This year, Michelle Rowley was named one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business by the magazine Fast Company.
Beginning with $18,000 in seed funding from the Portland Incubator
The enduring achievement of most 15-year-olds is passing
the exam for their driver’s permit. Jackson Gariety, on the other hand,
made a Web app that landed him awards for Best Developer and Most
Don’t be surprised if you see some people hanging around
at TechfestNW wearing what looks like a broken set of prescription wear.
They’re likely one of the 8,000 people who were selected to tr
[THREE DRUMMERS DRUMMING] The press release for Drumgasm,
the one-off improvisational collaboration between Zach Hill (Death
Grips, Hella), Janet Weiss (Wild Flag, Quasi) and Matt Cameron
The Pure Harsh Noise Worship Festival last year was two full nights of righteous sensory overload. The organizers packed about 100 people into the humid confines of the Ella St. Social Club, subjecting them to sparks, blood, clanging metal, terrifying visuals, and towering masses of volume. Everyone escaping outs...
It ain’t Nashville, and that’s how Portland’s country scene likes it.
It’s a random Tuesday in July, and the center of the universe for
local country music fans is a truck stop situated a few hundred feet
from the evening softball games at Delta Park in North Port
It's been interesting and exciting to hear the Harvey Girls evolve from Hiram Lucke's bedroom experimental pop project into this full-fledged power trio. The music is still warped and untethered to any marketable genre, but now with a steady drive to the low end via bassist Shawn Hampton and drummer Austin Giles. ...
[ACID RAWK] The members of White Orange reference the use
of psychedelics frequently when discussing their music, and to listen to
the band’s latest EP, Onawa, it becomes apparent these heavy
Watching Woolen Men at this past weekend's PDX Pop Now! fest was especially a delight, because even before they played a single note, it was obvious the trio was going to perform with an extra bit of fire in their bellies. Guitarist/singer Lawton Browning was having issues with his guitar cable, and all three looked downright peeved at having ...
ThriftworksJake Atlas has been slowly seeping into the consciousness
of the California electronic scene these past three years, via a quartet
of crumbling, downtempo LPs. Topping his discography i