Hot Plates: Our Favorite Portland Restaurants This Week

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
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 WW Culture Staff

Top Five Quotes From Shellac’s Steve Albini

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1. “If a record takes more than a week to make, somebody’s fucking up.” 2. “You can’t imbue awesomeness into something that actually sucks. And in its way, something that sucks full-bore su   More
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 WW Culture Staff

Five Lessons Playing With Bootsy Collins Has Taught Me

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1. Everything is on the one. 2. It’s all about the groove. Never sacrifice the groove for anything else. 3. Funk is making something out of nothing. That’s how funk got started—from Larry    More
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 FARNELL NEWTON

Top Five: Movie Review

Chris Rock makes a true Chris Rock joint.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Chris Rock took way too long to play himself in a movie. Or perhaps it’s more accurate to say he took far too long to make a movie that sounds like he does. That’s the immediate thing to    More
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 MATTHEW SINGER

Top Five Tips For Keeping a Band Together 30 Years

By Dale Crover of The Melvins

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Never have a hit song.As long as you never have a hit, you can’t be considered has-beens. We consider ourselves never-had-beens. Stay away from weasel dust.You’ve no doubt heard of bands having t   More
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 WW MUSIC STAFF

Top Five Under-The-Radar Acts at What the Festival

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ThriftworksJake Atlas has been slowly seeping into the consciousness of the California electronic scene these past three years, via a quartet of crumbling, downtempo LPs. Topping his discography i   More
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 ROBERT HAM

Top Five Chris Newman Projects

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Napalm BeachBy the time punk hit, Chris Newman was already in his 20s. Instead of disregarding the music of his youth, he filtered it through the velocity of the time, and laid the groundwork fo   More
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Top Five Shows of Holocene’s First Decade

by the Holocene Staff

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Iron and Wine (April 2004) This was such a joyous and encouraging night in our early days. A capacity crowd poured in, packed themselves politely into the room, and fell into a perfect hush for t   More
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 WW MUSIC STAFF

Top Five K-Pop Artists to Watch in 2013

by Allen Huang

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2NE1 (pictured) Mysteriously quiet for the bulk of 2012, YG Entertainment’s 2NE1 are one of a thimbleful of Korean groups to have performed in the U.S. The group hopes to reclaim home territory   More
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 WW MUSIC STAFF

Top Five Compliments for Mumford & Sons

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Goudy Old Style looks pretty slick as an album font.Outdated? Psssh. Typography from 1915 is totally in right now. “Little Lion Man” proves radio edits don’t discourage inappropriate off-air la   More
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 BRANDON WIDDER


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