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One show that blew my mind last year was DRAB MAJESTY at the Astoria that the homie Sound & Salt put on. I had listened to their LP Careless and was really impressed with their moving/surreal live performance. I found myself dancing in a trance-like state – DRAB MAJESTY’s music had

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Heads up Pacific Northwest, and West Coast/Rest of the country/world in general – Famine Fest is returning to Portland OR in February 2017 for its highly anticipated fourth edition after this year’s 2016 edition decimated a packed event. And holy fuck, the 2017 edition’s lineup has just been revealed and it’s just fucking bonkers! Check out

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I think I say this every year, but it really can’t be overstated: Southern Lord’s The Power of the Riff was one of the main catalysts for us when it came to starting CVLT Nation. The rad fucking lineup and the community feel inspired us to start this blog to cover

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Portland is home to several different postpunk/darkwave bands of varying styles, many of which end up getting overshadowed by one another. Murderbait is an underrated yet highly established and deliciously dark outfit featuring Casey and Jason of Shadowlands (who you may remember from this year’s Out From The Shadows II). Their

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Daughters, with The Body and Loma Prieta – November 12th, 2016 at The Cobalt, Vancouver BC This was certainly a milestone of a show. I remember the last time Loma Prieta came through town, opening for Fucking Invincible, which is more or less what Alexis Marshall has been up to since Daughters‘

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If you’ve seen King Dude perform his haunting Luciferian ballads live, you know that his audiences are always in for a treat. Having been present at his most recent show in Vancouver, I can attest to this fact. So listen up Chicago, we’ve got a pair of tickets to his Dec.

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