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Thumbnail for - 10 Under-the-Radar MusicfestNW Acts You Must See
Aug 29, 2013
MUSIC
Skip the big names for these amazing underground artists. (Plus, win tickets to a dance party!)
Thumbnail for - MFNW and TBA: Why Make Us Choose?
Sep 26, 2011
opinion
Hi, Musicfest. Hi, TBA. I know the last few weeks have been hectic for you, but now that the flurry of activity has blown over, let’s talk. What are all these townsfolk doing here with me, you...
Thumbnail for - MFNW Picks: Bar Pilot’s Flyover
Sep 9, 2010
MFNW PIÇKS!
Big Freedia The most visible proponent of “sissy bounce,” a gay and gleefully gender-bent subgenre of hip-hop, Big Freedia, a funk-ringmaster hybrid of Rick James and Boy George, hails from New...
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Sep 9, 2010
MFNW PIÇKS!
David Bazan The voice of this former frontman of Seattle’s Pedro The Lion, holds a permanent place in the Culturephile Memory Bank. During one crowded college show, circa ‘99, the timbre and...
Thumbnail for - MFNW Picks: World-FamousPortland Post-Rockers
Sep 9, 2010
MFNW PIÇKS!
Menomena Militantly unique, ingeniously intricate, and devoted to expanding the parameters of any media they encounter (their debut album packaging famously featured an origami foldout monster),...
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Sep 9, 2010
MFNW PIÇKS!
Shonen Knife This all-girl Japanese band made a transcontinental splash in the 90’s with their rockin’ pop sensibilities, their matching outfits, and their unique choice of subject matter: almost...
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Sep 9, 2010
MFNW PIÇKS!
Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside The last time we heard from pipes like Sallie’s, backed by stand-up bass, blues guitar, and a straight-up swing beat, was probably the late 40’s. This is...