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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


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


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

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


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


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


5 Reasons Bad Religion Still Has Something To Say

If you liked Bad Religion back then, you’ll like them even more now. We check in on the LA punk rockers and why they're still relevant three decades on.

  • By Cervante Pope
  • Published 03/19/2015


This Is How Portlanders Celebrate Decemberists Day

How to prove a city supports one of its biggest bands? Give them an official day, a collaborative art project, and swarm them with adoration.

  • By Cervante Pope and Eden Dawn
  • Published 01/22/2015


Revolution Hall's Opening Weekend Line-Up Announced

The new music venue housed in Washington High School opens its doors in February with Dan Savage, Live Wire Radio, Wild Ones, and Alialujah Choir.

  • By Matthew Schonfeld
  • Published 12/19/2014


Modest Mouse Releases a New Single and Announces the Album Is On The Way

The Portland-based band teased its first single in eight years via Instagram. Listen to "Lampshades On Fire" now. Album out March 3.

  • By Matthew Schonfeld
  • Published 12/15/2014


The Alluring Electronics of Magic Fades

Portland's genre-spanning electro-R&B duo delights your ears with its sophomore project, Push Thru, and an album release concert on Dec. 6.

  • By Matthew Schonfeld
  • Published 11/25/2014


What Do David Bowie, Frank Zappa, and the Talking Heads Have in Common? This Man.

Meet one of the lesser-known geniuses of the recording industry—your favorite artist’s favorite guitarist, Adrian Belew. His Power Trio plays the Aladdin Nov. 8.

  • By Matthew Schonfeld
  • Published 11/04/2014


The Decemberists' Colin Meloy Announces New Album from a Brooklyn Street Corner

The Portland indie folk rockers have a new album on the way, or so the lead singer said to an impromptu audience gathered on a Williamsburg corner before playing one of the new songs.

  • By Matthew Schonfeld
  • Published 10/24/2014


The Rumors Are True: A New Sleater-Kinney Album Is On The Way

After a decade apart, Portland's iconic rock threesome announces it's reuniting for a new album and tour.

  • By Matthew Schonfeld
  • Published 10/20/2014


Critic's Picks for the Reel Music Film Festival

Elliott Smith, Nick Cave, Johnny Cash, and Nas are just four of the must see movies at this year's Reel Music. Oct 10–22

  • By Matthew Schonfeld
  • Published 10/06/2014


Q&A with T-Pain, Lord of the Party

The Grammy winning R&B star talks about strip clubs, homophobia, and the endurance of Auto-tune ahead of his Friday performance at Roseland.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/31/2014


Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Run Through Town

The indie darlings play Mississippi Studios on Sunday on the heels of their recent release, 'Only Run,' an electronic departure from the twee guitar riffs that made them famous. We review the album.

  • By Schuyler Keenan
  • Published 07/30/2014


5 Questions with Chromeo + Ticket Giveaway!

The undisputed masters of funk return to Portland on April 14, and we've got a pair of tickets to give way.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 04/09/2014


Sasquatch Announces Lineups for Two Weekends of Music

The summer music blowout doubles its weekends with an all-star lineup, from Outkast to the National. Tickets on sale Sat, Feb 8.

  • By Erik Maurer
  • Published 02/04/2014


How Ziba Reinvented the Low-Budget Speaker

When an international brand wanted a new look (and higher quality) for its entry-level audio gear, Portland's signature industrial design firm stepped in.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 02/03/2014
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