As reported in this Wednesday's WW: Sean Roberts, bassist and vocalist for well-loved ’90s Portland rock trio Thirty Ought Six, died June 8 at his parents’ home in Alexandria, Va., according to friends and family members on Facebook. The details of Roberts’ death have not been disclosed. Thirty Ought Six broke up in 1996 after playing dates on the Lollapalooza tour. The band played wi...
FRSH SLCTS, Portland's premiere hip-hop blog, has been on somewhat of a hot streak lately. And it's hard to avoid Cassow—the self-declared "young hot nigga everybody talking about"—who has indeed been on the tip of a lot of tongues in the local hip-hop community as of late.
"Mind Yo Business" is not, perhaps, as powerful a showcase as his last video, More
Phil Elverum tries to demystify his image while making the best music of his life.
[COUNTRY DARKNESS] It is not unusual for a Mount Eerie
show to be booked thusly: “A kid in a small town in Wisconsin or
whatever will write and want me to come there,” the band’s sole static
[SINGER-SONGWRITER] Few solo artists can
mesmerize a room the way Kaia Wilson does. There’s no one reason for
this. Despite making music for the past two decades, Wilson retains a
Formed: In 2003 in New York City.
Sounds like: A lovely sample platter of mopey rock sounds from the ’80s, ’90s and aughts flipped over and then rubbed into the carpet.
For fans of: Bauhau
[SULTRY POST-POP] Tu Fawning doesn’t really work on paper.
The band is fronted by a guy best known for his work with the
carnivalesque, heavy Portland rock act 31Knots (Joe Haege) and a
No longtime Portlander is surprised to hear there’s great stuff in the outer reaches of Southeast 82nd Avenue. Even so, The Lion’s Eye Tavern (5919 SE 82nd Ave., 774-1468)
comes as a bit of a sh