Only by the Night.
For its first three albums, Kings of Leon were the
state-fair version of the Strokes, deep-frying catchy garage-rock
guitars in a batter of Southern colloquialisms and producin
Can the Treefort Music Fest make Boise the next Portland?
When Brett Netson pulled into Old Town Portland for the
first time back in the early ’90s, to play Satyricon with his
psychedelic punk band, Caustic Resin, he felt like a kid in a candy
The Portland director has solved the mystery of indie-rock innovators Slint. It only took him 23 years.
In 1991, at an underground music club in Asheville, N.C.,
Lance Bangs heard an album so weird and wondrous it would obsess him for
the next two decades. That record, Spiderland, was by Slint, a
[POWER PUNK] Laura Jane Grace came here to chew bubblegum,
wear a sundress and chop the rings off a bigot’s fat fucking
fingers—and she’s all out of bubblegum. Transgender Dysphoria Blues, t
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[SPICE PUSHERS] In a meek-tongued city like Portland, spice-pushers Lucky Strike are like shady guys sitting in a Camaro across the street
The tension between Portland rap artists and police goes deeper than the Blue Monk.
If you had walked past the Blue Monk around 11 pm on
Saturday, March 1, it’d be reasonable to assume a crime had taken place.
Six police cars were parked in the middle of Southeast Belmont Stree
Take It to the Bridge!
Host: Theo Craig of Rontoms Sunday Sessions.Program description: “Part serialized sci-fi radio drama, part call-in request show with a focus on music from the Pacific Northwe
Fred Cole, the Portland punk legend most known as the frontman for Dead Moon, will undergo heart bypass surgery, according to an announcement on the Web site of his current project, Pierced Arrows.Here is the full message:“Our worst nightmare has come true. Over the last couple of weeks Fred has problems with his heart. We didn't want t...
A heartbroken Dharma Bum hits the road and restarts his career.
At a glance, Empty Through Empty Space, the new
album by Jeremy Wilson, has the backstory of a classic breakup record.
Guy meets girl, he moves across the country to be with her, things fall