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Cuts of the Week

The five must-hear new songs from Portland artists this week.

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Each week, LocalCut collects the best new Portland music and puts it all in one place for you, the faithful reader, to enjoy. It's like The Week In Rock, with less Tabitha Soren.1. Unknown Mortal Orchestra, “Multi-Love”
Prolific producer-songwriter Ruban Nielson’s has been at it for over a decade now, first with Mint Chicks, now with    More
 
Saturday, February 7, 2015 by WW MUSIC STAFF

Ariel Pink’s Top Five Trolliest Quotes


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1. “Everybody’s a victim, except for small, white, nice guys who just want to make their moms proud and touch some boobies.” 2. “I love gays, by the way. And I love pedophiles, too. And I   More
 
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 WW MUSIC STAFF

Cuts of the Week

The five must-hear new songs from Portland artists this week.

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Every Friday (or whenever we get around to it), LocalCut collects the week's new Portland music and puts it all in one place for you, the faithful reader, to enjoy. It's like The Week In Rock, with less Tabitha Soren. 1. Natasha Kmeto, “The Only Time” On her new interpretation of Nine Inch Nails’ “The Only Time,” talented Por...   More
 
Monday, January 26, 2015 by WW MUSIC STAFF

Stream The Week

A playlist-assisted guide to the week's best concerts for Jan. 21-27

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Want to see some live music? Below, you'll find our picks for the best concerts coming through Portland this week, along with a Spotify playlist of representative songs from each artist. WEDNESDAY, JAN. 21Aesop Rock with Rob Sonic, DJ Abilities, Homeboy Sandman, Dark Time Sunshine  [PLEADING BUTLERS] Rob Sonic’s been relatively silent since the release of...   More
 
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 by WW MUSIC STAFF

Cuts of the Week

The five must-hear new songs from Portland artists this week.

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Every Friday, LocalCut collects the week's new Portland music and puts it all in one place for you, the faithful reader, to enjoy. It's like The Week In Rock, with less Tabitha Soren. 1. Summer Cannibals, “Something New” Portland garage rockers Summer Cannibals are loud, distorted and sound like someone told Haim...   More
 
Friday, January 16, 2015 by WW MUSIC STAFF

Stream The Week

A playlist-assisted guide to the week's top concert picks for Jan. 14-20.

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Want to see some live music? Below, you'll find our picks for the best concerts coming through Portland this week, along with a Spotify playlist of representative songs from each artist.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 14 Tope, Illmaculate, Thaddeus David, Blossom, Verbz [RAP CONVO] See our review of Tope's Broke Boy Syndrome    More
 
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 by WW MUSIC STAFF

Top Five Ways to Celebrate Russian New Year

by Chervona


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Wish everyone you see a happy new year, and return your neighbor’s garden shears.There is a belief that if your pocket is empty on New Year’s Eve, for the whole year you will be broke. Another   More
 
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 WW MUSIC STAFF

The Best Things I Heard

WW’s music writers pick their favorite Portland songs of the year.


Music Stories
No one is going to miss 2014, least of all Portland’s music scene. It was a year of loss, from people (Linda Hornbuckle, Paul Revere, Pink Martini’s Derek Rieth) to institutions (Slabtown, E   More
 
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 WW MUSIC STAFF

The Awesome, the Awkward and the Awful

Charting the year in Portland music.


Music Stories
THE AWESOME Sleater-Kinney announces reunion and new album.IMAGE: Brigitte Sire Soul singer Ural Thomas, 74, wins WW’s Best New Band poll.IMAGE: James Rexroad  Dead Moon plays its first sh   More
 
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 WW MUSIC STAFF

Best Portland Albums of 2014


Album Reviews
Aan, Amor ad Nauseum (pictured above) It took the better part of a decade, but Aan’s long-awaited debut is a genuine triumph—nine spiraling tracks of nuanced, neo-rock ’n’ roll. Agalloc   More
 
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 WW MUSIC STAFF
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