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MUSIC

What the Festival Is Nearly Bro-Free!

And other true facts ahead of Oregon's funnest little electronic festival.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/16/2016

DISPATCH

How Buying a Party Palace Helped the Dandy Warhols Survive

Without their 10,000-square-foot Odditorium in Northwest Portland, would the band have become elder statesmen of this city’s music scene?

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 05/19/2016

PLAYLIST

May: A Month of Portland Concerts in 20 Songs

Paul Simon, Leon Bridges, Richmond Fontaine, and Deep Sea Diver—it's all coming together in Portland this month, our first post-Prince. We salute the Purple one and more in this 20-song playlist culled from live shows lined up for May.

  • By Michelle Porter
  • Published 05/09/2016

MUSIC

If You Don’t Love Aretha Franklin’s 'Ain’t No Way,' You’re Probably a Robot

We talked to beloved Portland record producer Tucker Martine, ahead of Songs We Love Live—Tiny Desk Concerts' touring show—coming to the Doug Fir on May 9.

  • By Lisa Dunn
  • Published 05/05/2016

MUSIC

Five Places Beach House Brought Us Last Night

The Baltimore–based band went for a journey via their Crystal Ballroom show on Thursday, and invited Portlanders along for the ride.

  • By Emma Mannheimer
  • Published 04/29/2016

THE ESSENTIALS

Summer Cannibals to Phil Knight: May’s Pop Culture Hot List

The album, book, festival, and play you can’t miss this month

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 04/22/2016

TRIBUTE

The Many (Wonderful) Faces of Prince

Oh, this is what it sounds like. We take a moment to honor the style evolution of a legend.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 04/21/2016

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

Take Some Blues, Gospel, and Electronic Music on a Walk through Kenton

A new audio tour guides listeners on a musical ramble through the North Portland neighborhood.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson
  • Published 04/13/2016

MUSIC

What Can Jazz Teach Us About Inequality?

A new project by the Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble takes the stories of three heroic Oregonians to help us look to the future. With added jazz, of course.

  • By Jack Rushall
  • Published 04/07/2016

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Apr 7–10

Shook Twins play the Doug Fir, nondancers get their groove on, and the curtain goes up on a slew of new theater productions. Welcome to the weekend.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson, Sylvia Randall-Muñoz, and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 04/07/2016

MUSIC

Famously Anonymous Rockers the Residents Train Their Eyeballs on Portland

The avant-garde rockers play the Aladdin, in a show that includes a screening of a documentary mining their 40-plus-year career.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 04/07/2016

MUSIC

Hammer of the Gods: Murray Perahia’s Epic Portland Challenge

With hand surgeries now behind him, the legendary pianist is back to perform Beethoven’s jaw-dropping masterpiece, Hammerklavier.

  • By Thomas Cobb
  • Published 04/07/2016

MUSIC

Portland Opera's Christopher Mattaliano on How He Met Stephen Sondheim through a Fan Letter

And why he’s putting on a Sondheim celebration at the Alberta Rose.

  • By Jack Rushall
  • Published 03/31/2016

MUSIC

April: A Month of Portland Concerts in 20 Songs

From Prince Rama’s ’80s inspired psych rock to Elgar’s 1908 classic Symphony no. 1, the concert scene in Portland this month runs the musical gamut.

  • By Claire Colby
  • Published 03/29/2016

THE ESSENTIALS

Singer-Songwriter Laura Gibson to Essayist Sally Tisdale: April’s Pop Culture Hot List

The concert, web series, and book you can’t miss this month.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 03/25/2016

PORTLAND'S FUTURE

Five Young Portland Artists on the Verge

From a St. Johns rapper to a preteen actor, these are the rising stars to watch.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 03/25/2016

MUSIC

Dream of the '90s? Portland Wakes Up to the New Smashing Pumpkins

Billy Corgan and his crew embarked upon their month-long acoustic mission last night at the Schnitz.

  • By Emma Mannheimer
  • Published 03/23/2016

MUSIC

I Got Slayer Tickets. So Now I Have to Go.

The thrash metal titans play the Roseland this Sunday. Cool. I'll be over here in the corner rocking quietly.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 03/16/2016
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