Live review

FFO: Cults, Alvvays, Wavves, Dum Dum Girls On Monday evening that most Californian of California bands, Best Coast, delivered what singer and guitarist Bethany Cosentino revealed was the band’s first Portland show in five years to a delighted Wonder Ballroom in support of their new album Always Tomorrow.             To open proceedings Philadelphia band Mannequin […]

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 […]

On Sunday evening at the Bunk Bar, Angelica Garcia took to the stage supporting Lola Kirke, for only her second show in Portland. Equipped with a vocal looper attached to her mic stand, a sampler to her right, and a guitar available when required to her left, she delivered a mesmerizing performance that used her […]

On Tuesday night, local band Abronia celebrated the release of their second album, The Whole of Each Eye, at Mississippi Studios with support from Sea Moss and Void Realm. Sea Moss started proceedings with an energetic set in which drums, pedals, effects, and an unusual mic set-up combined to create an engaging up-tempo sound that […]