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Holy Tunics Bring Jangle Pop to Alphaville tonight (10.18)

Last April, Brooklyn jangle rockers Holy Tunics put out their excellent debut LP entitled Butter Dish. On that album the four-piece breeze through ten tracks in a way that feels effortless, but never sloppy. Blending the warmth of college rock and the loose, airy melodies of more contemporary indie pop, Holy Tunics sound  familiar and fresh in a way that's reminiscent of bands like The Feelies, Real Estate, or even early R.E.M. On Butter Dish, some guitar parts are unambiguously twangy while others can veer into the more distorted direction of garage rock—but almost each track on this record is a real jam in its own right. You can catch Holy Tunics live on October 18th at Alphaville, where they’ll be playing alongside Your Dream Coat, Joy Cleaner, and Algebra II. - Sara Nuta

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Debut Scotty EP Available for Streaming & Download

With an internal monologue that spills out in shimmering, experimental openers, Goodbye, the debut EP from Scotty, has arrived. Acoustic strums and off-kilter keys intermingle as a confessional quality emerges. Isolated observations, brightened by the morphing, instrumental backdrop, generate a zoomed in, but not closed off world. Balancing the stuck-in-your-own-thoughts familiarity with quirky twists, the album is both a place one’s seen, but never been.





New Track: "Song of Sweetness" - Potential Gospel

The trio of Kelsey Stewart, Andy Staszkiw, and Zack Sternwalker, a.k.a. Potential Gospel, recently shared a new single. "Song of Sweetness" emerges from the chill of morning with an enchanting folk-surf feel. It serves as an invitation to connect on a personal level with a dream-like/mythical ambiance. Take an affectionate stroll, and let the peripheral world temporarily wash away.





Krust Toons: "GOT" by Tedd Hazard

Krust Toons: "GOT" by Tedd Hazard - please feel free to drop him a line at teddandthehazards@gmail.com if you dig or have any funny ideas. You can also check out more of his illustrations and animation shorts HERE.

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NW Noggin Fest

The second annual Noggin Fest is coming up next week, taking place Friday, October 19th and Saturday, October 20th. Put together by NW Noggin: Neuroscience Outreach Group, the festival will have live music, art workshops, and scientific demonstrations. Noggin aims to unite artists, scientists, and students and celebrate all forms of imagination and exploration. Some of the Deli’s favorite artists will be playing the festival, including but not limited to: Karma Rivera, Shannon Entropy, Internet Beef, and B.R.U.C.E.

The festival is taking place at Watershed PDX. On Friday it will be running from 6PM to 11PM. On Saturday it will be running from 12PM to 12AM. It’s all ages, so the whole family can come. Make sure you check out the full-lineup on the facebook page here, and the outreach group here.

-By Avril Carrillo

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