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3. Máscaras

2015 Best New Band Poll Finalist


Best New Band
POINTS: 71.5FORMED: 2013SOUNDS LIKE: The house band for the end of the world playing the last basement party on Earth.On the patio of the Cement Building, the austere, gray rehearsal complex under t   More
 
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 MATTHEW SINGER

6./7. Myke Bogan

2015 Best New Band Poll Finalist


Best New Band
POINTS: 45FORMED: Started performing in 2012.SOUNDS LIKE: Going one toke over the line and challenging your subconscious fears to a rap battle—and losing.Myke Bogan’s parents just don’t understa   More
 
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 MATTHEW SINGER

PDX Charts

Top selling albums and songs, May 4-10

pdxcharts

Every week, we list the top selling albums from local record stores Music Millennium, Jackpot Records, Everyday Music and Beacon Sound, and the top streamed tracks in Portland on    More
 
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 by MATTHEW SINGER

PDX Charts

Top selling albums and songs in Portland, April 20-26.

pdxcharts

Every week, we list the top selling albums from local record stores Music Millennium, Jackpot Records, Everyday Music and Beacon Sound, and the top streamed tracks in Portland on    More
 
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 by MATTHEW SINGER

Exhume Yr Idols

The return of Sleater-Kinney.


Music Stories
“Did you see what I put on Instagram?” Carrie Brownstein asks the table at the Observatory, a homey bistro in Portland’s Montavilla neighborhood, where she and her once-again bandmates, dr   More
 
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 MATTHEW SINGER

Top Five Local Sleater-Kinney Landmarks


Top 5
1. Southwest Broadway  The photo on the cover of 1999’s The Hot Rock depicts the band hailing a cab downtown, the Schnitz’s iconic “Portland” sign visible in the background a few blocks    More
 
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 MATTHEW SINGER

MusicfestNW Announces 2015 Lineup

Modest Mouse, Beirut, Belle and Sebastian, Twin Shadow, Danny Brown and more coming to Waterfront Park in August.

mfnw 2015

Well, here it is: Your MusicfestNW lineup. I know, I know: "The festival's changed, man." But while it's definitely downsized, there's still a ton to like about what's coming to Waterfront Park in August. Modest Mouse, Beirut, Foster the People and Belle and Sebastian are the big names, but as usual, the true highlights are in the undercard: Danny Brown, Battles, Lady Lamb,...   More
 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 by MATTHEW SINGER

PDX Charts

Top selling albums and songs in Portland, April 13-19

pdxcharts

Every week, we list the top selling albums from local record stores Music Millennium, Jackpot Records, Everyday Music and Beacon Sound, and the top streamed tracks in Portland on R...   More
 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 by MATTHEW SINGER

Stumpfest: Thursday-Saturday, April 23-25

Who is Rynne Stump, and how the hell did she get her own music festival?


Music Stories
As Andy Warhol said, “Everyone gets their 15 minutes of fame—and, in the future, their own music festival.” But when Rynne Stump persuaded Mississippi Studios to let her book a night of    More
 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 MATTHEW SINGER

Album Review: Swahili

Amovrevx (Translinguistic Other)


Album Reviews
[FLOATING FUNK] When they first emerged a few years ago, the members of Swahili were psychedelic sound-painters whose work implied rhythm more often than actually providing any. With second al   More
 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 MATTHEW SINGER
 

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