Ranking the most-anticipated local albums of the coming year.
If there were a Geiger counter to
subjectively measure the year in music, the results would say that 2014
was not a particularly great one. Outside of D’Angelo finally emerging
from the wild
Oh, the things musicians record over the holidays to get away from the relatives for a few hours!
Got 17 minutes and some mind-altering substances to spare? Then take a moment to decompress from the holidays with Unknown Mortal Orchestra. Last year around this time, the Portland-via-New Zealand psych-pop trio uploaded a 22-minute ambient drift called "SB-01...
Maybe it’s childhood church services, or maybe it’s just memories
cribbed from movies, but there’s something reassuring about being in a
large, ornate room during the holidays. A space that
Alialujah Choir, Wild Ones and Dan Savage to inaugurate new Southeast Portland venue in February.
Revolution Hall isn't officially opening until April, but the new venue currently under construction inside the former Washington High School in Southeast Portland has announced a handful of shows for ...More
The city's Independent Police Review has released its investigation of the Portland Police Bureau's handling of local hip-hop shows—and finds that city regulators, police officers and state liquor officials don't have a "unified policy" in dealing with concerts. The review was sparked by a March incident where Portland-based rapper Illmaculate More
With Deeper Well Records, Evan Way wants to broaden the definition of "Christian music"
Not all Christian music is created equal, especially on Deeper Well Records. The label, started by Evan Way of Portland-via-L.A. folk-rock group the Parson Red Heads, was founded to combat the
[GARAGE POP] Zaniness is an underrated quality in rock ’n’
roll. It reached peak value around the Lollapalooza era, then plummeted
in the late ’90s as the market flooded with neo-swing ban
UPDATE: Now with title, artwork and studio audio of the first single!
And the hits keep on coming—and by that, I mean the hits of the mid-aughts: Following the resurrections of Sleater-Kinney and the Decemberists, Modest Mouse has confirmed that it too will finally return to the land of the contemporary in the early part of 2015, releasing its first album in eight years. As first reported by More
Movie Reviews & Stories
If Michael Scott had been born disgustingly rich, with a
crooked beak for a nose, he would’ve been John du Pont. A lot has been
made of Steve Carell’s dark turn as the heir to one of the gra