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For the past several years, great bands seem to spring up right out of the polluted industrial soil of West Oakland. The humanitarian disaster of the landscape and bureaucratic historic neglect of the people only fuel the fury and precision of local musicians that refuse to be bogged down and

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Portland based dark anarcho-punk Broken Spirit are hitting the West Coast as they simultaneously release their serious gem of a debut LP, Vultures And Pigs. It’s being released on Last Hour Records, fittingly sharing the label with Seattle’s Arcane and Oakland’s Otzi. In the vein of their predecessors and in

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Dave Cantrell puts together a huge, several-day lineup of darkwave/postpunk/deathrock/darkpunk/shoegaze/synthpop/etc and related bands from as near and far as possible, ranging from heavy hitters to the obscure. Fittingly, it’s known as the Out From The Shadows Festival, and this was the third year running! I was absolutely devastated when I missed

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Sometimes you know that an LP will be perfect before even hearing a single second of it. Sure it’s rare (at least in my case), but when I heard that Philadelphia’s dark punk anti-heroes Blank Spell were going to be releasing an LP, I knew I was going to be

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A Black People’s third album was released earlier this month, and before I listened to it, I truly had no idea shoegaze and deathrock could be combined so perfectly. On paper, it sounds like the type of genre mash-up that could only be accomplished with a very particular sound or at

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Portland is home to a growing amount of post punk gems, the likes of which the Internet is only so aware. It’s nothing out of the ordinary here to attend an affordable show with new bands only just hitting your radar who end up completely blowing you away. The best example of this

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