Pranks, Lies and Videotape

The Dandy Warhols and Dig!, a decade later.

Music Stories
Of all the damning moments for the Dandy Warhols in the 2004 documentary Dig!, the worst occurs the morning after a wild party at the shared house of their friends, fellow psych-rockers the Bria   More
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 MATTHEW SINGER

Willamette Weekend: 16 Things to Do in Portland, Dec. 13-15

First beer, then dancing, then music.


[Image from Fenders Moto-Cafe & Brew Pub, reviewed here.]Friday, Dec. 13 David Shields [BOOKS] David Shields has authored 15 books that could be called creative nonfiction but mostly just defy classification, including Reality Hunger, The Thing About Life Is That One Day You’ll Be Dead and the newly released Salinger. In his other new book released this year, How Literature Saved ...   More
Friday, December 13, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Dandy Warhols Live on the Streets of Portland

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Dandy Warhols

Well, true to their word, the Dandy Warhols kicked off their brief 13-song set in the streets of Portland on Wednesday, dashing around to five different venues and performing bare-bones song renditions in commemoration of the band’s breakthrough 2000 album, Thirteen Tales From Urban Bohemia. It was a short-lived affair, complete with donuts, tequila and a stripper. As promised, the band opened ...   More
Thursday, March 28, 2013 BRANDON WIDDER

Dandy Warhols Playing Entire Thirteen Tales Album on the Streets of Portland

Starts at former X-Ray Cafe locale, with subsequent locations tweeted out.

The Dandy Warhols announced on their website that in honor of the 13th anniversary of their breakout 2000 album, the band will be performing all 13 songs from Thirteen Tales From Urban Bohemia live. The shows will be filmed for Portland music media website Into the Woods.Except you can't buy tickets. You don't have to. They'll be performing the songs on the streets of Portland and other TBA ...   More
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Drank: Bocca d’Avolo 2010 (Chateau Taylor-Taylor)

We mustn’t begrudge successful rock musicians their gentlemanly hobbies. As with all gentry who didn’t amass their fortunes by working too terribly hard, they’re tasked with developing pursu   More
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

Scoop: NW Music Mill Space Reborn as Fireside

200 Pounds of meaty gossip for the wagon.

START THE FIRE: Long before Southeast Division Street became restaurant row, Northwest’s “Trendy-third” was the spot to be from the 1980s until the Great Recession slammed it hard. By 2010   More
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Courtney Taylor-Taylor Releases His Own Wine

"You'll shit. It's awesome."

Chateau Taylor-Taylor

Food & Drink
We can't believe we missed this: After dabbling as a graphic novelist earlier this year, Dandy Warhols frontman Courtney-Courtney Taylor-Taylor has a new side gig: winemaking. The Portland singer announced via the band's website last month that his new wine label, Chateau Taylor-Taylor, has released its first drop: "Bocca d’Avolo 2010," a blend of 90 percent Nero d'Avola and 10 percent Grillo ...   More
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 RUTH BROWN

Courtney Taylor-Taylor's One Model Nation Release Party, Jan. 31 at Music Millenium


Last night, Dandy Warhols frontman and newly minted graphic novelist Courtney Taylor-Taylor was on hand at Music Millenium for the launch of his new graphic novel and tie-in album One Model Nation. Standing alongside his collaborator artist Jim Rugg, the two signed autographs to promote the hardcover work of fiction that tells the story of a German quartet who topped the charts only to disappear suddenly.Other ...   More
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 NILINA MASON-CAMPBELL

The Dandy Warhols: Dec. 9-11

The Dandy Warhols are for the children.

Music Stories
[HOLIDAY PSYCH ROCK] In the 17 years since the Dandy Warhols first recorded their weirdly definitive rendition of “Little Drummer Boy,” the Portland icons—our most continuously successful    More
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 JAY HORTON

Enchanted Forest's Great Idea Festival Announces 2011 Lineup


My colleague Aaron Mesh believes all movies should be set in old, dilapidated amusement parks. I second that opinion, and add this one: All music festivals should also take place in old, dilapidated amusement parks. Coachella probably isn't relocating to Knott's Berry Farm any time soon, but at least us in the Portland area can enjoy the surreal, slightly creepy experience of watching bands perform ...   More
Thursday, July 14, 2011 MATTHEW SINGER


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