Maybe you’ve noticed that one our featured albums for the last week has been Don’t Mean, the newest release from the Portland Dirigimus Cooperative noise-onslaught of Zach and Max Hansen, alongside Ian Gierhan and Sam Landry — better known as the four piece Mouth Washington.
Don’t Mean is everything you’ve come to expect . . . → Read More: Mouth Washington album release show and tour starts tomorrow night at SPACE
In the middle of a busy holiday weekend of shows in Portland, legendary Boston punk band Mission Of Burma came up once again to try out some new songs at SPACE Gallery. This time around, the band didn’t have sound engineer/loopist Bob Weston in tow, so drummer Peter Prescott handled the looping duties and . . . → Read More: Mission Of Burma Played SPACE [5.28.11]
Our friend Mike Cunnane (a member of Huak, the Rattlesnakes, and Sunset Hearts) has been shooting video of local bands at shows and posting them on his new site, Brass Cankles. As you may have noticed, these videos can also be found here on HillyTown, if you scroll down past the showlist on the right . . . → Read More: Brass Cankles Videos On HillyTown
Screaming Females win the award for national act that could be mistaken for a Portland local band, judging by the reaction of fans at their shows. Every time they come around it’s as if there’s a sigh of relief from the punk and indie rock-loving fans who hold their breath between visits. At their gigs, . . . → Read More: Screaming Females Returned, Resurrected Haru Bangs [2.9.11]
Last night at the ever-surreal Bubba’s Sulky Lounge, Ye, Batshelter, and Haru Bangs got the Halloween weekend started properly with a headbanging and boot-licking-inducing set. Check out the photo gallery here!
Looking for fun tonight? Obviously there are tons of parties around town – check out your favorite venue/bar for some sort of awesomeness . . . → Read More: Photos: Ye + Haru Bangs + Batshelter