Nothing like a bunch of fuzzy shoegaze from a legend to help usher in the early hours of a Thursday morning. Pete Kember/Sonic Boom performed at the Waldorf Hotel as part of their electro experimental 3-D Fest and it was GOOD.
Gather round for a short tale about why Thee Oh Sees (ably supported by Pets With Pets and Magnetix) played one of my fave shows thus far this year, and how it all happened in San Francisco. While I was there.
Evan Dando and two other guys, collectively known as The Lemonheads, were in Vancouver on November 4 performing “It’s a Shame About Ray.” Woulda been brilliant if Dando had channeled less slack and more charisma.
Our final installment from MusicFestNW, in which your heroine wraps up her last day and night in PDX with double Antlers, Explosions in the Sky and Typhoon action, and snaps her favourite punks, OFF! And meets the little Avi Buffalo, too.