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Thumbnail for - MFNW Picks: Bar Pilot’s Flyover
Sep 9, 2010
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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
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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
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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),...
Thumbnail for - MFNW Picks: 90’s Icons
Sep 9, 2010
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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...
Thumbnail for - MFNW Picks: Modern? Classic.
Sep 9, 2010
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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...
Thumbnail for - The Brothers Young Release New Album
Sep 3, 2010
phile under: music
Get this gimmick: The Brothers Young is a band which features three actual brothers, actually named “Young.” The group, formed with the encouragement of their elder brother Ritchie Young (frontman...
Thumbnail for - Oregon Symphony Kicks Off Season Outdoors
Sep 2, 2010
phile under: music
Ballet dancers! Fireworks! The bombast of brass and the swoon of strings! Two conductors! Musical homages to Paris, Vienna, Rome, St. Petersburg and New York! All for free. Tonight, at 7pm,...
Thumbnail for - Holy CD Releases! Blue Cranes or Sean Flinn & The Royal We
Aug 27, 2010
phile under: music
You shouldn’t suffer for lack of options this Saturday night, as two critically-acclaimed local acts release new albums at two approachably-posh venues. Maybe try a quantum-physics feat, and put...
Thumbnail for - Margaret Cho: Musician?
Aug 26, 2010
phile under: comedy
"Margaret Cho" is a name you know. Inarguably the most famous queer Korean-American in comedy, she’s carved her own niche among gregarious greats, with riotous impressions of her mother,...
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Aug 23, 2010
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The acts listed below have been touted (beyond this blog) as some of Portland’s "bands to know." You keep hearing their names, but you keep missing their shows! "Ah, well," you say. "A band’s a...
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