The Helio Sequence: Show Preview

On Negotiations, the fifth album by Portland, Ore.-based The Helio Sequence, singer-guitarist Brandon Summers and drummer-keyboardist Benjamin Weikel return as a lean, slightly grittier…

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Agalloch: Show Preview

The old tale of Faust — the doctor who strikes an agreement with Lucifer himself — has inspired innumerable creations, among them Queen's “Bohemian…

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Mean Jeans: Show Preview

Punk rock can be an immensely powerful weapon of change, with fiery guitars and drums creating intense, perspective-shaking expressions of the human condition. Alternately,…

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A Mean Good Time

P unk rock can be an immensely powerful weapon of change, with fiery guitars and drums creating intense, perspective-shaking expressions of the human condition….

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Ramona Falls: Show Preview

Brent Knopf devised an ingenious strategy for the recording of Ramona Falls' 2009 debut album, Intuit. A onetime member of the highly regarded Portland,…

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The World In 50 Takes

We think like a photojournalist (natch): Shoot absolutely everything interesting, from every angle and setting, and from the bigger set you’re sure to get…

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