GULLS RHYTHM FORCE

Boom! Announcing the arrival of GULLS RHYTHM FORCE. 

Captured during the live debut at PDX POP NOW on 7/21/14.
GULLS RHYTHM FORCE, takes the music of Gulls to a raw visceral realtime state, fully animated and alive. Featuring live electronics, Trumpet, Sax, Congas, and Drums all run through the Gulls system.

We are now accepting bookings worldwide for this 4 piece rhythm crew.

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Photo: Tracy Harrison

Personnel: 

Electronics / Cornet: Jesse Munro Johnson
Drums: Geordie Thompson
Congas: Carlos Blanco
Sax: Christine Denkewalter.

Grab a free DWNLD from the live set, below!

Press:

“Jesse Munro Johnson has been kicking out the hypnotically pulsating jams as Gulls for years now, but here, the founder of the experimental groove label Boomarm Nation unveiled a new four-piece live band, playing trance-y, dance-y, dubby space-funk built from congas, a stripped-down drum kit, sax and Johnson’s programmed beats (and occasional trumpet). It was the funkiest set I witnessed all weekend, and as someone who’d actually seen or heard much of lineup previously (I mean, it’s kind of my job), also the biggest surprise.”–  Matthew Singer – Music Editor / WIllamette Week. 

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SUSTENTACULA!

SUSTENTACULA – “SALEM CITY OF PEACE”

Warble Records – 2010

SUSTENTACULA just released an amazing new record “SALEM CITY OF PEACE”, via there own Warble Records.

An amazing collection of epic percussive productions, and soulful prophetic vocals.

This is some end times/ astral transition shit right here. Plug into the now time future vibe transmissions.

Planetary Boombox!

On the nerd tip:  Visionary production and arrangement of acoustic vs. sequenced sources. Power house dudes at work.

Hit them up, as they are so generously offering the whole record as a “pay as you want” high quality download

SUSTENTACULA is David Rafn and Ryan Stuewe, two of PDX’s finest crunk/experimentalists.

JAMmm it.


“The Fur Will Shed” – Sustentacula

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“Assume Formlessness” – Sustentacula

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Skweee Cruise

The Baddest Skweee Label on the west coast, POISONOUS GASES just dropped an insane 2×12″ slab of international skweee thumps. PDX is proud to be the home of such a venture, I can boast and say that the mysterious boss man over at POISONOUS GASES has been a dear homie of mine for over a decade now. He pulled together an amazing cast of producers, who are pushing and pulling this amorphous genre into elastic and syrup drenched new places. Krunk Fuckin FANTASTIC!

Go buy a copy before they are sold for tripple on ebay.