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In with a whinny

If you haven't yet summoned your "Horsie Forces," mount up: SUNSET HEARTS' excellent Deco Tech EP is now available for free download on their bandcamp.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 11, 2013
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Gotta stay hungry

The whisper campaign around HI TIGER 's second record has begun.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 21, 2012
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A little bit country

The line-up for the Portland showcase at the CMJ Festival will be: SPOSE , BILLY LIBBY , THE MALLETT BROTHERS BAND , SUNSET HEARTS , THE MILKMAN'S UNION , THE TOUGHCATS , and KURT BAKER .
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 23, 2011

Join the Gypsy caravan

The latest on Gypsy Tailwind, Low-Flying Airplanes, and more
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 07, 2010

The Rock Off is on, and other music news

Tone King Andy Argondizza has organized a benefit show for Nick Curran, who was recently diagnosed with cancer and, being a musician, isn’t exactly rocking all-inclusive health insurance.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  March 05, 2010
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We heart these people

We all know Portland is a busy, exciting place to live. It takes a lot of people's amazing energy to keep it going, though. Who's doing the moving and the shaking?
Meet Portland's most influential
By JEFF INGLIS  |  February 12, 2010


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Back to basics

Sometimes the biggest stumbling block for our fantastic ideas is a small, seemingly insignificant hurdle — a missing piece of paperwork, a logistical snafu, one degree of separation too many.
MENSK revisits its original purpose
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  August 14, 2009
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The kids are alright

It’s not amateurish at all. It’s just rough around the edges — and enjoyable in its bravado.
Faster! Faster! debut with music.sex.coffee
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  June 11, 2008
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Schools of rock

“You walk in here, and you feel as though you’re visiting your favorite aunt or uncle’s house ... it’s a place where you want to visit and you’re willing to take risks.”
There’s a whole lot of moving, shaking, and band-building going on in the world of local music instruction
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  November 28, 2007