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Tender Age's "Don't Mind" Video

Tender Age has a new music video out for their song “Don’t Mind.” The song, which is off their newly released album Becoming Real Forever, is buzzy, frothy shoegaze. Much like the song, the video is cleverly simple and lots of fun. It features the members nonchalantly spending a lazy afternoon by the dumpster, making music and just generally having a good time. The video looks and feels like a modern day Dazed and Confused. Towards the end of the video, the band begins engaging in passive destruction of the props around them as any good drone rock band would. It’s a great reflection of the band’s attitude and style. 

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Dirty Princess's Witchy Punk

Dirty Princess sounds like what would happen if the Sanderson Sisters decided to drop their wands for electric guitars instead. The band’s mix of witchy punk and fuzz rock bleeds through speakers and headphones. Although they only have three tracks on their bandcamp, each song holds its own."Street Diamonds” in particular stands out. The lead vocalist confidently bursts through the song, alternating between a subtle huskier tone and a more high pitched, confident twang. “The Man Vs. My Chevy Van” is also great. The beat is fast and steady, and the members are in great sync. Give it a listen below!

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Plastic Cactus has a New Album Out

Plastic Cactus just released their second album, Moth Eyes. Plastic Cactus has always strived for a beach goth aesthetic, and they really hit the mark with this album. It is the ideal fusion of a Spaghetti Western attitude and the style of a vintage Halloween party. Listening to “Tumbleweeds” you can practically feel the hot sun on your shoulders. Moth Eyes is also a testament to the band’s skill. They weave gloomier and darker elements into their songs without dampening the album’s overall mood. On “Offbeat” the tempo rises and falls throughout the song, blending a slow crooning with faster surf beats. The softer harmonies and gentle guitar chords blend together seamlessly. It adds a pleasant lightness to band’s moody surf. It's definitely a song you should add to your summer playlist. 

Plastic Cactus' next show will be July 20th at Turn Turn Turn along with Melt, Baywitch, and Swamp Meat.

 

  By Avril Carrillo

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Celebrate Local Music with PDX Pop Now

PDX Pop Now is coming up next weekend, July 21 and 22! It will be the 15th anniversary of the free, all-ages festival. In addition to great music, this year the festival will feature a street fair, beer garden, rigsketball, and food carts. Starting at noon each day, popular local acts such as Nick Normal, Fountaine, and Mr. Wrong will be playing. You can check out the full schedule on their website, and listen to the 2018 compilation CD as well. Make sure you stop by to catch some great live music, and to support the Portland music scene.

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Listen to LDYCP's First EP

Listening to LDYCP’s self-titled EP is reminiscent of reading a Tolkien novel in the best way possible. The band’s avant-chamber pop style imbues every song with a tone that is both romantic and inspiring. The lead vocals are melodramatic, tinged with a delightful ethereal quality. Their elegeic and abstract lyrics often sound more like poetry than song lyrics. It’s possible to hear the influence of chamber-rock acts such as Queen. This is especially true given the thrilling electric-guitar solos some songs feature. LDYCP does a good job of creating a new, unique sound while playing tribute to such legendary acts.

By Avril Carrillo 

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