From 1895-1807, The Firebrand existed as an anarchist newspaper started by a family of farmers in Portland, Oregon. Along with serving as a radical hub of the West Coast they promoted civil disobedience, free love and women’s rights. As the newly formed Firebrand Collective we hope to pay homage to our political ancestors and keep the candles lit with our passion for freedom, equality, art and education.
The Firebrand Collective is working on opening a radical hub in North or Northeast Portland. The space is intended to serve as an inclusive social and political multi-use center, available for people living in the city to utilize for their projects and needs. This will also function as an archival library for music, radical literature, and information about resources in the city.
In addition to being a physical location for groups to meet and for access to information, this new radical hub will also be an all-ages music venue, event space, and social center. The Firebrand Collective strives to maintain a political atmosphere that stands in opposition to capitalism, white supremacy, patriarchy, and other systems of oppression and hierarchy. The Firebrand Collective aims to create a space that meets the needs of our community while also focusing on the needs of those most affected by systemic violence.
Your donations are essential in securing a physical space, which will include at least six months rent to ensure stability, as well as start-up costs such as paint and bookshelves, initial stock (zines, books, etc) as well as resources like computers, a projector, industrial coffee maker, and other art supplies and equipment.
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A fun flier for a fun show.
As of today, this is what we’ve got in the way of tour dates! If anyone can help with any of these, let me know, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks a ton! Also, might need some help with Tucson? Can’t get a hold of the person I’ve contacted there.
THANKS FOR THE SUPPORT AND HELP! Go listen to our demo if you want.
UPDATE: When I made this lil flier guy I was unsure of the Seattle date on the 29th so I just stuck it in there, but we are not playing Seattle on the 29th. Just to make that clear.
Also: If this is hard for you to read, go to my actual page, because it’s fucking huge on there. Like unreasonably so.
Well, here it is, our official demo which is not on any form of hard copy except the two CDs we got from recording.
Last night I fell asleep while playing needle in the hay on guitar and had a dream about bowling with friends and woke up still playing the song.
Slouch - Trust No One - Sick Man Demo
HERE’S A TEASER FROM THE DEMO WE JUST RECORDED HAVE FUN. WE’LL HAVE TAPES SOON IF YOU WANNA BUY ONE AND HEAR PART II TO THIS SONG + FOUR MORE RIPPERS.
P.S. Thanks to Joey for being a warrior and letting us invade his studio at Punkall for a whole day to record this demo, and for being wonderful at what he does! Joey rules!
tour blog: this mannequin