Portland’s Snake Lips just dropped the local Song of the Year …

Yeah, I know. I haven’t written jack-shit in weeks now. I been busy. So sue me. And honestly, I hadn’t planned to write anything tonight, either. But, as The Dude once said: new shit has come to light, man. And that new shit is the latest single from Repeating Cloud recording artist Snake Lips, whichContinue reading “Portland’s Snake Lips just dropped the local Song of the Year …”

#RecordStoreDay? Nah, the best stuff is homegrown: the new 7″ from Snake Lips …

So, last Friday was #RecordStoreDay which evidently is a twice-yearly thing now – one in June and one in November, on the Friday after Thanksgiving, all the better to capitalize on the consumer feeding frenzy known as Black Friday. Normally, I avoid #RecordStoreDay like the plague, so to speak; standing in line to for anContinue reading “#RecordStoreDay? Nah, the best stuff is homegrown: the new 7″ from Snake Lips …”

Kip Brown tribute show at Geno’s honors Portland local legend’s legacy

Way back in 1983, the now-storied Geno’s Rock Club, located in a what was then quite literally an underground space on Brown Street in Portland, began booking local bands. That first show featured a band called Average Rage, fronted by a local musician named Kip Brown, who himself went on to become something of aContinue reading “Kip Brown tribute show at Geno’s honors Portland local legend’s legacy”