other cool portland bands

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has anyone listened to Cabinessence? Celilo? Matt Sheehy?
check them out!
who else has some cool bands?

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Menomena is a very cool band for Portland, check em' out.

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Trapper Team

If you're interested in Portland bands, I'd definitely recommend checking out the five Portland music comps put out (so far) by the good folks at the PDX Pop Now festival. Here's the most recent one. And this one and this one have exclusive Blitzen Trapper songs!

(Full disclosure: I helped start the festival.)