Futro Records' Kit 3.0 Release Party on First Thursday:
Thursday, December 4, 2014 -
December 4 marks the release of Futro Records' Kit 3.0—a compilation featuring new music, videos and other media—plus a group art show and new art zine. Head to Upper Playground in NW Portland (23 NW Fifth Ave.) on First Thursday for the launch party or visit any time through January 31 to see art by Jacob Markrof, Josh Cooke, Lara Hart, Sean Sullivan, Chris Diana-Peebles and Alex Boyce.
Futro [fyü-trō] is a noun. This person, place or thing just happens to be "a collection of creative weirdos making music and other things," often under the banner of the Portland-based collective Futro Records. Generating "a sound that encompasses multiple styles and genres into a timeless unity" also somewhat sums up what the Futro Kit 3.0 is all about, which is what—well, one of the things—the Futro crew will be... read more