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Hutch Heelan’s stuck in the middle with you

For a guy who seems pretty reserved in interpersonal interactions, Hutch Heelan can be a high-profile guy.

By SAM PFEIFLE  |  February 15, 2013
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The Baltic Sea craft a crisp dystopia

It's been nearly three years since the Baltic Sea's phenomenal debut, Through Scenic Heights and Days Regrets , but when you're making music like this, I can see how it might take a while to build a second edifice.
Minding every Period
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  July 29, 2011
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The year's top 10 local albums, and five EPs to boot

I'm not sure when local music has been better. If there is any problem with our little scene here in Portland, it's that there's more talent than there are fans to support it.
With Confidence
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 24, 2010
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The Cyborg Trio make it up as they go along

Portland hasn't had a band like the Cyborg Trio in while. They're almost certainly the best/only live all-instrumental dance band since Slowing Room stopped playing out (and they actually had some vocals sometimes). Also, Slowing Room had, well, songs.
Half and half
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  October 30, 2010

Colepitz at Empire Dine & Dance


The reunited local nu-metal band Colepitz are at Empire Dine and Dance to perform songs from their brand-new album, No Tomorrow Tonight. The ferocious lineup...
By webteam  |  June 09, 2010
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That was yesterday

More than 10 years since their debut, Colepitz have long since had their day in the sun. But sometimes it really is about the music.  
 Colepitz return to forever with No Tomorrow Tonight
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  June 04, 2010


A groundswell of support for Eastwave Radio

You may have heard by now that the guys in EASTWAVE RADIO were in an accident while on tour in Canada and wound up pretty seriously injured.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 14, 2010
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Hot, hot heat

Is New Year's back? It seemed to have been taken away from us, by a general and hard-to-pin-down sentiment that it ought to be some kind of family holiday. Fuck that.
New Year's Eve is just a warm-up
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  January 01, 2010
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We have Liftoff (again)

If there is a constant that runs through Walt Craven's vocal and lyrical work from 6gig through Lost on Liftoff, it is his role as the impassioned voice of the underdog.
Back, Brightside , and they've got it nailed
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  November 20, 2009

Kicking around town with Roy Davis, Lost on Liftoff, and more

Sideman supergroup Frederick have decided to make a record. Except they don't have the dosh.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 16, 2009

Wonderdrug wonders reunite

Are you ready for COLEPITZ to be back?
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 25, 2009


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I remember when...

It's been a while, and I've been here for all of it. These moments are what I remember best, and what I wish there was more evidence of.
(Or at least I think I do)
By MARC SHEPARD  |  September 18, 2009