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Margin call

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Since it's one of the Tablet's duties to explore the margins of Portland music culture, we thought we'd forego an official top 10 in favor of some hidden favorites that won't often chart.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 21, 2011

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Home video

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I t may be December, but some of these nights (particularly the weekends) offer so many interesting shows that we're scrambling around town trying to catch them all.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 14, 2011

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Bolting Cölt

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Received some sad news that WESLEY ALLEN HARTLEY 's project SPLENDORA CÖLT , which led the core trio of his Traveling Trees further down the dark trails of postpunk country, are splitting up.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 07, 2011

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Wiggin' out

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Suffice it to say, the remaining dates of the CLASH OF THE TITANS season have been moved to the Empire.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  November 30, 2011

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Dynamite with a laser beam

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Is this the real life? Or is this just fantasy? Whatever you do, don't ask Sean Slaughter.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  November 23, 2011

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Otter calls

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The adventurous folks at ETERNAL OTTER RECORDS have been keeping things nice and weird lately.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  November 16, 2011



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Silent lucidity

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After a brief stint of un-Googleability, the Lucid have gone back to being known as DOMINIC AND THE LUCID .
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  November 09, 2011

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Mic check

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VANITYITES frontman CHRIS MOULTON has already apologized for his insulting, immature behavior at last Thursday's Equality Maine benefit, but that doesn't mean we're ready to let him off the hook.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  November 02, 2011

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Road show report

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Seven of our finest soundmakers played New York's Sullivan Hall last Thursday as part of the CMJ mania.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 26, 2011

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Mind the winding trails

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The local group TRAILS , who've spent the summer playing the Big Easy Wednesday-night circuit, issued a second record this month, the Trails & Co.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 19, 2011

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Vain displays

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The relentless "Get Fucked" tagline, which the band VANITYITES repeat ad nauseam in online media campaigns, has gotten a liiiiittle tired and transparent lately.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 12, 2011



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Time stands still

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You know the industry's changed when discographies for still-existing record labels get shown in art museums.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 05, 2011

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The kids will have their say

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Whoever's idea it was to launch 131 WASHINGTON ST. : nice work.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 28, 2011

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A little bit country

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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 .
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 21, 2011

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Old friends return

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The sinewy post-punk group HUAK drop Yorba Linda , their first full-length, named for the birthplace of Richard Nixon.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 07, 2011

Revivals + recesses

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Those who recall the work of PETER DONOVAN — who fronted the punchy, sour-luck rock and roll of ALL THE REAL GIRLS until the band's hiatus in 2009 — would be keen to know this: Donovan himself has spent the summer acting in an independent film (titled LOST ON PURPOSE ) about some guys finding themselves on a dairy farm.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  August 31, 2011



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Network foundation

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Attention bands on the cusp: the PORTLAND MUSIC FOUNDATION is assembling seven local groups to play a Portland Music Showcase at this year's CMJ FESTIVAL in New York.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  August 24, 2011

Nothing Drab about it

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We found ourselves happily trampled last weekend by DRAB PONY , JEREMY ROBINSON 's on/off improv project, as they whipped up a froth of excessive noise tantrums in the darklit rodeo of the Apohadion in Bayside.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  August 17, 2011

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Out of this world...

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We were charmed to learn that THE KENYA HALL BAND , one of the finest and few of our local R&B groups, played a show at the Bitter End in Greenwich Village last weekend.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  August 10, 2011

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Lighting up again

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The HOUSE OF FIRE may have gone up in smoke, but JACOB AUGUSTINE has emerged unscathed.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  August 03, 2011

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Travelin’ Man

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Wows were issued to us all the way from the muddy banks of Dodds Farm, New York, where local bluegrass dude PUTNAM SMITH was the only Mainer to play in last weekend's 21st annual Falcon Ridge Festival.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 27, 2011


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