May 2 = Globelamp (US)

We’re back with a special Open-Hearted Series edition of OS. Come see Globelamp (Olympia US) Saturday May 2nd at the OCCII. More bands to be announced soon…

May 2 = Globelamp (US)

We’re back with a special Open-Hearted Series edition of OS. Come see Globelamp (Olympia US) Saturday May 2nd at the OCCII. More bands to be announced soon…

Queeristan Benefit Party w/ Rae Spoon (CA) ⊹ Lake Montgomery (US) ⊹ The She-Ra’s (NL)

Open Series presents: Queeristan Benefit Party May 9th 2014   RAE SPOON With a voice as big as the prairie sky, transgender musician and author Rae Spoon (Canada) has a story like no other. My Prairie Home, Rae Spoon’s latest

Queeristan Benefit Party w/ Rae Spoon (CA) ⊹ Lake Montgomery (US) ⊹ The She-Ra’s (NL)

Open Series presents: Queeristan Benefit Party May 9th 2014   RAE SPOON With a voice as big as the prairie sky, transgender musician and author Rae Spoon (Canada) has a story like no other. My Prairie Home, Rae Spoon’s latest

The Price of Protest: Pussy Riot on Non-Freedom

Last month Pussy Riot’s Masha Alyokhina visited Amsterdam’s underground venue Vrankrijk to answer the questions of a small group of community activists. Alice Burke and Kelly Chambers attended the talk and provided us with this report. What follows is a

The Price of Protest: Pussy Riot on Non-Freedom

Last month Pussy Riot’s Masha Alyokhina visited Amsterdam’s underground venue Vrankrijk to answer the questions of a small group of community activists. Alice Burke and Kelly Chambers attended the talk and provided us with this report. What follows is a

Hysterics (US) ⊹ Shopping (UK)

June 7th Adrenalin Addiction & Open Series present: Wednesday 4 June hc/punk! @ OCCII HYSTERICS (US) All girl hc/punk from Olympia! “One of the most essential hardcore EPs of late came from Hysterics, a fierce Olympia band led by 23-year-old

Hysterics (US) ⊹ Shopping (UK)

June 7th Adrenalin Addiction & Open Series present: Wednesday 4 June hc/punk! @ OCCII HYSTERICS (US) All girl hc/punk from Olympia! “One of the most essential hardcore EPs of late came from Hysterics, a fierce Olympia band led by 23-year-old

LIINES (UK) ⊹ Maybecyborgs (DE)

LIINES (Manchester, previously known as Hooker) are a three-piece with a lot of heart. Their songs are emotive and dirty, played with raw energy and pounding beats. Equipped with scratchy electric guitars, old school drum samplers and other friendly machines,

LIINES (UK) ⊹ Maybecyborgs (DE)

LIINES (Manchester, previously known as Hooker) are a three-piece with a lot of heart. Their songs are emotive and dirty, played with raw energy and pounding beats. Equipped with scratchy electric guitars, old school drum samplers and other friendly machines,

Thee Irma & Louise (CH) ⊹ Anaheim (CH) ⊹ Frankenberries (NL) ⊹ Those Foreign Kids (NL)

To see photos from this event ☆click here☆ THEE IRMA & LOUISE have crawled out of the tundras of northwestern Switzerland in 2002, choosing to settle in Berne, city of love and swiss garage punk capital. They have been regular

Thee Irma & Louise (CH) ⊹ Anaheim (CH) ⊹ Frankenberries (NL) ⊹ Those Foreign Kids (NL)

To see photos from this event ☆click here☆ THEE IRMA & LOUISE have crawled out of the tundras of northwestern Switzerland in 2002, choosing to settle in Berne, city of love and swiss garage punk capital. They have been regular

Unwavering Kindness: An Interview with Lovers

The Portland based trio Lovers combine dreamy harmonies with danceable beats. Carolyn Berk started writing and recording songs in 2001, and a few years later Emily Kingan and Kerby Ferris added drums, keys, and electronics, making Lovers’ sound what it

Unwavering Kindness: An Interview with Lovers

The Portland based trio Lovers combine dreamy harmonies with danceable beats. Carolyn Berk started writing and recording songs in 2001, and a few years later Emily Kingan and Kerby Ferris added drums, keys, and electronics, making Lovers’ sound what it

The Dark Shadows (AUS) ⊹ The Genetiks (DE) ⊹ The Fuck Knights (US)

WTF + Open Series @ Vrankrijk Spuistraat 216, Amsterdam Doors open: 10 pm 6 Euro donation door The Dark Shadows (AUS) Upbeat dark melodies The Genetiks (DE) Industrial punk from Germany   The Fuck Knights (US) 60s inspired garage rock

The Dark Shadows (AUS) ⊹ The Genetiks (DE) ⊹ The Fuck Knights (US)

WTF + Open Series @ Vrankrijk Spuistraat 216, Amsterdam Doors open: 10 pm 6 Euro donation door The Dark Shadows (AUS) Upbeat dark melodies The Genetiks (DE) Industrial punk from Germany   The Fuck Knights (US) 60s inspired garage rock

Lovers (US) – A collaboration with WTF!

November 9th at OCCII: Lovers (US). A collaboration with WTF! Lovers is a band from Portland that plays a mix of both acoustic and electronic extroversion and introspection. More acts tbc. Doors open: 9 pm Doors close: 3 am 6

Lovers (US) – A collaboration with WTF!

November 9th at OCCII: Lovers (US). A collaboration with WTF! Lovers is a band from Portland that plays a mix of both acoustic and electronic extroversion and introspection. More acts tbc. Doors open: 9 pm Doors close: 3 am 6

Foton Kusagi (TR) ⊹ Los Cripis (AR) ⊹ Arms (NL)

Sunday, September 8th FOTON KUSAGI (TUR) often called ‘the Turkish Dinosaur Jr’, Foton Kusagi are three guys from Istanbul who play gritty, melancholic indie rock. Read an interview with them for Knik Magazine here LOS CRIPIS (AR) Los Cripis (‘The

Foton Kusagi (TR) ⊹ Los Cripis (AR) ⊹ Arms (NL)

Sunday, September 8th FOTON KUSAGI (TUR) often called ‘the Turkish Dinosaur Jr’, Foton Kusagi are three guys from Istanbul who play gritty, melancholic indie rock. Read an interview with them for Knik Magazine here LOS CRIPIS (AR) Los Cripis (‘The

Fear No Man: An Interview with Hot Fruit

The three members of Olympia’s young band Hot Fruit are on a post, post-feminist mission. They’re determined to make ‘comfortable places’ for both sexuality and music. They’re not interested in writing the perfect pop song; instead they use music, videos and

Fear No Man: An Interview with Hot Fruit

The three members of Olympia’s young band Hot Fruit are on a post, post-feminist mission. They’re determined to make ‘comfortable places’ for both sexuality and music. They’re not interested in writing the perfect pop song; instead they use music, videos and

Rank/Xerox (US) ⊹ Rat Columns (US/AU) ⊹ Urban Grey (NL)

On Wednesday July 3rd Open Series & Adrenaline Addiction present: Punk/Post Punk! RANK/XEROX (US) Punk/post punk from San Fransisco with slashing guitars and driving beats. Think Sonic Youth, Minutemen, Gang of Four. Maximum Rock’N’Roll says: ‘An urgent, desolate sound that

Rank/Xerox (US) ⊹ Rat Columns (US/AU) ⊹ Urban Grey (NL)

On Wednesday July 3rd Open Series & Adrenaline Addiction present: Punk/Post Punk! RANK/XEROX (US) Punk/post punk from San Fransisco with slashing guitars and driving beats. Think Sonic Youth, Minutemen, Gang of Four. Maximum Rock’N’Roll says: ‘An urgent, desolate sound that