Thursday, July 26, 2007


The story of The Hugs is kind of hateful. Pasty teen garage rockers post songs to MySpace, randomly catch ear of English A&R wizard behind The Libertines and Strokes. Contrails from London to Portland and back, ink fresh on a deal with 1965, the boys too young to drink in the clubs they'll play.

Amazing that despite all that, the amazing “North” is the only single on the new PDX Pop Now! compilation transcending the decent. Carnac sez: "Probably Not Long for Portland."

1 comment:

Chris said...

You do not even want me to start about PDX Pop Now.

Although you don't really talk about poetry on your blog in terms such as whether it "transcends the decent".