Category: Best Of Lists

Top 10 of 2016: Lucas Andrews

Lucas Andrews does graphic design work for posters, records, skateboards and t-shirts as A Flight of Yesterdays. He also plays guitar and sings in KNOW YOUR SAINTS. His band’s releases include a Split 7″ with GREAT APES, the Landmarks EP and the Escape Artists 7″. Lucas lives in Portland, OR but has documented his travels on Left’n’Leaving. Lucas has been a huge contributor to Campfire Island and it couldn’t be awesome without… Read more →

Top 5 of 2014: Lucas Andrews

Lucas Andrews just moved to Portland, OR… you lucky jerks… but spent over a nomadic year on the road doing Left’n’Leaving. He does graphic design work for Posters, Records, Skateboards and T-shirts as A Flight of Yesterdays. He also plays guitar and sings in KNOW YOUR SAINTS, but I think he’s brewing something new. His band’s releases include a recent Split 7″ with GREAT APES,… Read more →

Top 5 of 2012: Frankie B

Frank is the producer, dj, and whatnot at Campfire Island (this here music project). He lives in Olympia, WA with his two kids, two dogs and 21 fish. … I would just like to say how super appreciative of everyone who contributes to Campfire Island – as a guest, getting interviewed, updating the calendar, hooking us up with press passes, taking… Read more →

Top 5 of 2012: Matt Welch

Matt Welch started Transitions Art Gallery (the best all-ages space ever) in Tampa, FL. In addition to legendary pre-FEST events, Transitions had shows all year round, as well as art openings and dance parties. Matt used to sing in the band Devout and also played in Anthem 88. At the end of 2012, Transitions ended it’s 8 year run and re-opened under the… Read more →

Top 5 of 2012: Preston Pulliam

Preston is an Olympia punk originally from Seattle. Currently he is coordinating the Punk Rock Preservation Society at The Evergreen State College doing shows and speakers. He also has played in several bands including JUNK DRAWER VIBRATOR and SHAKES.  Preston is rad. And he’s getting the PRPS back together! You should bug him for a well-paid show at Evergreen… Read more →

Top 5 of 2012: Lucas Andrews

Lucas Andrews plays guitar and sings in KNOW YOUR SAINTS, a band out of Oakland, CA. He also does graphic design work for Posters, Records, T-shirts as A Flight of Yesterdays. His band’s releases include a recent Split 7″ with GREAT APES, the Landmarks EP and the Escape Artists 7″. Lucas has been a huge contributor to Campfire Island and it couldn’t… Read more →

Top 5 of 2012: Jesse Rogers

Jesse Rogers is an Olympia transplant from the postcard-esque village of Helena, MT. When not kneeling before his various shrines of Stephen Malkmus, complete with candles, he’s played guitar and sang in a couple bands, HAIRCUTS, PERJURY, and most recently, his solo project HANDWRITINGS. He really likes fuzzy indie rock, skramz, cuties, burgers, midshelf IPA’s, and reading his Situationist International… Read more →

Top 5 of 2012: Ginger Alford

Ginger Alford is mega awesome person that is 1/3 of the band TRAVELING. You might know her from GOOD LUCK. She sings and plays bass, and is an inspiration to more people than she probably realizes. Ginger was also in ONE REASON and a BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN cover-band with Paul Baribeau. … Ginger has a totally great Instagram feed, too. That makes… Read more →

Top 5 of 2012: Matt Sweeting

Matt Sweeting is a magic maker in Gainesville, FL. He’s been connected to most of what’s cool there, including No Idea, for over 10 years. I can never keep up with all his projects, or which bands he’s currently in, but he’s played with TUBERS, STRIKEFORCE DIABLO, ASSHOLE PARADE, and UTILITY. Matt set up shows at both the Hardback Cafe (which… Read more →