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MATT SHARDLOW ( DIV KID , etc.) reports he's in the studio with JACK MURRAY turning the knobs for a group comprising drummer NIKKI GLASPIE ( BEYONCÉ ), NATE EDGAR of JOHN BROWN'S BODY on bass, and AARON BELLAMY of the SAM KININGER BAND and
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 03, 2011
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Life in Ruin

Recently, Bull Moose wondered "aloud" (via Facebook) about the future of metal.
The crushing metal of Human Moral Deception
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  October 23, 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
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We had joy, we had fun

It’s hardly rare for bands to borrow local talents to add flair here and there to a record, but Dominic and the Lucid have gone above and beyond the usual guest spots.
Dominic and the Lucid release Season of the Sun
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  August 20, 2008

Portland scene report: August 22, 2008

Eric Bettencourt dropped us a line to say Shadow Shine Records is close to its first releases, one of which will be a Strange Pleasure live album.
Sibilance starts now
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  August 20, 2008

Portland scene report: April 25, 2008

The old Goud's Thumb boys seem to have come out of hibernation in earnest.
Sibilance starts now
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  April 23, 2008


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Piano man

If you haven’t heard from Kevin Roper lately, maybe it’s because he was busy getting married.
Kevin Roper sets himself free
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  January 09, 2008

Portland scene report: December 14, 2007

Delayed by such piddling things as his wedding and day job, Roper took about a year to finish the effort.
Sibilance starts now
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 12, 2007

The Portland scene report: January 12, 2007

The “Sibilance” staff would like to take a rare serious second to extend our best wishes to the family of Al Gardner, also known in the local Middle Eastern music community as Alan Shavarsh Bardezbanian, whose ensemble was one of the first in the area
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 10, 2007
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Living Wage

I had a girlfriend once who claimed to experience actual orgasms every time Phish played “Chalkdust Torture.”
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By SAM PFEIFLE  |  November 01, 2006

Portland scene report, February 10, 2006

Matt Robbins loses his (Gold) Top; Jdwalker poised for tour; Hi-Fivin' White Guys' new EP
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  February 09, 2006