Jeff Hylton Simmons can see the finish
line. Seven years ago, the 37-year-old Midwest transplant, sound
engineer and broadcaster hatched the idea for a free-form,
Portland-inspired terrestrial r
The conflict: Two members of hip-hop’s greatest
dynasty, the Wu-Tang Clan, are coming to Portland, vying for your
hard-earned dolla, dolla bills, y’all, on two successive nights. Times
Animal Collective, Shuggie Otis, Diplo, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Fred Armisen and more headline the city-wide, summer-ending blowout.
Welp, I'm already exhausted.This year's MusicfestNW lineup is out, and it's bigger than ever: Six days, 150 bands, 16 venues. As usual, Trevor Solomon has put together a stellar collection of talent (and I'm not just saying that because his office is in the same building, though this is where we remind you that WW puts on the festiv...
The Korean pop machine is going global. But what exactly is it?
When “Gangnam Style” seized the world in its cartoon-neon
clutches via YouTube last year, it seemed like something uploaded from
another planet. In fact, it originated from the South Korean po
How does a veteran dance band get out of a lull? Easy: Dance harder.
[!!!DANCE¡¡¡] When !!! first undulated out of Northern
California in the late 1990s, the underground hadn’t yet gotten its
groove back. Disco was still a dirty word, the phrase “four on the
Movie Reviews & Stories
In the first Hangover sequel, writer-director Todd
Phillips took the formula of his surprise mega-hit original, covered it
in shit and pig’s blood, and came away with a mean, lazy, cash-grabbing
Stressing over your Sasquatch schedule? Let us assist you.
Festivals are a drain—not just
physically, but mentally too. As if wading through a sea of tweens in
feathered headdresses for four days wasn’t exhausting enough, the
performance schedule of