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22 September 2011

The Return of DEATH IN VEGAS (Old Tale + New Album)

Darkly brilliant electro pioneers Death in Vegas return after a seven-year gap between albums with something strange and wonderful. Here, we celebrate their arrival by throwing in a few old stories of our own.

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20 September 2011

MusicFestNW Part 3: Antlers, Explosions in the Sky, Typhoon, Avi Buffalo, OFF!

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.

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19 September 2011

MusicFestNW Part 2: 13 bands, 6 venues, 1 day

MusicFestNW Part 2: An epic day in Portland that includes pizza, doughnuts, and a baker’s dozen of bands in a half-dozen venues. Featuring The Thermals, The Horrors, Dan Mangan, a new rap joint called TxE, Sharon Van Etten, Typhoon, Rhett Miller and more.

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17 September 2011

MusicFestNW Part 1: Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Sebadoh, Archers of Loaf and PORTLANDIA

BackstageRider takes on Portlandia in a MusicFestNW adventure. Part 1 features Sebadoh (of course), Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Archers of Loaf and Fred Armisen. No really. The guy from Portlandia. In Portland. Backstage with me.

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13 September 2011

EXCLUSIVE: On the video set of “Take” with THE PACK A.D.

The PACK A.D. release their first video”Take”, offa their new album UNPERSONS, and both are out today. And one of them is based on Gary Numan’s “Cars”. I hung out with Becky Black and Maya Miller and we time travelled back to 1980 together.

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19 August 2011

The Great German SEBADOH Tour: Part 2 – Hamburg

Canned hummus, soundcheckin’ with Two Years Two Days, snare replacement and hangin’ backstage. THIS is Sebadoh in Hamburg…with pics, video and running commentary. I present: Part 2 of the Great German Sebadoh Tour.

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16 August 2011

The Great German SEBADOH Tour: Part 1 – Berlin

…in which our heroine The BackstageRider goes out on tour again with her heroes and friends, Sebadoh, as they traipse across Germany. This three-parter of photos, videos and words starts in the rad city of Berlin.

Post thumbnail of The Unusual Suspects: Backstage With YEASAYER (pics by Kris Krüg)
31 May 2011

The Unusual Suspects: Backstage With YEASAYER (pics by Kris Krüg)

Stand up and be counted, YEASAYER. Or sit down. You know, whatever. We’ll just put you in a line up, make you sit on a ratty sofa and in-our-own-heads, drool over you. This is the BackstageRider backstage photoshoot with the awesome Yeasayer.

Post thumbnail of ASK BOB (from Pavement) and MIKE (Doughty): Your Questions…ANSWERED!
22 April 2011

ASK BOB (from Pavement) and MIKE (Doughty): Your Questions…ANSWERED!

YOU asked. THEY answered. Bob Nastanovich from Pavement and Mike Doughty (formerly of Soul Coughing) got together, on my Facebook page, and agreed to help the youth of today by answering YOUR questions. This is the comedy/straight guy HIPSTER INDIE ROCK ADVICE COLUMN TO END ALL.

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