ERIK GAGE (EG) OF WHITE FANG

I have the distinct pleasure of do some talkin’ with Mr. Erik Gage, Chieftain of the punk band, White Fang. Boy Howdy! Your music moves me (physically). What’s your story? EG: All three core members (kyle handley, jimmy leslie, and myself) met in middle school and played with each other in various bands before we … Continue reading

TISH FAGAN (TF) OF BURNSIDE

Tish Fagan can only be described through alliteration. Tish Fagan is a badass broad, bodaciously boarding (through life’s) benevolent basics…while beat-downheartedly burrowing into the best back-roads. I’ll let her take it from here. ALrrriighHHHtttt… So, i’m living in SE Portland close to 20th and Burnside.  I go to PCC Sylvania part time. I’m taking philosophy … Continue reading

Jason Powell (JP) of Guantanamo Baywatch

In this week’s Q&A, I will be hitting up guitarist/hair of Guantanamo Baywatch, Jason Powell.

BOOZE, BRAHS, AND BLASPHEMY: GUANTANAMO Baywatch

The North West; where the coastal waves of the Pacific kiss the mouth of the Columbia River with salty foreign fragrances. This nostalgic and welcoming aroma is then embalmed with waters that are more familiar with motor oil than algae. This polluted tributary being Portland’s own Willamette River. The Willamette may lack in waves, but … Continue reading

Robert Peterson (RP) of Alberta

Robert Peterson A brief overview… This is Robert Peterson. He is a stud who lives right off of Alberta (a street in Portland). Robert is a Web Developer. He works for a company in Portland building web-based work-flow management systems.     Robert also shreds on guitar (he is especially proficient in funk and blues). … Continue reading

HOLLAND ANDREWS (HA) OF LIKE A VILLAIN

In this week’s Q&A, I will be conversing with the architect of the minimalist project Like A Villain, Holland Andrews. Holland. After digging and digging online for your bio (my finger nails are dirtied up with spam), I eventually found a short bio on last-fm. It would be great if you could tell us your … Continue reading

EXISTENTIAL Illness: LIKE•A•VILLAIN

How often do you sense a piece of music that makes you think? When I say think, I don’t mean thinking about how the triangle player performed such a gnarly triangle solo. What I mean by ‘think’ is self-evaluative thinking. I recently departed on such a cognitive voyage. On hand for my discovery were the … Continue reading

KIRK OHNSTAD (KO) OF HELLO ELECTRIC

In this week’s Q&A, I have the distinct pleasure of connecting with multi-instrumentalist & founder of Hello Electric, Kirk Ohnstad. Kirk. I’ve read that you started Hello Electric as a solo project during college in 2005. In 2008, Zachary and Henry joined the ensemble. What was the transition like moving from writing everything solely to … Continue reading

…AND THE BEARD CRIES ELECTRIC: HELLO Electric

Portland is known for harvesting an eclectic range of electric based bands. However, none of these collections pack as much pesticide free-raw power as Hello Electric. Formatted by Kirk Ohnstad (multi-instrumentalist) in 2005, Hello Electric has grown to include the also multifaceted and very much bearded, Zachary Bendt and Henry Gibson. Together, they serve a … Continue reading