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Waxing nostalgic

It was a good year for weird music — or was it a weird year for good music? — and here are some of the standouts.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 21, 2012
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Hoboe are a multi-trick pony

If you've heard of Hoboe, it's probably because of the gimmick.
Read all about it
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  January 13, 2012
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Wiggin' out

Suffice it to say, the remaining dates of the CLASH OF THE TITANS season have been moved to the Empire.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 02, 2011
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Giving intelligence to simpletons, fools, and Idiots

There are a few reasons not to get overly excited about the debut release from Nuclear Boots.
Going Nuclear
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  June 24, 2011

Summer releases from Brzowski, Pinsky, and more

BRZOWSKI , just back from a Euro tour with MOSHE , has some news to share upon his return.
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 27, 2011

The League ReEmerges

What better way to explain an electoral system (or anything, really) than by using cupcakes?
Annual Events
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  May 13, 2011


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The feel-good prog rock of By Blood Alone

If there's one thing for certain, it's that no one will feel cheated by By Blood Alone.
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By SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 22, 2011

Grupo Mofongo at One Longfellow Square; Jodi Explodi, Hoboe, and Emerson & Thoreau at Geno's


Other club nights in town include the monthly Latin Dance Party at One Longfellow Square, featuring Grupo Mofongo (at 8 pm, with $10 cover; call...
By webteam  |  March 10, 2010

Hoboe with Milk Brothers and Heroes for Trade at Geno's


At Geno's, Zen Ben rings in 10 years of amplifying his oboe for rock-band purposes, as Hoboe play with the new Milk Brothers and Heroes...
By webteam  |  February 24, 2010

Hoboe at Geno's with Stationeightyfive and Stage Fright


And back on the scene, with amplified oboe in tow, are Hoboe, who headline a 10 pm show at Geno's with openers Stationeightyfive and Stage...
By webteam  |  January 20, 2010

Portland Music News: March 27, 2009

Okbari, Stillview, Hoboe and more
Sibilance
By PORTLAND MUSIC STAFF  |  March 25, 2009


Can you find bass?

Can you find bass?


Hoboe - the oboe-enhanced rockers led by Zen Ben - need your help. Bob Bergeron, the band's bassist,...
By Jeff Inglis  |  March 23, 2009