Sun Blood Stories
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Sun Blood Stories

Sun Blood Stories is dreamy, aware, personal, open, fuzzed out, and loud af. Sun Blood Stories is a mass of harmonic noise distilled into occasionally delicate, but always haunting songs. The band is comprised of three (3) equal members: Amber Pollard, Ben Kirby, and Jon Fust and is based out of Boise, ID. This current…

Nick Delffs
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Nick Delffs

Nick Delffs is a seeker. He’d never identify himself that way. He’s unassuming and self-effacing, careful to discuss song meanings and biographical details without indulgence or melodrama. Delffs cut his teeth playing basement shows in Portland a dozen years ago, just before that city’s cover was irreversibly blown. It was a time when being musically…

Sons of Guns
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Sons of Guns

Alternative rock group and Eastern Oregon Film Festival alumni Sons of Guns will return to the HQ stage this year, having last appeared at EOFF 2010. The four-piece of Seth Johnson, E.J. Sander, Mike Surber and Gregory Rawlins will play on Thursday night, opening the festival’s music schedule with their high-energy songs that bring together…

Methods Body
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Methods Body

METHODS BODY (Portland, OR, USA) creates original music for modified keys, drums, and electronics using self-made tuning systems, involuted polyrhythms, and the cadences of language. Together, Luke Wyland and John Niekrasz have been pushing the bounds of rhythm and melody for more than a dozen years. Their duos, AU and Why I Must Be Careful,…

Federale
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Federale

Federale is a seven-piece ensemble based in Portland, OR. Spearheaded by longtime Brian Jonestown Massacre bassist Collin Hegna, the band was conceived as an outlet to channel inspiration from ‘60s & ‘70s European soundtracks, particularly those from Italy made famous by the Spaghetti Western & Giallo genres. Federale has always operated under the guidance of…