[RAP CONVO] Tope is Portland’s rapper-next-door. He isn’t
an abstract word-scrambler, political activist or LARPing gangsta but
the guy you fall into conversation with on MAX or in the coffe
A band is like a family, especially when it’s both.
Indra Dunis’ touring partners are a bunch
of crybabies. They get cranky if they’re in the van too long, never
clean up their own messes and sometimes even soil themselves. She puts
United Nations’ Geoff Rickly is not to blame for emo’s
crimes against humanity. Historians might use his old band, Thursday, as
a punching bag for the punk subgenre’s unseemly shift from h
Who: Kevin Rafn, Daniel Rafn.
Sounds like: If Ween’s 2000 record, White Pepper, delved deeper into the ’80s synth-pop territory explored on the Magnetic Fields’ The Charm of the Highway Strip
It’s been 22 years since Pavement released Slanted & Enchanted,
the wellspring from which the old guard of music criticism sought irony
over earnestness, detachment over enthusiasm. The most