RELEASE PARTYTin House magazine knows that sometimes you have to look backward to look forward. Tonight, they celebrate the release of a "memory" themed issue with a release party and readings from poet Samiya Bashir, novelist Ginger Strand, and memoirist Justin Hocking, plus music and vintage clothing vendors. AH
w/Houndstooth, Lubec; Holocene, 1001 SE Morrison, 8 pm, $5

MUSIC—Red Bull Sound Select has put together another fine night of great music, with Russian Circles topping a full-volume bill that also includes Witch Mountain and Gaytheist. Tonight also marks the release of Gaytheist's Live from the Banana Stand album (you might have seen the billboard). NL
Mississippi Studios, 3939 N Mississippi, 9 pm, $12 ($3 w/RSVP at