Category Archives: concert

Spectrum Culture concert reviews: Papercuts, Sea & Cake/Lia Ices, Minus the Bear/Velvet Teen, Sallie Ford & the Sound Outside

This one’s a four-fer! First up is my review of Aughts icons Minus the Bear and the Velvet Teen, at the Doug Fir on Nov. 8: Minus the Bear entered with “Thank You For Being A Friend” blaring on the … Continue reading

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Concert reviews: Moonface (Oct. 16, Doug Fir Lounge) and Hooray for Earth (Oct. 10, Missippi Studios)

Two concerts from last month I reviewed for Spectrum Culture, plus vids of the bands involved: In concert, Moonface… is more than just Spencer Krug’s one man show. Touring behind the debut album Organ Music Not Vibraphone Like I’d Hoped, … Continue reading

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Spectrum Culture concert review: CANT

CANT (solely composed of Grizzly Bear producer and multi-instrumentalist Chris Taylor) came to town the first weekend of this month, and I covered his show at the Doug Fir for Spectrum Culture. Playing basically everything off his solo debut, Taylor–and … Continue reading

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Spectrum Culture: MFNW 2011 wrap-up

My editor and I covered MusicFestNorthWest in Portland this year. Some of these blurbs are his (like the intro), some (mostly the latter ones) are mine. Enjoy! It’s that time again when hundreds of bands descend upon Portland, turning the … Continue reading

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Spectrum Culture concert review: Woods, the Fresh & Onlys

Was assigned to cover this one the day-of for a fellow staff writer who couldn’t make it. Although I knew of Woods a little, the Fresh & Onlys were entirely new to me. Great concert anyway. Even though it had … Continue reading

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