According to members of the audience in attendance at the Doug Fir on Tuesday, April 28, here's how people might describe each band: Apparently, LiquidLight sounds like "Relient K meets Motörhead." Swansea was summarized as "Tegan and Sara if they weren't gay." And Us Lights took the cake, delivering a solid performance (as usual) worthy of comparison to "Radiohead and early Alt-J."
Small Million: 'Saintly' [Song Premiere]Chris Young - Jul 18, 2019
Soak up this "moody gothic pop prayer," a "meditation on the idea that salvation doesn't come from another person." And then hear more new music from the synth pop duo before the Portland Pickles'...
Dan Cable Presents: Strange Hotels Live at the Doug Fir Lounge [Video Premiere]Dan Cable - Jun 27, 2019
Watch Portland’s Strange Hotels perform “C’mon Forget It” live at the Doug Fir. Then subscribe to the podcast to hear new episodes every Friday, and catch the band at The Liquor Store on July 6.
Growing A Music CareerBrad Parsons - Jun 3, 2019
Whether you believe it’s science or just pop culture that make music and cannabis such a merry pairing, the two clearly have a symbiotic relationship. In Portland’s music scene, marijuana...
Artist to Watch: Haley Johnsen Destroys False IdolsBrendan Swogger - May 10, 2019
It's been a journey for Haley Johnsen to find herself in the music industry, but with her debut record out May 24, she's found her direction. Win tix to her Doug Fir release show with The Weather...
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