The PDX Pop Now! Festival is only 24 days away, and End Hits is going to make sure you're prepped and ready. By July 30th, you'll be able to tell your Blue Cranes from your Blue Horns, and your ASSS from a hole in the ground. Without further ado, this is our first in a series of brief MP3 primers counting down to the festival.

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Beginning as a solo project before morphing into a three-piece in 2008, Aan is gearing up to release its debut on local label Infinite Front.

Aan - "Wet and Dripping"


AgesandAges, the new project from Tim Perry and Kate O'Brien-Clarke of Pseudosix, will release their debut on Partisan Records.

AgesAndAges - "No Nostalgia"

The PDX Pop Now! Festival takes place from July 30-August 1 at Rotture (320 SE 2nd), free, open to all ages.