Sallie Ford is originally from Asheville, NC. She moved to Portland, OR in October 2006. She started writing songs soon after. In April 2007, she met Ford Tennis, Tyler Tornfelt and Jeff Munger and they became The Sound Outside!
White Fang is four lifelong friends (Erik Gage, Kyle Handley, Jimmy Leslie, Chris Uehlein). Formed in Portland, OR in 2005 while still in high school, first as a recording band, then as a folk band, then as a punk band, then as a noise band, then as a punk band again. There used to be a lot of people in the band, rotating on a undefined lineup, including past, present and future members of Boom! and Typhoon.
Rebecca Gates is a musician, curator and audio editor who began playing music in the Pacific NW DIY indie culture scene as a member of The Spinanes. After 5 years of recording as The Spinanes, Gates released 2001
Poison Idea was formed in 1980 in Portland, OR by vocalist Jerry A. (aka Jerry Lang). The initial lineup consisted of Jerry A., Tom “Pig Champion” Roberts (guitar), Glen Estes (bass), and Dean Johnson (drums). Inspired by Black Flag and other early Southern California hardcore acts, they were further influenced by Discharge and Los Angeles's the Germs. Germs singer Darby Crash was a strong influence on singer Jerry A.—vocally, lyrically, and philosophically—was monumental, and Poison Idea followed the Germs’ extremist punk ethic.
There are at least two bands with the name Bodhi. 1. An electronic music duo consisting of Luke Welsby and Olly Howells. Bodhi's debut release Emanation / SY came out on Push & Run Records Sep 15, 2012. Soundcloud: http://soundcloud.com/bodhi-music
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/wearebodhi 2. An enigmatic artist collaboration from the early 2000s featuring the likes of Neil Cicierega and Jackson Wetherbee. Only have one studio recording, and numerous live recordings.
Seattle-based post punk by the beach. Dwayne Cullen - Drums
Jessica B. - Guitar
Leif Anders - Bass and Vocals Having lived everywhere from Portland to Bellingham, ORCA TEAM are bastard children of the Northwest. Currently in Seattle, the three members have decided to travel the wilderness of the United States. Leif Anders sings longingly for a lost ideal over a driving, melodic bass line. Jessica B. plucks notes drenched in reverb on her guitar.
In the year 2012, Satan faces declining popularity and certain defeat at the hands of thee reinvigorated Christian Militia. As the final days before the apocalypse tick down, Satan makes a last ditch effort to win the war for evil. He sends back his favorite band of psychotic, LSD-soaked, metaphysically amorphous androids to recruit kids for the dark side through space, drugs, and rock and roll. That band is known as thee mighty, electric Blood Beach.
The Carolines are a five-piece band based in Portland, Oregon, made up of brothers Aaron (lead vocals, piano) and Nathan Trueb (lead guitar), Nate Purscelley (guitars, trumpet, background vocals), Matthew Lenhart (bass, background vocals) and Jared Abraham (drums, background vocals). The Carolines self-describe their musical roots as "'Hey Jude'-era Beatles and Supertramp with touches of Steely Dan.
The Blow is Khaela Maricich, from Portland, Oregon. The band was a duo until Jona Bechtolt left to pursue his own project, Yacht, full time. The two had been working together as The Blow since 2004, when they recorded a limited edition EP called Poor Aim: Love Songs.
"Blow" is also the name of a Melbourne-based jazz group which Last.fm automatically scrobbles as "The Blow".
Hellshock is a Crust Punk band from Portland, Oregon that was formed in 2000. They combine a brand of "Dark" Crust Punk with Hardcore Punk, and Thrash Metal. Lyrically, the band writes almost exclusively about war. The five-piece has ex-members of Remains of the Day, Atrocious Madness, From Ashes Rise, and Detestation. The band is still active today.