There are a number of reasons why the new Tu Fawning record is so good: a renewed focus on collaboration, putting melody in the forefront, and lyrical openness, among them. The result is the monumental A Monument. (See what I did there?)
Tu Fawning - "Bones"
Rebecca Gates and the Consortium's new The Float is the first full-length Gates has released since her days with the Spinanes. It was worth the wait.
Rebecca Gates and the Consortium - "&&&"
Banana Stand Media has been holding secret shows and recording excellent live albums of Portland's best bands. This Sunday, it comes above ground for the release of a fine compilation album.
Sons of Huns - "Super Kanpai Rainbow"
Plus an abundance of Up & Coming shows.
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