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garage sale rock: guided by voices open the suitcase

It’s like wandering into Bob Pollard’s garage, stepping over the Bud long neck empties and the rest of the recycling, finding a band member sitting on the basement stairs smoking a cigarette. Echoes of a process. The sense that something is going on here. Something cool…”   by john brown…

floating: big star moments with alex chilton

That’s my motto. In and out of the Portland dance scene for the last eighty odd years, the Crystal is a perfect match for the happy bop of Alex Chilton and Big Star’s music. Not so much for their danceability, but for the history. The Crystal Ballroom has a lot…

a fish at the beginning

Our first time there, an old soldier sold us three spinners and something called beef jerky. The spinners had red bodies, each with a gold wing to which a small adhesive strip, florescent orange w/four black spots, was attached. They were beautiful. They were expensive….”   by john brown  …

the name of the king

Don’t bother me with your needs. Look around you. Look at you. Fool is just a word for people who think they control their lives. You’ll see….”   by john brown   This rain I’ll call “Quiet.” Not because of it’s silence; Not because it was timid. It wasn’t. It…