Ray Davies takes a victory lap through Portland as one of the finest songwriters ever. Hey David Watts, you lead the school team to victory, but what are you doing now? Oh? Still being gay and fancy free, I should have guessed.
Ray Davies - "Vietnam Cowboys"
Under the Lackthereof moniker, Menomena drummer Danny Seim makes one hell of a solo record and insists that his pug appears in every promotional photo. Rock stars and their crazy demands.
Lackthereof - "Ask Permission"
Drinking champagne from a paper cup with the bedroom bubbly pop of Dykeritz.
Dykeritz - "Look At My Hands, Look At My Knees"
Bow down to your new twee overload, Phil Wilson, formerly of the June Brides. No power corrupts like the power of twee. Beware.
June Brides - "In the Rain"
End Hits: I once made (and played) a cardboard guitar for a school play. But that doesn't really count.