The Music Tapes

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The Music Tapes
The Music Tapes started life as a creative outlet for the 16 year old Julian Koster (later of Neutral Milk Hotel), who would create tapes of songs and stories as means of escapism, which he would share with his friends, culminating in 'The American Phoam Rubber Co. Symphony Orchestra Proudly Presents the 2nd Silly Putty Symphony for Edison Wax Cylander', which was essentially tape collage. In 1989, Koster formed the band Chocolate USA, a more conventional indie-pop band, which also included Bill Doss and Eric Harris, later (along with Koster, though somewhat unofficially) members of the Olivia Tremor Control. The Read more on …read full bio
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    • Tuesday, 3/8/2011 AA
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    • The Music Tapes show has been moved to tomorrow / Friday
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    • NANA GRIZOL of doom circus fame
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      show-bot! @lot at zidell yards, the [Jun 12, 2021] » Yes! Shows!
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      -5/12/2021 9:52:33 PM so sad to the list so bare, thanks for keeping everyone safe yall
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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.
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      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.
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      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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      bastardsalt Hey everyone! Hope all is well and safe. May the shred be with you during these uncertain times. Tootles
      -12/7/2020 1:33:57 PM
      dustinshane Hello from Maine! Can't wait to visit Portland again and scope out some music.
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      agit I miss you portland music scene. Fuck covid, power to the people! I hope things have been good for you showbot!
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      show-bot! @watershed [Dec 06, 2019] » Never Better rules! ¤ Just like the Sprockettes! ¤ rad line-up
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