Portland Bands on WFMU's Beware of the Blog
More Portland bands than you could shake a stick at over at East Orange, New Jersey's WFMU blog:
It's time for another heaping offering of mp3s from WFMU's Free Music Archive! This time, we're going to Portland, OR. A few things I've learned about the city: Portlanders have appropriated the PDX airport code to signify anything related to Portland, which seems like a pretty rare regional culture phenomenon. It is the only large city in the U.S. that is still run by a commission-based government. The term "rad" is still heavily used. The city isn't too large, and most musicians there have either collaborated at some point or know each other. This last new nugget of information is especially rad because it not only leads to some interesting collaborative projects, but also keeps everyone on their toes, constantly creating in a joint effort to make Portland one vibrant and bountiful music city.
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