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New releases from Planets Around the Sun and Adam Kurtz

Psychedelia purveyors PLANETS AROUND THE SUN are ready to take off on a year-long tour of North America, having played a swan-song at the Oak and the Axe last week.
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 13, 2011

Madgirl's Mad House, Goodnight Process says goodnight, and more

Remember how MADGIRL was selling local discs through her MAD HOUSE store on Commercial Street? Well, she has 45 local artists in the store right now, and is willing to add more, but is no longer paying for the discs up front — just selling the discs
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  August 27, 2010

Review: Kino Proby's CD-release show the Big Easy

At Port City Music Hall, January 8
Music Seen
By BRYAN BRUCHMAN  |  January 15, 2010
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Let's get Russian

The quick back-story on Kino Proby: Three Mainers take a liking to the Russian band Kino, and its legendary lead singer Viktor Tsoi, who died in a car wreck in 1990 after becoming maybe the single most famous Russian rock star.
A live album for a dead rock singer from Kino Proby
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  January 08, 2010

First annual We Push Buttons Festival

The successful first-annual WE PUSH BUTTONS: ELECTRONIC MUSIC FESTIVAL wrapped up on Saturday night.
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 02, 2009

Anna's Ghost haunts the Empire

Maybe it's a blip on the radar screen, but there seems to be a renewed interest in the music video lately. TWISTED ROOTS have been garnering attention for their "Hollow Earth" effort and we're big fans of the bare-chested LEFTOVERS that splash throug
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 11, 2009


Portland music news: April 17, 2009

Two big shows to watch coming up: That TOWER OF SONG we've been telling you about got approval from the City Council to put on a big festival May 23. So that's on.
Sibilance
By PORTLAND MUSIC STAFF  |  April 17, 2009

Music seen: Adam Kurtz Band, Loverless

Billed as the debut of  Adam Kurtz's  new band, Saturday at the Empire Dine and Dance marked an important moment for the local songwriter.
Adam Kurtz Band + Loverless at Empire Dine and Dance, April 4
By BRYAN BRUCHMAN  |  April 10, 2009
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All mixed up

Brzowski’s Blooddrive Vol. 2: The Wreckage Between, a mixtape released earlier this summer, is full of all kinds of ear candy.
Brzowski holds an experimental Blooddrive
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  August 27, 2008

Three in one (more)

Last week, we previewed the releases of three discs. This week, we offer three discs that came out this summer, but didn’t hit my desk till recently.
New from Marie Moreshead, Adam Kurtz, and Hotel Arrival
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  August 13, 2008

Portland scene report: July 4, 2008

Modern Syndrome have changed their name to Turn Down Day, and are designing artwork for their debut full-length album, due out in the next few months.
Sibilance starts now
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 02, 2008