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FFO: The Jesus and Mary Chain, The Smiths, Built To Spill, Sonic Youth Buy tickets On September 11th, longtime Portland post-punk/indie-rock/shoegaze band The Prids celebrate the reissue their first two albums 2003’s Love Zero and 2006’s Until The World is Beautiful with a show at the Doug Fir Lounge supported by The Upsidedown and Koalra. […]

Next Saturday September 12th Portland experimental dream-pop outfit Starover Blue play a unique virtual show, ‘Starover Blue and Friends Play Spacegeist’

On this week’s show I actually got to use it for its pre-covid purpose: to talk about an upcoming show! Saturday September 12th Portland experimental dream-pop outfit Starover Blue play a unique virtual show, ‘Starover Blue and Friends Play Spacegeist’ in aid of two independent venues and Portland’s Black Resilience Fund. The two venues, Portland’s […]

This week I’m VERY excited that Billy Bragg is coming to town… although it’s not til August! There’s plenty to keep you busy in the meantime though and you can get tickets to KPSU presents Ásgeir at the Doug Fir Lounge next Saturday here. Friday 28th February: B.R. Mountain and The Doubt @ No Fun […]

From face-to-face interviews I got to hold for KPSU over the last months, I have learned that Australian artists can be very inviting and open. After interviewing Ziggy Alberts in September, The Jungle Giants had already been the second group from Australia who invited me on their tourbus to record an interview. Talking to them […]

On Sunday night, California rock band The Stone Foxes took to the stage at the Doug Fir Lounge to deliver a raucous, energetic, and joyous sweat-drenched set for an enthusiastic crowd. First, they were warmed up by Fresno’s Strange Vine. The two-piece band used a mixture of drums, keys, guitar, bass, maracas, and even a […]

I’m back this week with lots to talk about – in particular news that KPSU is presenting Ásgeir at the Doug Fir Lounge on March 7th! You can come hang out with us and see some lovely Icelandic folk by following this link. I spoke to Shannon from The Stone Foxes who will be at […]

FFO: San Cisco, Ball Park Music, Two Door Cinema Club The Jungle Giants are a 4-piece indie rock/pop band from Brisbane, Australia. The band was formed in 2011 and they have released 3 LPs since: Learn to Exist (2013), Speakerzoid (2015) and Quiet Ferocity (2017). Their upbeat music has drawn the attention of a global audience, resulting in electric sets at […]

FFO: The White Stripes, The Black Lips This coming Tuesday (February 4th) The Doug Fir Lounge hosts Atlanta-based blues and garage rock outfit Mattiel, the eponymous project of lead singer Mattiel Brown. The band are currently touring their second full-length album, Satis Factory. It’s an album with a dextrous mixture of blues and garage rock […]

All the latest in the best bands playing Portland soon – watch out for my pick of the week, Songs for Snow Plough Drivers, playing tonight at the No Fun, and keep your eyes peeled for my preview of Mattiel at Doug Fir next Tuesday. I’ll be on hiatus next week but back on February […]


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