Show Preview: The Lonely Forest CD Release Plus New Faces & the Globes

The Vera Project is hosting The Lonely Forest‘s CD release party this Friday, April 24th. The band’s CD, We Sing the Body Electric is available on Burning Buildings Recordings. The Lonely Forest – photos by Amelia Also on the bill are New Faces, whom I saw a while ago at the Crocodile and can’t believe […]

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Photos: Throw Me the Statue, Telekinesis, the Banyans @ the Crocodile

Throw Me the Statue recently headlined at the Crocodile and Julie Harmsen got some gorgeous photos (again! I love her) of the band and Telekinesis as well as the Banyans. Telekinesis starts a tour in May and has some pretty glamorous shows set up already in June for Vienna, Austria & Berlin, Germany. Nice. Throw […]

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Show Preview: Ferraby Lionheart @ Chop Suey – Tuesday, April 21

Ferraby Lionheart plays tomorrow, April 21st at Chop Suey. My introduction to Lionheart was seeing him open for Richard Hawley at one of the former Crocodile’s last shows in December 07 and realizing he, along with Hawley, has a voice to die for. His songs are just exquisite and ones I actually listen to, often. […]

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Blue Moon 75th Anniversary Photos: We Wrote the Book on Connectors, A Gun That Shoots Knives & junkface

We Wrote the Book on Connectors, A Gun That Shoots Knives and junkface played spectacular sets last night at the Blue Moon for the bar’s 75th Anniversary. I had heard of Portland’s junkface but this was my first time seeing them – they’re a band to keep a close eye on. And the guys from […]

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Photos: Dr. Dog and the Cave Singers at the Crocodile

Dr. Dog and the Cave Singers played the Crocodile on Tuesday night. Photographer Julie Harmsen got some extremely beautiful photos – I like that patchwork design in the background:

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