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What's More Than Appropriate? by Minden Minden may still be a relatively new addition to Portland, having relocated here from Kansas City in 2012. Their ravenous consumption of all things Portland, as well as their make-it-or-break-it path to take the live show experience to a whole new standard, has made them the veritable darlings of […]

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Imperium, Blouse’s 2013 LP, was one of the best regional releases of that year, pitting the mesmerizing, Nico-like vocal presence of Charlie Hilton with a songwriting regimen much more concerned with guitar-forward calisthenics than its predecessor. Helmed by Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s Jacob Portrait, the band’s explorations include forays into psychedelic synapses just this side of […]

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The duo of Rocky Tinder and Eric Phipps have gone through a few different incarnations of Wampire, but the five-piece synth-guitar rock they’re currently sporting is easily its best. Hot on the heels of their 2013 debut for Polyvinyl Records, Curiosity, Wampire is at the peak of their seductive game, wielding hooky new wave scorchers […]

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