Notes::Musicfest NW:Portland

Willamette Week’s Musicfest NW released a compilation album, “Musicfest NW Vol. 2,” on last week and features artists playing this year’s festival including Spoon, Aesop Rock, Okkervil River, Grizzly Bear, plus Portland stand-outs The Thermals, Viva Voce, YACHT, and The Shaky Hands. Exclusive to the MFNW CD is the Deerhunter track, “Spring Break.” The complete track listing can be found below. The festival compilation will be sold at CD Baby (, as well as other record stores in Portland, OR. Musicfest NW will continue its non-profit fundraising objective by donating proceeds from CD sales as well as from the festival to the Rock and Roll Camp for Girls and the Oregon Music Hall of Fame.

This year’s festival will be held at various clubs around the Portland, OR metropolitan area on September 6, 7, 8 & 9, 2007. Wristbands for the four-day event are on sale now. Please visit for details on performers and where to purchase passes.
cd lineup:
Musicfest NW Vol. 2
So Post All ‘Em – YACHT
None Shall Pass – Aesop Rock
Shitty Future – The Bronx
Returning To The Fold – The Thermals
The Underdog – Spoon
1,000,000 Feet Below – Herman Jolly
Westward Ho – Richmond Fontaine
Dear Sara – Anders Parker
Our Life is not a Movie or Maybe – Okkervil River
When Planets Collide – Viva Voce
The Light – The Upsidedown
Living a Lie – Aqueduct
Summer’s Life – The Shaky Hands
Two Sheep Asleep – The Dirty Projectors
While You Live – Adrian Orange
On This Side – Tiny Vipers
Spring Break – Deerhunter * exclusive track
Knife – Grizzly Bear
Joe Metro – The Blue Scholars
Revolve – Eugene Mirman

2007 MFNW CONFIRMED LINE-UP:Spoon Rilo KileyAesop Rock Wolf ParadeClipseThe ThermalsFloater Girl Talk Brian Jonestown MassacreRoky Erickson & The ExplosivesOkkervil RiverLifetime The BronxThe Helio SequenceEugene MirmanGrizzly BearDeerhunterPatterson Hood (Drive By Truckers)Jason Lytle (Granddaddy)The LifesavasThe Blue ScholarsThe Fucking Champs Dan DeaconThe Shaky HandsBalkan Beat Box (DJ Set)Eric BachmannViva VoceAqueductThe Dirty ProjectorsYACHT Sky Cries Mary Old Time RelijinCharmaine Neville, Reggie Houston, & Amasa MillerThe Minus Five Bobby Conn The Brunettes Pierced ArrowsThe Obituaries Anders Parker Panther Copy 31 KnotsNice NiceTiny Vipers ATLAS (DJ Anjali, E3, and The Incredible Kid)The New TrustThe ThronesRichmond FontaineThe HugsHerman Jolly The Shook One’sDamien Jurado Horse Feathers

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