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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
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THE MORNING AFTER

35 Picture-Perfect Moments From Musicfest NW

See all the MFNW 2015 action you missed with our slideshow recap.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 08/24/2015
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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
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CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Unknown Mortal Orchestra on Seth Meyers

Plus NW Dance Project’s Ching Ching Wong’s major national award, and last call for POWFest submissions.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 08/13/2015
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MUSIC

From 1967–2015: Ural Thomas Then And Now

Ural Thomas is releasing a new version of his hit "Pain is the Name of Your Game" over 50 years after it first came out. The new track—recorded with The Pain— is a departure from the 1967 original. It's not all that's changed between then and now...

  • By Katie Vaughan
  • Published 08/11/2015
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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
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FESTIVALS

The Ultimate Pickathon 2015 Playlist

Eighteen hours of music, 271 songs: That’s our Pickathon playlist to get you tuned up for the annual festival.

  • By Fiona McCann and Allison Jones
  • Published 07/27/2015
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MUSIC

Five Reasons Why Morrissey Should Be Right At Home in Portland

The singer and one-time Smiths frontman is at Edgefield Thursday. Looking at his lyrical back catalog, we think PDX is just the place to turn his aggression passive.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/21/2015
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MUSIC

Damian Lillard's Top 5 Rap Verses of All Time

Dame DOLLA just released his first single, but the Blazer star has been at it for a while.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/16/2015
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FIT CITY

The Portland Workout Playlist

Local songs to fuel your sweat sesh from start to finish

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 07/13/2015
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MUSIC

Heather Woods Broderick's Top Ten Portland Spots

Heather Woods Broderick's new album, Glider, may be informed by her life on the road but she hasn't lost her ties to Portland.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/09/2015
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MUSIC

Road Trip! One Portlander's Musical Journey Across America

Take one Portlander, one playlist, one continent and one Mini Cooper Clubman van and what do you get? Cover of America, is what...

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/01/2015
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MUSIC

Australia's Princess of Pop Lenka Hits Portland June 19

The Aussie star on Bjork, Brad Pitt and that song from Moneyball

  • By Rene Bermudez
  • Published 06/10/2015
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BOOKS

The Grateful Dead's Rhythm Devil Blows Through Town

In a new memoir, drummer Bill Kreutzmann flashes back on Aldous Huxley, Janis Joplin, co-drummer Mickey Hart, and, yes, LSD.

  • By Rene Bermudez
  • Published 05/20/2015
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MUSIC

Bringing Bluegrass Home: Portland's Tony Furtado on Leaving the Labels Behind

Banjo and slide guitar player Tony Furtado brings his Americana-meets-indie-rock sound to his newest release The Bell

  • By Jayce Wagner
  • Published 05/14/2015
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MUSIC

The Ten Best Magnetic Fields Songs (In Alphabetical Order)

With Magnetic Fields frontman Stephin Merritt in town, we flipped through his back catalog and got hung up on 69 Love Songs all over again.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 05/06/2015
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MUSIC

How the Kingsmen's Singer's Story Defines the Beauty and Tragedy of Rock

Jack Ely, the screamer behind Portland music's most legendary moment, has died.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 04/30/2015
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Editor's Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Apr 16–19

It's Obama! (Ok, Tommy Davidson.) And! Nacho Duato, David Hockney, Prokofiev, and some very naughty puppets.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 04/16/2015
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Article

Classical Crooners: Boyz II Men Meets the Oregon Symphony

Boyz II Men are joining the Oregon Symphony for a night of symphonic soul. But how did this happy marriage come about? We comb through their respective timelines to find out what brought the nineties soulsters and our own Symphony together at last.

  • By Rene Bermudez
  • Published 04/01/2015
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MUSIC REVIEW

Kings of the Keller: The Decemberists Bring it Home

Back from an international tour, Portland’s resident rockers return home for a sold-out, kick-ass performance.

  • By Cervante Pope
  • Published 03/23/2015
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