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For the 60s band 'The Gun' please see: The Gun Gun (1987-1997, 2008-today) is a hard rock band from Glasgow, Scotland. They started out as 'Blind Allez' and then ‘Phobia’, finally settling on the name 'Gun' on signing a record deal with A&M. Early gigs saw them touring with their fellow Scots Simple Minds whilst at the same time selling out their own headline shows. Gun are perhaps best known for their energetic arena rock version of the classic dance song "Word Up", a top 40 hit in nations such as Germany, New Zealand, and the U.K. Read more on Last.fm …read full bio
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    Aug 29 2008 2
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    Summerfector : Punk as Fuck

    Today kicks off the Defectors Summerfector madness.. This is a series of shows happening over the next four days at locations all over town, mostly all-ages.. What really makes this a bad ass fest is that there are two generator shows happening.. One at Burnside Skate park on Sunday and another one at Overlook Park in NE complete with all the legal premits for both noise and booze.

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    Jan 22 2009 1
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    Video from the 40 Band Defector Benefit

    Some video I took at the huge show at Rotture on Tuesday.. Band on the bill included : 57 octaves | below | adelit@s | amalgams | anon remora | autistic youth | boot city | blood sox | bookends | book of belial | chores | cower | defect defect| downriver| ealdath |kody | exit collapse | fullfaceriot | helghast | jalin | jeannie | reno | kudzu | machinegun congress | maraud | nathan jr | nux vomica | order of the gash | raw nerves | scene | ripper | squalora | -dan | superbad | -mike the catterpillar | tim messing | torn to pieces | transient | the taxpayers [a benefit for the defector]

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    May 21 2009 13
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    PDX Pop Now! CD Release Show and Track Listings Announced

    PDX Pop Now! -- Portland's premier DIY music festival, compilation and music advocacy organization - has announced the track listing for this year's compilation and plans for the CD Release Benefit Show.. PDX Pop Now!'s recent sold-out "Make It Pop!" fundraiser saw performances by James Mercer of the Shins, Brandon Summers of the Helio Sequence, Marty Marquis of Blitzen Trapper, Ryan Sollee of The Builders & The Butchers, Loch Lomond and live video DJing by Dantronix and raised $4,000 for PDX Pop Now!. Tyler Kohlhoff has some pictures from the event here and you can download a yousendit file of Jason Quigley shots of the event here.. Feel free to spread around these great pictures from the "Make It Pop!" fundraiser!Portland music fans will be pleased to find out that PDX Pop Now! has announced the track listing for the sixth installment of their much heralded compilation.

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    Jul 15 2009 3
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    Summerfector 3 : Punk as fuck, 2009

    It's back for the thrid year -The Defectors brings you a punk as fuck fest layed out all over Portland.. Same as it ever was: bar shows, All ages venue and house shows and also a few generator shows in the parks.. Rad, check out the constantly updated Sumerfector 3 schedule / line up Summerfector 3 bands:VIOLATION(SANTA ROSA,CA)SILENT MAJORITY(PDX)MACHINE GUN CONGRESS(PDX)ADELITAS(PDX)CRIME MACHINE(PDX)STAGGERING DEPTHS(EUGENE,OR)SON SKULL(OLYMPIA,WA)JUICY KARKASS(PDX)ISKRA(VICTORIA, B.C.)CRIMINAL DAMAGE(PDX)DOGS HOLY LIFE(LOS ANGELES)DEAD SECTION(PDX)KNELT ROTE(PDX)TRANSIENT(PDX)BURNING LEATHER(PDX)ABANDON(PDX)BOG PEOPLE(PDX)MASS GRAVE(VANCOUVER,B.C.)WARTORN(APPLETON,WI)WARCRY(PDX)AUTISTIC YOUTH(PDX)NUX VOMICA(PDX)RUM REBELLION(PDX)ELITIST(PDX)SALTED CITY(PDX)COUNTDOWN TO ARMAGEDDON(SEATTLE,WA)HERE COMES A BIG BLACK CLOUD(PDX)HONDURAN(PDX)ANON REMORA(PDX)DOWNRIVER(PDX)DRUNKEN BOAT(PDX)MARUAD(PDX)RAW NERVES(PDX)

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    Jan 04 2011 3
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    PDX Pop Now! Accepting Submissions for 2011 Comp

    PDX Pop Now! -- Portland's premier DIY music festival, compilation and music advocacy organization - has begun accepting submissions for its 2011 compilation.. Submissions can be made online at www.pdxpopnow.org and will be accepted through February 28, 2011.PDX Pop Now! is excited to announce the launch of its new website which features new design, photos, outreach information, historical background on the organization, and many different ways to get involved.. PDX Pop Now! will be holding its first 2011 volunteer meeting on Tuesday, January 18, 7-9 p.m. at Backspace.. At the meeting volunteers can apply for the booking committee, sign up to be on the compilation listening, marketing and fundraising committees or to volunteer at the festival.

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    May 17 2011 5
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    PDX Pop Now! Unveils Compilation Track List And Release Show

    Portland music fans will be pleased to find out that PDX Pop Now! has announced the track listing for the eighth installment of their much heralded compilation.. The 2-disc set is stacked with 41 tracks from some of Portland OR's finest musicians.. O Bruxo, Blue Skies For Black Hearts, Swahili, Lost Lander, along with DJ papi chulo and DJ GIGANTE, have been tapped to perform and provide music between bands at this year's CD Release Benefit which will be held June 2nd at Holocene (1001 SE Morrison St.). The cover is $10 and that will include a copy of the 2011 PDX Pop Now!. Compilation CD.

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    Jun 27 2011 5
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    We Fucked-Up and Deleted ALL The Flyers...

    Yep, it's true!All 19,637 flyers went kaputznik and made a super bye-bye action with no recycle bin love of any kind.I am uber careful and paranoid of these things and still manage to pull an epic maneuver like this about once a year. -Last year whilst working on a client site, i deleted the entire four-year calendar set for *two* site for the Solano County Library.. YEAH BUDDY.Yep, So - where we're at now is that i quickly dropped $43 to get some magic (Slingblade)"Should'nta done that boy" software so as i can try to get back the deleted info off the hard drive. -IT was a half win.. I think we got back most of the files but there seems to be an issue where the files that came back did so with different data or whatever : The file names no longer match the actual show info they should contain so SHIT IS BANANANANAS all over the site right now.I have since found a version of the flyers folder in our old svn repo from about 6-weeks ago when we made some reconfiguration changes.. I, in all my awesomeness, didn't get these two flyer related folders back into svn sync (because we're virtualizing the directories to share the data with other sites, NERD stuff..) and totally blew the gun in the face.It's okay though.

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    Jun 22 2012 0
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    No.Fest

    The st johns nofest is a free music and arts festival with over 90 performances this year. the event begins at noon in the historic town square, and continues across multiple venues late into the night. every conceivable and perceivable music genre is represented, as well as installations, micro film fests, and a spoken word/comedy showcase. growing into its 5th year, the SJNF is evolving and expanding. we are commited to staying awesome...and weird!WHEN THE BROKEN BOW PULSE EMITTER RLLRBLL PINEHURST KIDS Dr ID DR.. AMAZON DIRTCLODFIGHT METANOIA THE INCREDIBLE KID MICHAEL STIRLING DOUG THERIAULT RENFIELD BRIZBOMB SIR RICHARD BISHOP LSD&D BLAKE MACKEY MANGLED BOHEMIANS PLANKTON WAT MARISA ANDERSON j.d. helwig SPECIAL OCCASIONISTS JEREMY BURTON BAND JENNIFER ROBIN THE HAND THAT BLEEDS SUPER DUPER FUN GUN THE HARVEY GIRLS ROB WALMART VSOB RAW NERVES DRUDEN THREADBEAR MONGOLOID VILLAGE SOUND ROOTS Ix MOOGWYND PECOS CHILD CHILDREN MUSTAPHAMOND ART SEED MATT MCDOWELL NEVER AGAIN SWAMP BUCK BISON BISON THE CHARLIE DARWINS RYAN A.. MILLER PILLOW HORSE QUAIL {[(gang radio)]} FIASCO THE FOOD LOVE BOMB GO-GO SNOW BUD KLUSTERFUCHEN IRIE IDEA MAX COUNTRYMAN RAYLIOTA THE SILENT NUMBERS BETACRACK PARTY KILLER TEFLON MONSTERSIZEDMONSTER C.E.. SEARLE YARBLES DRUNK DAD SOME ONE & SOME ELSE HIVE THE SEXBOTS OLD DIRTY FACE SUBLIME FREQUENCIES THE INSTIGATORS BOYD ANDERSON THE ARCHITECTS XYPLEXIA MODALIS ONG HIT NO JOKE BANISHING OLD CITY LORD JOHN HENRY MONKEY TRICK CADDOC FLATLAND JOE PAUL WE SICK BOSS

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    NASALROD + C AVERAGE + HAIR PULLER @fixin' to, the [Dec 30, 2017] » It's the return of C AVERAGE (from Oly, w/past recordings on Kill Rock Stars, now feat. vocalist Olivia Love!) to PDX!! Sat Dec 30th! NASALROD's honored to play w/them again. Also excited to play w/Hair Puller for the 1st time! https://www.facebook.com/events/1967227696848709/
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