Up & Coming
The Portland Mercury - over 5 years
Music previews for the week of September 27-October 3.
GARBAGE, SCREAMING FEMALES (Roseland, 8 NW 6th) See My, What a Busy Week!
FOGHORN STRINGBAND, CAROLINE OAKLEY (Velo Cult, 1969 NE 42nd) Read our article on Foghorn Stringband.
COLLEEN GREEN, PLATEAUS, STILL CAVES (Mississippi Studios, 3939 N Mississippi) Colleen Green wants you to know that if it weren't for early American punk rock, she may never have started making music. Her debut LP, Milo Goes to Compton, is a less-than-subtle reference to the Descendents' first album, and the first song is a cover of their "Good Good Things." But lest you think her punkophilia is limited to the West Coast, "I Wanna Be Degraded" extols the Ramones and S&M. I like Green because she doesn't sound like she lives in LA (which she does), and because I suspect that she is so much more than the pastiche she has made herself out to be. To me, her psychedelic girl-group inte...
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