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Growing up programming games for the Commodore 64 operating systems sparked Stephen Machnowski's interest in building his own electronic sound experiences, specifically synthesizers. He uses home-built synths and drum machines for his E.M.S. (Electro Music Specialist) project . Influenced by electronic beats he heard in new wave and the electro and rap breakdancers favored, Machnowski plays a robotic style of neo-electro that caught the attention of the Satamile label. Read more on Last.fm …read full bio
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  • Sons of Mali, musical refugees, groundbreaking artists, virtuoso…more
    • doug fir
    • Thursday, 10/10/2019 21+
    • 8pm | $18 / $20
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    • s1
    • Monday, 8/5/2019 AA
    • 8 pm | $8 / $5 for S1 members
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    • no fun
    • Monday, 4/8/2019 21+
    • 8 pm | $ 5
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  • Tunes for Tails! Live Music & Silent Auction Benefiting Animal…more
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  • Portland's live hardware synthesizer total freakout: 6 solo acts…more
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  • This show is a benefit for Red Lodge Transition Services and the…more
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    • marrow
    • Saturday, 4/28/2018 AA
    • 8p | $5-10
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  • Record release show! 4-way split featuring House of Low Culture,…more
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  • benefit form eagle creek cascade locks fire & EMS in honor of jim…more
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  • 100% of the funds that the event (non-bar items) makes will go to…more
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  • Noise Nomads [MA_Bonescraper Recordings] "A long time fixture in…more
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  • Punk show to raise money for the Southern Poverty Law Center!!!…more
    • blackwater
    • Friday, 3/10/2017 AA
    • 7:00pm | $6 suggested donation
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  • All Ages until 11PM, DJs Maxamillion and Dark Entries will be…more
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  • Free show! 3 groups of 4 synthesists performing live improv for…more
    • no fun
    • Saturday, 1/28/2017 21+
    • 9PM-Midnight | $0
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  • Feast your x-ray eyes and intergalactic ears upon Portland’s…more
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  • consumer & the translucent spiders split release
    • xhurch
    • Friday, 10/21/2016 AA
    • 8pm | $free
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  • Let's celebrate 3 years of Volt Divers together, an experience…more
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  • After a summer hiatus, Mothership Music begins another year of…more
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  • The Peach Kings are the rock noir duo of Paige Wood and Steven…more
    • velo cult
    • Monday, 7/11/2016 AA
    • 7:00 | $Free (Donations)
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  • Aboriginal Flowers Tape Release ! Wine ! Gaety ! Flowers ! Fear…more
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  • Blue Mountains Biodiversity Project benefit show | Blue…more
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  • first ever PDX show for Arma Agharta, legendary performer from…more
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  • benefit for rock n roll camp for girls
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  • members of tender age,gentle bander,wl,mall caste and more…more
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  • Hunka Hunka Burning Love ooo
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  • The Crystal Ballroom brewery made P.R.O.B.L.E.M.S. a beer, it…more
    • lolas room
    • Wednesday, 10/14/2015 AA
    • 7/doors 8/show | $5
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  • Port City Development Center and ProjectGrow announce our annual…more
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  • LADY PROBLEMS https://ladyproblems.bandcamp.com/ SUCK ME…more
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    pc-pdx
    Apr 05 2009 7
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    Doppleganger!

    The Doppleganger has long been a mystery, but now consider it solved. "A double, an identical replica of a person.. The idea behind this is that everyone has a Doppleganger, an identical copy of themselves somewhere in the world.. If the person is good, then the Doppleganger will be evil and vice versa.. It is even said that if the two should meet, then they will both perish.Although there is no evidence that Dopplegangers exist, some people have actually reported claims of witnessing what they believe to be their Doppleganger.

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    milesmouthguard
    Apr 12 2009 1
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    Hindsite: A Show Journal and Scene Report

    Jesse Michaels, Mike Park, Dateless, The Damage Done, Destroy Nate AllenMarch 17th @ GRNSTR House in SeattleWe found out a few days before this amazing show that we had some family from Bolivia flying through Seattle.. Tessa suggested I try to find a show.. The Damage Done were kind enough to let us open last minute.. The GRNSTR House was small and pretty well packed before things got started.

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    artforspastics
    Aug 26 2009 1
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    House Show Rules #2: Bringing Common Sense

    I had intended to post this as a comment following the "House Show Rules #1: No Jerks!" blogpost, but then it sorta became an essay.. Boom Boom Kid @ the Sea Shanty, 2007.. As someone who's thrown a few hundred shows in houses over the last decade and a half, I gotta say that house-show hosts must be aware of the risks of turning their home into a public space, such as cops, assholes, theft, electrical fire, damage to walls and floors, giant messes to clean up, and even violence.. The solution is not so simple as complaining about jerks on a corner of the internet (such as here!) which will go unchecked by likely every such jerk who needs to check their attitude.The solution surely begins with considering what risks are associated with each show before you even confirm it.

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    Notorious Kelly
    Nov 23 2009 25
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    The Ultimate Open Mic List for Oregon and Vancouver

    You've got a song, a poem, a joke, or something - we wanna HEAR it!A skit, an act, part of a movie or play that you like - we wanna SEE it!No matter what you've got, there's a place on this list to PERFORM it!I promise we will applaud no matter what.. May lead to bigger things: paying gigs,collaborations with other artists - who KNOWS?!?Maybe you're not a performer, but just want to witness some of the most creative,intelligent and beautiful people on the planet.Well, without an audience, it's just rehearsal.. It isn't a show without YOU!Come be a part of it!Open mics and jams come and go regularly, so it's a good idea to call and confirmdetails before attending one for the first time.. Please let me know of any additions/deletions/corrections.Now - COME SHOW US YOUR STUFF!(Open Mic tips at the end)ALL AGES Open Mics in Portland 21+ OPEN MICS ARE BELOW THESE as well as OutsidePortland and Non-weekly listingsMONDAYTwin Paradox coffee house 8609 SE 17th Ave Sellwood (503) 232-8202 sign up 6:45pm Show 7 pm Intimate neighborhood gathering.

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    Laughing Horse Bookstore
    Jan 13 2010 0
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    Laughing Horse Sleeping Bag Fundraiser Festival!

    Laughing Horse Sleeping Bag Fundraiser Festival! |Four nights of musical entertainment, Thursday Jan 21st through Friday Jan 24th starting each night at 8PM featuring the following: |Al Bradbury |David Rovics |Felecia and the Dinosaur |Grandparents |Grey Anne |The Hand that Bleeds |Hepsi |Leviticus Appleton |Lindsey Walker |Mama Sunshine |Nun Chuksky |Riot Cop |Whale Warrior |With special guests from New Orleans |Count James |Peppermint Pony --Check out the Laughing Horse show schedule.History:In November we had a small fund raiser to buy sleeping bags for the homeless.. We generated $100 and bought three military intermediate grade bags rated to 10 to 20 degrees Fahrenheit at a discount from Andy & Bax and donated them to the "Red Door" at the Down Town Chapel.. Everyone thought the fund raiser went well so we decided to do it again.. In December we had another fund raiser and generated $200 and bought and donated six of the same sleeping bags.

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    pc-pdx
    Jan 25 2011 1
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    Server Outage Tomorrow! -We're getting a brand new box.

    HeyHey - good news: the site is going to be down for an hour or two tomorrow!It's good news because there have been some serious problems lately with our host.. They have agreed to give us a brand new box which hopefully takes care of the problems where the uh..site just goes dead for a few hours at a time, or becomes really slow and unresponsive.The plan is for the transfer to happen in the wee hours of East Coast time but who know what will play out.. Here's good warning.Wish us luck.

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    pc-pdx
    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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    pc-pdx
    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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    pc-pdx
    Jun 22 2012 0
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    Ich Bin der Shit, Bitches!

    I just got back from a drinking tour of Scandinavia which you know was fucking awesome.. I was hanging out with some rad Germans and of course drinking often leads to youtube so we shared a few gems.. I gave them the gift that is Chuggo and what they offered up just blew my mind.. Here, i share with you, the most hardcore gangstarr motherfucker keeping Deutschland real: Moneyboy.I'm not even capable of putting words around this legend on the mic so i'll leave it to Moneyboy himself "ich bin der Shit - Bitches"Money Boy - "Dreh den Swag auf"I might suggest waiting until you've had 9 or 12 beers before jumping into the vid - so, you know, you FULLY appreciate it.

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    Jake @hawthorne hideaway [Aug 12, 2021] » Rainbow Face is back at Hawthorne Hideaway Aug 12!
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    Eazt Syde Punx Country, cowpunk, outlaw country is fuckin lame! PLAY PUNK!!!!!
    -7/13/2021 3:16:38 PM
    Some Bozo Copy and paste to see deleted past shows: https://web.archive.org/web/20200316101200/https://pc-pdx.com/show-guide/ ¤ Pick a venue, then choose a date to see their prior gigs. Happy searching.
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    show-bot! @lot at zidell yards, the [Jun 12, 2021] » Yes! Shows!
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    Sid Much Rock In town until Saturday. No shows? Ain't ya'll vaxed yet?
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    se deadboy i'm vaxxed. lets POGO 503!
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    Computer_Blue2021 @old nicks [Jan 11, 2016] » The copy of the poster I uploaded is autographed.
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    Computer_Blue2021 @red room [Mar 29, 2011] » Bad@Best did not play this show, Cuntagious did.
    -3/28/2021 11:15:21 AM
    Computer_Blue2021 @red room [Mar 18, 2011] » I designed this poster back in the day, I have multiple editions so although the date is wrong, this is the correct poster for this show, I will keep looking for the edition with the correct date.
    -3/28/2021 11:07:34 AM
    Conor Hello Alex old friend, you still there? It's Conor from Belfast Ireland remember me from Portland days. Remember the gig in our basement northeast Portland? Miss you brother hope to see you next time in Portland. Big respect Conor
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    dustinshane Hello from Maine! Can't wait to visit Portland again and scope out some music.
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    yung ego death Hello Shout box world ! I'm looking for Black and Indigenous DJs and Musicians for a physically distant outdoor event...Hit me up if this rings any bells!
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    Electric Ring @twilight bar and cafe [Mar 28, 2020] » Old Iron from Seattle, in Portland, two weeks!!
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    Dash Heavy tuesday returns at twilight tonight! 9pm sharp!
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    Halloweener, Chair Project, Bohr, FriendZone @killingsworth dynasty [Feb 23, 2020] » SUNDAY SUNDAY! Solo acts from members of Nasalrod & Summer Cannibals will play w/The Halloweener & FriendZone at Killingsworth Dynasty! DO IT!!
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    derp “Accept His Noodly Magnificence into your heart, into your soul, and ye shall forever be free. R'Amen.” ¤ —Ragu on Pastafarianism
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    Clement Acts 16:31, 1 Corinthians 15:1-8, 1 Peter 1:17-21, Revelation 22:18-19
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    DNC TRUMP IS STILL PRESIDENT!
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    Lamposts Gig available at Hawthorne Hideaway February 14th. Punk/metal/indie/singer songwriter/comics/sideshow
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    Electric Ring @kenton club [Jan 24, 2020] » Mane of The Cur y'all! ¤ ¤ https://maneofthecur.bandcamp.com/album/retreat-of-the-glaciers
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    Solo project night w/members of Hot Victory, Nasalrod, Panther/Wet Fruit & more! @fixin' to, the [Jan 30, 2020] » THURS JAN 30th! Charlie (of Wet Fruit/Panther/The Planet The), Chairman (of Nasalrod) & Ben (of Hot Victory) will ALL play solo @Fixin' To! https://www.facebook.com/events/2518438995150460/
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