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THE ESSENTIALS

October's Pop Culture Hot List

A book about swimming and coming of age in Portland, some big-riffed rock songs, and several stately beasts: We've got the books and albums you can’t miss this month.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 10/22/2015

MUSIC

Listen to The Lonesome Billies' New Track (And Find Out Why They're Portland's Answer to the Spice Girls)

From seeds to tumbleweeds, Portland's own Lonesome Billies delivers classic country with an edge. So what's with the Spice Girls comparison? 

  • By Megan Haverman
  • Published 08/27/2015

MUSIC

The Pros and Cons of the New, Mostly-Instrumental Album from 'Battles'

We caught up with Battles’ Ian Williams ahead of the band's MusicFestNW appearance on Saturday and to find out what organic chicken has to do with music.

  • By Brandon Staley
  • Published 08/20/2015

MUSIC

Listen to The Fourth Wall's New Album Right Here, Right Now

Portland band The Fourth Wall has a new album out on Friday, and we’ve got a sneak preview here for your streaming pleasure.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/30/2015

ALBUM REVIEW

Album Review: C’est Magnifique, Ratatat

The New York duo unleash an earthquake of electropop with their first new album in five years.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 07/23/2015

THE ESSENTIALS

July's Pop Culture Hot List

The book, the album, and the comic that you can't miss this month

  • Published 06/22/2015

THE ESSENTIALS

June's Pop Culture Hot List

The book, the album, and the movie that you can't miss this month

  • Published 05/26/2015

MUSIC

Q&A: Paul Allen on His Star-Studded Album

The Microsoft co-founder (and Blazers owner) releases a benefit record today with the likes of Joe Walsh, Ann and Nancy Wilson, and Chrissie Hynde. We’re kind of jealous.

  • By Aaron Scott and John Chandler
  • Published 08/06/2013

REVIEW

Review: Laura Veirs 'Warp and Weft'

The Portland singer's ninth album crackles with vitality and delicate detail.

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 08/01/2013

MUSIC

Review: Radiation City's 'Animals in the Median'

This highly polished gem glitters with bossa nova whimsy and a dozen sophisticated pocket-orchestra pop songs.

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 04/18/2013

MUSIC

Portland Cello Project Releases Beck-Interpretations Record

The local cello collective puts out an album of material from Beck's new sheet-music-only "record."

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 01/03/2013

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Viva Voce’s New Album

Perk up your ears for a few sounds from The Future Will Destroy You, the latest from Portland psych-pop maestros Viva Voce.

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 06/21/2011

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Interview: Sallie Ford

Sallie Ford talks about writing, singing, and the hometown she gradually grew to love.

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 06/01/2011

music

Album Review: Loch Lomond

See also: The Band’s Misadventures in Scotland

  • By Julie Reposa
  • Published 03/03/2011

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Album Review: Ashia Grzesik

Bison Rouge honors its title with earthy, crimson old-world tones.

  • By Julie Reposa
  • Published 02/21/2011

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Album Review: Holcombe Waller

PICA favorite and Yale art grad Holcombe Waller releases his fourth album today.

  • By Julie Reposa
  • Published 02/15/2011

music

Album Release: Fernando

True Instigator ought to reignite some old flames for longtime PDX song-crafter, Fernando.

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 02/04/2011

Article

Duover/Rachel Taylor Brown Spread Comfort & Joy

…and Rachel Taylor Brown brings us "Sweetness on Earth."

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 11/23/2010

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The Brothers Young Release New Album

Portland chamber folk’s other Youngs, are making a name for themselves.

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 09/03/2010

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Holy CD Releases! Blue Cranes or Sean Flinn & The Royal We

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 08/27/2010
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