan playfully tickle ears in nostalgia-inducing ways.
Parenthetical Girls have been “Rubbing people the wrong way since 2004ever.”
Pure, catchy, and earnest indie rock that features a million members guarantees that Typhoon contribute to a good time.