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Ocean + Desolate Grace

At Geno’s, November 13
Music Seen
By DAN CLARK  |  November 27, 2009

Music Seen: Book Of The Dead, Apocryphonic, Surreal Vision

With as many talented musicians as there are in Portland, the occasional "super-group" is inevitable.
At Geno’s | September 24
By DAN CLARK  |  October 02, 2009

Music Seen: Ogre's farewell show

It's never easy saying goodbye to a friend.
At Geno's, September 12
By DAN CLARK  |  September 25, 2009

Music Seen: Ghosthunter, Antiseptic, + Shabti

Lewiston's Ghosthunter are generally classified as "punk," but their songs often veer into doomy sludge-rock reminiscent of bands like Electric Wizard and Sleep.
At Geno’s, August 29
By DAN CLARK  |  September 11, 2009

Music Seen: Man-Witch CD-release at Geno's

Anyone who doesn't like Man-Witch either didn't watch enough Saturday-morning TV as a kid, or is an incurable sourpuss.

By DAN CLARK  |  August 07, 2009

Death Punk Kareoke with Covered in Bees + Grendel's Army

There are few words to describe the experience of sharing a stage with your favorite band. For most of us, even those without eight-figure incomes or friends with influence, it's the stuff of dreams.
Geno's, February 5
By DAN CLARK  |  February 11, 2009



Tribute bands are usually considered blights, godsends, or novelties of dubious value.
Kino Proby pay tribute to a legend
By DAN CLARK  |  January 07, 2009

Covered in Bees

If any Portland band can claim their own cult of personality, it's Covered In Bees.
Music seen at Geno's, November 8
By DAN CLARK  |  November 12, 2008

Confusatron + Ricky Boy Floyd

For the last six years, the maniacal power trio of Confusatron have been delighting and baffling audiences throughout New England.  
Music seen at Geno's, October 2, 2008
By DAN CLARK  |  October 09, 2008

Pigboat + Bat Shelter + Full Contact Kitty

Belfast art-monsters Full Contact Kitty took the stage around 10:15 pm with a heady brew of dissonant chords and droning feedback.
Music seen at Geno’s, September 19, 2008
By DAN CLARK  |  September 25, 2008

Murder Weapon, Werewolves on Wheels, Lead Stiletto

Despite a thin crowd, each band was in fine form.
Music seen, Geno's, August 28, 2008
By DAN CLARK  |  September 03, 2008


Scurrilous scurryings

Pull out your hip flasks, everybody, because a mean fog’s rolled in and some creepy shit has been seen down by the docks: mysterious shipments; creatures torn to shreds; strange thuds, scurries, and squeaks.
Exposed: waterfront workers' rugged vulnerabilities
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  November 01, 2006