Posts in July 2008

7.22.2008 By Bryan
If you're at all familiar with the music scene here in Portland, then you know Phantom Buffalo. You've probably known them since they were the Ponys, and chances are you've spent quite a bit of time with their previous record, Shishimumu. On Saturday evening, the band assembled with friends Honey Clouds and Metal Feathers (both of whom played spectacular energetic sets) at SPACE to celebrate the... MORE
7.22.2008 By Jon
Bon Iver has done sold out. No, not in the Pepsi commercial sort of way (yet) but in the Friday-July-25th-live-at-SPACE-Gallery-no-more-tickets kind of way. Those with tickets, rejoice. You're in for an assuredly great return performance with openers Bowerbirds. To those procrastinators: we're sorry, and let us take this encouraging moment to point you to our BrownPaper Tickets webpage where... MORE
7.22.2008 By nat
From the NPR music blog Second Stage:, July 18, 2008 - Everyone Is Crying Out to Me, Beware, the second album from Ukrainian-born singer-songwriter Alina Simone, is utterly haunting. With bare-bones arrangements and Simone's powerful, poignant vocals at the forefront, the record burns through a collection of songs by Siberian punk-folk singer, Yanka Dyagileva, with cathartic fervor.... MORE