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Music Columnist Casey Jarman Takes His Nephew on a Tour of Portland

And tries to show the 14-year-old how live shows are a portal to a better world.

  • By Casey Jarman
  • Published 09/13/2016

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What Makes Baby Ketten Karaoke Such an Enduring Force in Portland?

Standby tunes are forbidden at what the New York Times has called “America’s greatest karaoke night.”

  • By Casey Jarman
  • Published 07/12/2016

B-SIDES

How Rapper Cool Nutz and Trail Blazer CJ McCollum Make Great Radio in Tigard

Every week, the local hip-hop godfather and shooting guard dish on their favorite jams—and the off-court life of a rising NBA star.

  • By Casey Jarman
  • Published 06/13/2016

B-SIDES

Will Portland Finally Get an All-Ages Music Space?

The city’s underage music fans have few places to go. A new nonprofit aims to change that.

  • By Casey Jarman
  • Published 05/16/2016

MUSIC

Can Friends of Noise Pull Off an All-Ages Music Space in Portland?

Columnist Casey Jarman speaks with board members of the new nonprofit and finds plenty reason for hope.

  • By Casey Jarman
  • Published 05/16/2016

B-SIDES

Drinking with Richmond Fontaine’s Willy Vlautin

In a new column, Casey Jarman delivers dispatches from Portland’s music scene.

  • By Casey Jarman
  • Published 04/15/2016

MUSIC

Willy Vlautin on Richmond Fontaine’s Farewell and the Price of Living Hard

The author and Richmond Fontaine front man talks art rock, playing wasted, and his legendary Portland band’s final days.

  • By Casey Jarman
  • Published 04/15/2016

MUSIC

What’s Next for Portland’s Legendary Music Scene?

From dystopian hip-hop to sexy, space-age doo-wop, five fascinating artists craft a wild new soundtrack for the city.  

  • By Casey Jarman
  • Published 01/25/2016

Mudroom

30 Seconds With…Ron Jeremy

Club Sesso mascot Ron Jeremy waxes philosophical on the potential of a sex club across the street from a synagogue or church.

  • By Victoria Nguyen
  • Published 07/20/2009
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