Dark Side of the Moms

Exclusive Interview with Menomena About Their Moms

Be the first to hear the the new album, out Sept 18, this Friday at the OMSI Planetarium—with a laser light show!

08/24/2012 By Aaron Scott

bright lights, big love

World Premiere: Logan Lynn’s New Music Video, "Turn Me Out"

The electro-pop darling "just want[s] your love"

07/24/2012 By Aaron Scott


TBA 2011: Vockah Redu

07/24/2012 By Anne Adams

culture cheat-sheet

Grieg + Lauderdale

Oregon Symphony’s lineup for the weekend features an iconic pianist and a classic piece.

07/24/2012 By Anne Adams

Art Stars

Meet Your Makers

The members of our favorite local rock band, Blitzen Trapper. Meet the newest stars of stage, screen, and sculpture.

07/24/2012 By Martha Calhoon, John Chandler, and Bart Blasengame

poppin' off

PDX Pop Favorites

The all-Portland, all-ages, free festival presented a 45-band program over three days. Here are a couple of acts we hit with the highlighter.

07/20/2012 By Anne Adams

gather your darlings

Review: Robin Jackson’s Solo Debut ‘Dust Diaries’

Record release concert this Friday, June 8 at Secret Society Ballroom with members of the Portland Cello Project, MarchFourth Marching Band, and Vagabond Opera. Y La Bamba frontlady Luz Elena Mendoza opens

06/06/2012 By Kit Mauldin

not even summer, and dreaming of fall...

MusicfestNW Announces Its 2012 Lineup

Passion Pit, Beirut, Girl Talk, and Silversun Pickups headline. Sept 5–9

05/30/2012 By Aaron Scott

Dancing Queen

Review: Gossip’s "A Joyful Noise"

Album out today and record release concert streaming live at 6:45pm!

05/22/2012 By Julie Reposa

concert review

Portland Cello Project: Two-Night Album Release at Doug Fir

PCP plays an all-ages matinee today at 5, followed by their second evening show at 9 —Review by Camille Grigsby-Rocca

04/14/2012 By Aaron Scott

album review

Radiation City’s Cool Nightmare

Radiation City excels at elegant dialogues between genres, effortlessly weaving Roland 808 cowbells under classic Latin rhythms, layering shoe-gaze coos over spring-reverbed jangle

04/13/2012 By Kit Mauldin


Stereo Totale

Perfect sound forever (or at least for today), with the latest technology.

04/09/2012 By Kristin Belz

ticket giveaway

Win Tickets to Anaïs Mitchell’s Hadestown

The folk opera premieres in Portland next Wednesday with a local star-studded cast.

03/22/2012 By Aaron Scott

twenty song insanity

Free Music from Menomena’s Danny Seim

02/15/2012 By Aaron Scott

culture cheat-sheet

15 Giftable Portland Albums

12/12/2011 By Anne Adams

culture cheat-sheet

Pinchas Zukerman Plays Schumann

11/29/2011 By Anne Adams

culture cheat-sheet

Gomyo Plays Beethoven

Oregon Symphony’s upcoming guest has a coveted instrument and laudable credentials.

10/26/2011 By Anne Adams


Sustainable Sound that Looks Good Too

A high-tech MP3 speaker/radio without the plas-tech look.

09/22/2011 By Kristin Belz

ear witness

Fire In The Canyon: An Insider Diary

Jon Ragel from one-man band Boy Eats Drum Machine explores the bucolic Horning's Hideout and beat-heavy new music fest Fire In The Canyon.