Beats Per Week

Portland's best EDM options, Dec. 5-11.

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In this new column, WW music calendar and contributing writer Mitch Lillie helps the discerning club-goer put together their weekly calendar by compiling Portland's best EDM options for the next seven days. Turn up, tune in, drop the bass. — On Thursday, former Starfucker Ryan Biornstad and DJ Troubled Youth, aka Megan Holmes, spin dance pop-cum-art rock at Black Book, the renovated former Yes ...   More
 
Thursday, December 5, 2013 MITCH LILLIE

Ghost in the Drum Machine

Fame sneaked up on EDM pioneer RP Boo, but success doesn’t scare him.


Music Stories
The next time you’re at Lowe’s, take a look at the person in the back unloading drywall. That guy could spend his off-hours as a musical pioneer. It’s true of RP Boo. He is the founder o   More
 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 MITCH LILLIE

Dustyn Astbury

A son of hard-rock royalty forges his own path in EDM.


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[ROCK-CAMP STAR] In one form or another, Dustyn Astbury grew up training for a life in music. From age 13, he spent many of his summers attending Rock & Roll Camp in his hometown of Pendleton,   More
 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Diamond Minds

Dropping Gems gives electronic music a human pulse.


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When Aaron Meola moved to Portland in 2009, electronic music in America was still the province of chin-scratching Anglophiles and molly-whopped rave kids. Dubstep’s infernal wub had not yet in   More
 
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

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