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[POSTCARDS FROM SOMEWHERE] Appropriately for an album informed by the perpetual displacement of life on the road, No News From Home,
the second full-length from kaleidoscopic folkies Houndstooth,
An online relief effort for the singer-songwriter has already doubled its goal.
As you've likely already seen, Portland singer-songwriter Laura Gibson's New York apartment was the victim of a gas line explosion in the East Village on March 26 that collapsed two buildings and killed two people. Though she escaped unharmed, Gibson, who m...
Jessica Lea Mayfield and an Avett Brother pay homage to Elliott Smith.
Jessica Lea Mayfield has waltzed into a minefield.
Earlier this month,
the Ohio singer-songwriter, in collaboration with Seth Avett of the
Avett Brothers, released an album of Elliott Smith co
[AMERICAN HORROR STORY] In 2001, The Onion published an article with the headline, “Marilyn Manson
Now Going Door-To-Door Trying To Shock People.” The conceit was that,
with Eminem having us
A little over a year ago, rapper Hanif Collins left
Portland as Luck-One. Now, he’s coming back as Hanif. Or rather,
HANiF.—please write the period. Once the self-proclaimed “King of the
Kim Gordon, Robin Lopez, Beth Ditto and The Alibi make cameos.
Would you like watch a short film shot in Portland, starring Evan Rachel Wood and featuring appearances by Kim Gordon, Robin Lopez and Beth Ditto? Of course you would. Or should I say, Evan Rachel Would? That's the title of this collaboration between Southeast Portland clothing company Wildfang, creative agency More
Rasheed Jamal has a lot on his mind. He put it all on his great new album.
A conversation with Rasheed Jamal is like falling down a
Wikipedia rabbit hole. One minute you’re talking about Allen Iverson
shoe commercials, then caste systems, then Jean Baudrillard’s Si
It's Carrie Brownstein's year. The rest of us are only living in it. You already can't escape her on television (Portlandia just wrapped its fifth season, and got renewed for two more), nor in the music press (Sleater-Kinney's first album in a decade, No Cities to Love, came out in ...
The Portland-based band is the subject of an online petition declaring its name "racist and sexist."
A few weeks ago, Willamette Weekdeclared Black Pussy "Portland's most controversial band," a designation based pretty much entirely on its moniker. At that point, it was a controversy mostly contained within the Portland music scene. Since then, as the band has departed on a countrywid...