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Time-Lag Records Closing: Extended Hours + 2 Shows

Located at 578 Congress Street above Strange Maine (which isn’t going anywhere) in downtown Portland, Time-Lag Records/The Iele Tree Clothing is closing its doors after 3 years on August 15th. They’re going out with a bang, with two great shows plus extended hours to make sure you get a chance to stop by and […]

Ducktails + Big Troubles + HERBCRAFT Photos

Usually, by the time a band has gotten to the level of notoriety (err, blog-buzz?) that Ducktails has (in the past week), the days of seeing them play in the basements, diy spaces, and at weird parties that their story undoubtedly tells tales of are long gone, and the experience you get as an […]

More On Covers Vs. Originals. Now Featuring More Kurt Baker.

Well I guess I got my wish. Yesterday I posted about Geno’s Rock Club’s anti-cover policy – and mentioned that I’d be curious to hear from Kurt Baker (who is about to release an all-covers record – and today the Daily Sun has an article digging a bit deeper in which they spent a good […]

OFFStage #3 Recap. See You Next Year?

Tuesday, July 27 was the third and final concert in my free, all ages early Tuesday evening summer concert series, OFFStage @SPACE Gallery, celebrating the 2nd year of this site.

Foam Castles

Thanks to the bands (Foam Castles, Old Man Forest, and Charles Burst played this one, see here and here for recaps […]

Murphy’s Law In Action: No Murphy’s Law Tonight.

Proving their namesake (“Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong”) right, apparently NYC Hardcore band Murphy’s Law (and Superpower) won’t be playing in town at Port City Music Hall tonight due to illness. Making the best of the situation, the show will go on, with locals Covered In Bees and the Pubcrawlers playing as […]

Will Gattis [cd release] / Div Kid

Benefit for the Ryan Coleman Family: Nancy Cartonio / Stu Gurley / Hutch Heelan / Walt Craven / the Sam Anderson Band / the Pressure Points / East Wave Radio

Crunk Witch / Mechanical Hands / Moshe

Sun Gods In Exile / Clubber Lang / the Brought Low

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone / Otouto / Hello Shark

Ocean / Ghosthunter / Ominous Black

Hoboe / The Watermen / The SkummyMen

Constants / City of Ships / Baltic Sea

First Friday Rock Walk: Art by Bart Joy / Cryptic Overcast / The Class Machine / I, Barbarian

The Sugar Stems / Geoff Useless / The Goodnight Process / Gravel