A Tasty Sound-Sandwich

No Kind of Rider @ Backspace 10/29/10 The major element in a great band is a good singer, while the rest of a band matters greatly, with out a great singer a band has nothing. No Kind of Rider doesn’t just have a good singer, Sam is a fantastic singer, the harmonies with Jeremy on … Continue reading

Why is Backspace so amazing 10/29 show

I promise I do look for shows in other places in fact I went to one at Ella Street a few days ago, forgot to post my show pick for that (oops). Anywho there is another awesome show at Backspace on Friday the 29th Check it out: Westfold, Galaxy Farm, Mnemonic Sounds and No Kind of … Continue reading

Dance Parties and Mix Tapes

Adventures! With Might @ Backspace  10/16/10 Adventures! With Might is Marc Swart and Isaac Medina. Marc’s voice has a a quiet, hiding in the dark feel that combines with Isaac’s driving bass lines, keyboards and a drum machine to create a dance party that sounds like a mix of industrial and pop. I thoroughly enjoyed their song … Continue reading

Another Awesome Show at Backspace 10/16

Come out to Backspace for an awesome show featuring: Spesus Christ, Adventures! With Might, Your Canvas, Keep the Kids Quiet, and Bootz Orchestra! This is a benefit show for a cat named Mr. Weasley who needs some medical attention after being hit by a car…feel bad yet, kinda sad? Well come help out and get … Continue reading

Sunshine Under A Black Light

Grey Anne at Backspace 10/10/10 I dare you to go see Grey Anne perform live and try not to love her. I did just that, I dismissed her as another singer/songwriter with nothing worth listening to. Then she takes the stage alone, with a guitar and a gong. This can’t be good I told myself … Continue reading

Drop everything go to Backspace 10/9

What: Sound Judgement Festival Who: Arctic Flowers, Bellicose Minds, Spectres, Grey Anne, Wishyunu and Midnight Callers Where: Backspace. 115 NW 5th Ave. $5 When: Saturday 10/9 Why? There are a lot of great bands playing! Check out the song “Technicolor Haze” by Arctic Flowers:  http://www.myspace.com/arcticflowerspdx