yeah I've been getting really into the vancouver scene..and do you realize that Nic is in like, a zillion bands/projects? isolated now waves puts out such good music, they're like the canadian notnotfun for me! rundownsun is good too, the noise label..
and you know what? portland has one band that makes up for not having a lot of bands: sleetmute nightmute! sooooooooooooooo good!!! play them on your next show so people can hear them