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The Makers of the Scene Have Voted: Open Submission results are in!

Results! Results! They come in waves! The jurors votes for our Best of Portland Emerging Artists 2010 poll are in, and a few of your favourites are moving up to the next and most gruesome level: your very votes. The definitely qualified and musically sexy jurors have laid down the cards and so top few read: the album machine, And And And, the wet and dripping Aan, the ever swooning Y La Bamba, Apes Tapes newest bestest, Radiation City, the event that we call Housfire, the Russian excursion, Chervona, and a handful or so more! Let the guillotines of your clicking fingers drop swiftly and surely! The poll is soon to be open. Fire away!

Here's the full list of bands that qualified to the next phase of the poll from our Open Submissions:

1. Radiation City
2. AgesandAges
3. And And And
4. Chervona
5. Guantanamo Baywatch
5. Wax Fingers
7. Harlowe and the Great North
7. Archers
9. Housefire
9. Priory
9. Reverse Dotty
9. Black Prairie

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Emerging Artists Sonic Bids Picks: The Woodlands, Crown Point, Deklun & Pace

Heading up our Sonic Bids pick for the 2010 Year End Emerging Artists Poll is The Woodlands. This duo's musing lull will calm your spirits into a wondrous sway of a forested breeze. Joining The Woodlands for the top three picks from Sonic Bids are Crown Point and the avant-garde duo Deklun & Pace. Vote for your favourite (amongst the many local juror-picked bands) on the poll to the right!


New Video and Single from Nightlands

Nightlands (a.k.a. Dave Hartley) drops a video (below) today for his new single “All the Way”, which was directed by Audrey Smith. The All The Way 7” will be available on tour so you can get your own copy this Saturday, January 22 when Hartley comes to The Ox for Nightlands’ debut live performance in Philly. (Album Artwork from Paul Rudolph's Lower Manhatten Expressway, c. 1967 - 1972) - The Deli Staff  

All the Way by Nightlands from Secretly Jag


New Track and Cover Art from Brown Recluse’s Upcoming Album

We’ve been looking forward to Brown Recluse’s upcoming release Evening Tapestry via Slumberland on March 15. The popsmiths premiered a new track from their album titled “Impression of a City Morning” on Pitchfork today, which you can check out below as well the album’s rad cover art above. Enjoy! - The Deli Staff

Impression of a City Morning by Brown Recluse 


The Great Cranberry Presents “Aquarius Prom” at Adobe Café Feb. 5!

Did you miss your high school prom? Well, you have a chance to live a much cooler experience (with no chaperones) when The Great Cranberry presents Aquarius Prom on Saturday, February 5 at the Adobe Café (upstairs)! The event is a prom-themed party with performances by THE JAWNS, a live mashup/soultrain band featuring members of The Extraordinaires, The Armchairs, Arrah and the Ferns, Nicos Gun and Virtual Virgin as well as DJ Evil V spinning some ass-shaking grooves. It’s going to be a crazy dance party to warm you up from this cold, cold Philly winter! There will also be a discounted admission for those who get dressed up ($3) and an extra special discount for those who are ready to get Ab Fab in drag ($2). Oh yes, this is going to be an old-fashioned love fest so please dress to impress! - The Deli Staff

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