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Telegram

Telegram

December 2, 2016 / Aural Fix

The guitar-driven hooks of England’s Telegram sound strong enough to spearhead another British Invasion. See them Dec. 10 at Crystal Ballroom.

Slow Moses

Slow Moses

October 5, 2016 / Aural Fix

Eclectic and wholly unique, Slow Moses’ “Charity Binge” is an immersive listening experience worth every second of your time.

Garbage

Garbage

September 2, 2016 / Cover Features

Two decades after Garbage was a seminal ’90s alt-rock band, they’re touring their sixth album, “Strange Little Birds,” and coming to Portland on Sept. 18. This month’s cover feature is a Q&A with drummer and producer Butch Vig on Garbage’s self-created record label, Shirley Manson speaking for the band and the evolution of alternative music.

“No Mercy In The Mountain” by Thanks

“No Mercy In The Mountain” by Thanks

July 1, 2016 / Album Reviews

Charles Trowbridge reviews the latest record from Portland’s Thanks, ripe with oddity, power and darkness. Thanks releases “No Mercy In The Mountain” on Saturday, July 2 at Mississippi Studios.

Boogarins

Boogarins

May 6, 2016 / Aural Fix

The Brazilian psychedelic quartet Boogarins opens for Dungen on Monday, May 9 at Mississippi Studios. Our Charles Trowbridge writes on their 2015 album, “Manual.”

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