Archive | Punk


Johnny Pineapple 7" by Lunch From the opening chords of the excellent “Johnny Pineapple” from Lunch’s four-song 7-inch of the same name, it’s apparent that this fearsome foursome aren’t interested in beating around the proverbial bush; more likely they’re peeing on it. And if that’s not fair, they’re at least honoring the kind of meandering […]

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Sad Horse

Purple On Purple Makes Purple by Sad Horse This high-energy duo has been livening up the Portland scene for several years now. Hard-hitting drums by Elizabeth Venable are mixed with fuzzy and spastic guitar riffs by Geoff Soule, along with short bursts of vocals returned back and forth by both artists. A full length album […]

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The Estranged

The Estranged: S/T LP by sabotagerecords Longtime Portland punk crew The Estranged may have released one of the most quietly perfect albums of the entire year with their 2014 self-titled offering. Buoyed by smart songwriting, and the unassuming vocal presence of Mark Herman, the band fuses its hardcore and death-rock roots together to form an […]

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