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Musical Superpowers Neko Case, k.d. lang, and Laura Veirs Unite for a Made-in-Portland Record

The process was, at times, “excruciating.”

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 05/19/2016


The Ballad of Pete Krebs: One Legendary Musician Unites Decades of Portland Music

Close to fame, close to death, or just playing close to home, the songwriter’s saga ties local music together.

  • By Ryan White
  • Published 11/23/2015


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


How Blitzen Trapper Builds Powerhouse Indie Rock Live Sets

Frontman Eric Earley shares the method behind his live shows.

  • By Jason Cohen
  • Published 10/19/2015


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


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


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


Third Angle Tunes Up on Irvington's Porches

Fresh from their New York City debut, Portland's own contemporary music outfit Third Angle is bringing it home— to homes in Northeast Portland's Irvington neighborhood

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 06/24/2015


Portland Band Shy Girls Opens Up with a New Mixtape

Getting to know Dan Vidmar and his minimalist soul: ditch the freak folk and flannel, embrace your inner Luther Vandross.

  • By Rene Bermudez
  • Published 05/28/2015


Ferocious Love: You Can Now Listen to Sleater-Kinney’s “No Cities to Love”

With their first new album in ten years, the legendary band reunites and high kicks it on Letterman, on Conan, and into your heart.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 01/20/2015


5 Portland Bands You Need to Hear Now

These incendiary acts may be new to the scene, but they’ve already locked into solid grooves of their own. Best of all, you can still catch them at intimate venues—but probably not for long.

  • By Ryan White
  • Published 05/01/2014


PoMo's Guide to Spring's World-Class Arts Events

Once, Portlanders had to travel to New York or LA for top-shelf dance, music, visual arts, and theater. As this season’s lineup reveals, now we’re the destination.

  • By Nathan Tucker, Jonathan Frochtzwajg, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 02/27/2014


Trophy Case: January's Best Local Stuff

This month's hottest Portland-made goods, from a smart reinvention of the cast-iron skillet to Quin's salty black licorice

  • Published 01/02/2014


Trophy Case: December's Best Local Stuff

This month's winning finds, from Genki-Su drinking vinegar to community-supported soap

  • Published 12/02/2013


PoMo Picks: November 2013

Our breakup letter to Garrison Keillor, a new take on 'Our Town,' and the rest of the month's best bets for things to see or do

  • Published 10/30/2013


PDX Band Name Generator

As MusicFestNW invades the city's stages this month, we offer (free for the taking) names for the next generation of Portland bands.

  • Published 09/03/2013


Album Review: Blouse's 'Imperium'

The Portland group's second record reveals rock-and-roll refinement.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 08/16/2013


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


Typhoon's "Thinking About You" Cover

The Portland indie band takes on Frank Ocean's popular ballad in a powerful way.

  • By Claire Gordon
  • Published 07/25/2013


Marketing Portland's Music to the Masses

Sara Matarazzo, Chris Funk, and a budding local cluster of music connoisseurs are making Portland a capital for a new music industry, one ad at a time.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 07/23/2013
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