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1) Oker is a five piece progressive hardcore band from Portland, OR. They released their first full length album in April 2011, which can be downloaded for free at oker.bandcamp.com 2) OKER is an acoustic improvising quartet from Norway. * Torstein Lavik Larsen - trumpet * Fredrik Rasten - guitar * Jan Martin Gismervik - drums/percussion * Adrian Fiskum Myhr - double bass https://soundcloud.com/okerband Read more on Last.fm …read full bio
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    C.Miloker
    Mar 24 2009 1
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    You Done Fell Offt: Dane Cook

    Remember your first comedy special?. You had that joke about public bathrooms and the doors on the stalls, it was kind of funnie, kind of true. a lot of people would just leave the joke, but not you, you took it to another level when you did that full commit Hong-Kong-Phooey flying force egg-drop leg chop on that imaginary stall door and flatlined your ass on stage - that's fucking funny shit man!Your first two cd's were solid and entertaining.What happened with the Madison Square Garden thing man?. You're wearing $1,600 jeans and yelling at your fans for not believing some imaginary dude floats around in the sky.. What's up man - you go on extended hypotheticals not for my entertainment so i'm sure you're just doing it to hear the sound of your own voice.I did really like you in that movie though, Dan In real Life.

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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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    pc-pdx
    Oct 11 2010 8
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    FU: The best ALL AGES venue in portland - it's new, it's the Factory Underground

    Let's start with the bad : they're north.. Wicked North.Everything else at the Factory Underground is pandas and puppies and fireworks and punk rock rainbows - this place is awesome.. Bands, coffee, cute girls running an art gallery that doesn't suck (really -it doesn't suck!), a half-pipe(?!),I grew up in small towns(s) midwest and if we weren't getting kicked out of wall-mart (the intercom is [*]+[0]+[3] by-the-way), we were sitting at Denny's, chain smoking, drinking coffee and talking about opening up the coolest place in the universe...some sort of punk rock coffee shop with half-pipes and all of our favorite bands.. It's pretty crazy just how closely the Factory Underground resembles everything i ever wanted out of being a trapped in teenager in the boring ass madwest.

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    pc-pdx
    Oct 21 2010 8
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    Berbati’s Pan to Discontinue Live Music in 2011

    Ohh, in case you haven't heard about this - Berbatis is going to stop hosting shows on NYE.Casey Jarmon broke this a few days ago, be sure to read the Local Cut story (Casey actually knows how to write a story and .. he also gets paid for doing it).This is a super suck because Berbatis bookers were cool enough (snaps to Matt!) to understand about and go out of their way to host ALL AGES shows. -granted not every show was AA, but no other bar takes advantage of the OLCCs title6 as often as Berbatis has over the last few years (Holocene and Rotture do it occasionally whilst hosting pdx pop now shows).

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    pc-pdx
    Aug 12 2011 0
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    Transient Benefit Shows!

    In case you missed the post directly below this one, awesome PDX band (but you know that already) Transient got roughed up and needs some community love.. Check out the benefit shows and toss em some scratchon their way to savannah, georgia on tour, transient was in a head on collision when an suv flew over the median and landed on them. krysta had to be airlifted to the hospital and had to have surgery on her wrist plus her hip put back into place. the van has been totaled and they need help with medical and other bills. there will also be a raffle for some seriously awesome prizes.Sunday, 8/14/2011 @ RottureAtriarchWizard RifleDavis HookerSluaghOrder Of The GashChasmaSaturday, 8/27/2011 @ Plan BElitestBasment AnimalSpectral TombsAtrocity ExhibitionHeavy VoodooTransient updates + donations here

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    drose
    Apr 24 2012 1
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    The Know Presents: MEMORIAL WEEK (because a day is not enough)

    So…there are many music “festivals” and whatnot during Memorial Day weekend (and a boat-load of bands that hit the road in relation to said festivals/with the on-set of spring). as result, we have cleverly/effectively ridden on the coat-tails of these festivals/tours and are proud to present the most awesome 7 consecutive-days of music (without resorting to festival “test of endurance”/”epic” line-ups…i.e. 10+ bands on a single-day), which we have deemed:The Know’s MEMORIAL WEEK (because a day is not enough) SHOW SERIESalso, of important note (READ): several of the shows listed will require us to monitor the capacity of our venue/bar area (for everyone’s sake), and we’ll be using the same style of “restricted-entry” that was employed over our 7th Anniversary-Week for the Tragedy/From Ashes Rise/Bi-Marks show. if you are not familiar with how this worked, the amendments to our standard cover/entry to our shows are listed below:- remove our cover-charge “cap” (of $5) in favor of an appropriate alternative…somewhere in the range of $7-10- we close our bar at 7pm and clear out extraneous furniture and what-have-you to create more standing-room/viewing ability for the presumably larger crowd.- we re-open at 8pm and charge entry/stamp hands at our front entrance (instead of the curtained entrance to the venue area…our venue is adjacent to our bar-room/separated by a wall and curtain. the curtain remains open during these shows). the stamps allow for attendees come-and-go out of our space for a smoke/phone call/etc and then be re-admitted to the show.- our front door-person will be running a ‘counter’ and will restrict entry once our capacity is reached. at this point we’ll revert to a one-in/one-out system that is up to the discretion of our front door staff.- we often do not allow drinks at our side-walk tables during “special scenarios,” as we must keep the sidewalk passable for pedestrian traffic/only have the space to allow the anticipated number of smokers at our tables without causing disruption for passer-by. this is also up to the discretion of our front door staff (who are unbelievably amiable/looking out for the best interest of the show…so please work with them).- we’ll run a video-feed of the performances to our barroom tv’s so that people can still see the show in the event that they want leave the venue area (ex – they’re tired from standing/feeling too cramped/need another drink/etc)long and short is…during “special scenarios” we try to maximize the level of comfort and stage visibility for the show-goers/provide greater compensation to the performer(s) while also being particularly sensitive/not causing disruption to our neighborhood. our barroom and venue area will be utilized as ”one room” for the duration of the show (versus being separate entities). i.e. regular patrons/curious passerby/etc are not admitted to any part of our establishment during the show run-time without paying the cover…this allows for the greatest number of people who actually want to see the show/are invested in the bands/music to attend!

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    bastardsalt @turn turn turn [Oct 18, 2019] » We had a great time playing with Zigtebra in Oakland. Now, they're here in Portland to bring awesome, dreamy pop vibes y'all love! Should be a great night!
    -10/17/2019 4:05:01 PM
    Da Punx You're not punk.
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    Da Punx You don't follow the rules.
    -10/13/2019 12:10:03 AM
    Da Punx Better follow the rules. ¤ Punks/punx ¤ might be upset ¤ ¤ You think for yourself!!! ¤ How dare you!!! ¤ ¤ PUNKS ARE FUCKING SMALL MINDED CLONES ¤ ¤ I DON'T NEED YOU ¤ ¤ FUCKER!
    -10/13/2019 12:08:22 AM
    Da Punx You did something that's not punk and we're upset about it. ¤ ¤ We are so punk. ¤ We're gonna kick you out of the scene. ¤ You're not punk enough for us. ¤ You don't follow the punk rules of the punk scene. ¤ ¤ FUCK. ¤ YOU.
    -10/13/2019 12:05:26 AM
    Da Punx Street punk is a dead genre. ¤ ¤ Don't tell me how to be or how to dress. ¤ ¤ Punks and rules. ¤ Fucking joke. ¤ Ya know what? ¤ ¤ WE DON'T FUCKING CARE.
    -10/13/2019 12:03:43 AM
    Da Punx vancouver ¤ (washington) ¤ bands ¤ that ¤ play ¤ PDX ¤ Are ¤ full ¤ of ¤ Shit. ¤ ¤ Don't ¤ Bow ¤ down. ¤ ¤ Your actions make me embarrassed to be from Vancouver. ¤ ¤ You know they don't care (about you). ¤ ¤ Sorry, ¤ it's true. ¤ ¤ PORTLAND ¤ IS ¤ SHIT. ¤
    -10/12/2019 11:59:02 PM
    Da Punx DON'T ¤ WORRY. ¤ ¤ PEOPLE FROM ¤ VANCOUVER WASHINGTON ARE JUST PLAIN STUPID AND HAVE NO FEELINGS. ¤ ¤ 77 DOESN'T ESIST ¤ 82 DOESN'T ESIXT ¤ POWER POP DOESNT ¤ KBD DOESNT ESIST ¤ ¤ COOL BOYS FUCK OFF ¤ KILL ALL HIPSTERS
    -10/12/2019 11:52:03 PM
    Da Punx I WANT PUNK BANDS TO TELL ME WHAT TO THINK! I'M TOO DUMB TO MAKE MY OWN OPINIONS. ¤ ¤ IMAGE. ¤ ¤ EVERYTHING. ¤ ¤ ELSE.
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    Da Punx CEASE FIRE ¤ COLORADO ¤ FULL OF SHIT ¤ DON'T FUCKING TELL ME WHAT TO DO!!! ¤ "YOU'RE NOT PUNK ENOUGH!" ¤ BUT IT'S THE ONLY THING I'VE EVER BEEN ABLE TO RELATE TO IN MY WHOLE LIFE??? ¤ ¤ FUCK OFF. ¤ 52ND AVENUE PUNKD (FAKES) ¤ SELLWOOD'S GOT... COLLATE!!!
    -10/12/2019 11:43:35 PM
    Da Punx DONT ¤ FOLLOW ¤ THEIR ¤ RULES ¤ !
    -10/12/2019 11:36:34 PM
    Da Punx PDX PUNX. ¤ VANCOUVER WA PUNX. ¤ ¤ YOU DON'T LIKE US AND WE DON'T KARE. ¤ ¤ PRODUCT ¤ OF ¤ SOCIETY. ¤ 4Q. ¤ FUCK YOU. ¤ ¤ VANCOUVER WASHINGTON ¤ PUNKS ¤ RULE ¤ !!!
    -10/12/2019 11:35:57 PM
    Da Punx Don't let motherfuckers bring you down. I've been an outcast since forever. "hey, we're the punx,!" "you're not punk! OUR SONG SAID SO" ¤ Categories for the braineashed. FALL INTO THE TRAPS. Punk/punkd don't want ya to have a different opinion. Ingrained identity.
    -10/12/2019 11:31:58 PM
    Da Punx Up the punks in Vancouver Washington. No fucking punks there. I'm am/was of them. Don't know why there is not a punk scene there, but there isn't. Anyway. No fucking rules in punk! Anyone in punk that tries to makes you feel bad is full of shit!!! "you're not punk!!!" "well, maybe I think for myself!!!" Maybe I don't think like you. Maybe we haven't had the same experiences. It needs to be said.
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    bastardsalt @ Mad Hanna with None - come out and hang! We're looking forward to an intimate night to remember ;)
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    Jake Prog and experimental rock this Saturday at Old Gilbert Road Tavern! Rainbow Face and Mingus Uh-Oh
    -9/11/2019 8:32:22 AM
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    -8/27/2019 4:47:06 PM
    show-bot! all the shows have an edit history if you wanna check who did what and when
    -8/1/2019 8:47:29 AM
    Im so dumb Why'd you remove the Old City and Autocracy show on 8/2 and replace it with a show ar Misdemeanor Meadows? These shows aren'tv related at all. No love, 503 punx.
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