MARTSCH MARCH: Indie-rock
stars, they’re just like us! They go to weddings, and sometimes even
play them, too! Boise legends Built to Spill came to Portland on Sept.
27 to headline the Crystal
WEDNESDAY OCT. 1
SCIENCE FICTION AND THE SYNTHESIZED SOUND
[LECTURE] Will the music of the future be
made solely by computers programmed to recognize a sick beat? Claire
Evans, science writer
Friday, Sept. 26 Project Pabst
[MUSIC] The last music festival of the season features resurgent Canadian indie-rockers Constantines, Stephen Malkmus, Modest Mouse, Rocket From the Crypt, GZA (performing Liquid Swords) and more. Multiple venues. See projectpabst.com for complete schedule and tickets. <...
Troy Ave, Champagne James, Steezy, Mighty, Ed-Word, Donte Thomas
[THE NEW YORK TIMES SIDE] Twenty years out from the “Golden Age of Hip-Hop,” rap is gradually returning to that era’s classic sound. Take Brooklyn MC Troy Ave. In addition to a guest spot from Raekwon and the jazzy loops that punctuate his first full-length, New York ...More
Who: Kira Clark (vocals, guitar), Keith McGraw (drums, samples).
Sounds like: A funeral procession through ice and
mud that long ago lost the path to the burial site but continues to
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Food Reviews & Stories
A list of the five spots we're excited about right now—maybe taquerias we've loved forever, maybe seafood spots with special menus this week. It's designed to answer that age-old question: Where should we go out to dinner tonight? More
Food Reviews & StoriesOur pick for the top brewpub, dive bar or wine lounge might change by the time you've finished reading this. But here are the spots, new and old, that we're most excited about right now.More
MOTOR AWAY: When
the beer-drinkingest band in indie rock can’t stay together long enough
to play a beer-sponsored music festival, you know it had to be a
less-than-amicable split. Guided by Vo