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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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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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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Trophy Case: November's Best Local Stuff

This month's winning finds, from Pendleton and Shwood's wayfarer sunglasses to earrings made from broken windows and bottles

  • Published 11/01/2013
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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
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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
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Album Review: Blouse's 'Imperium'

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

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 08/16/2013
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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
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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
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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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Q&A: Portugal. The Man's John Gourley

The Portland band courts major-label success with a swirling, psychedelic, Danger Mouse–produced new album.

  • By Robert Ham
  • Published 06/03/2013
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Review: The Pynnacles

Veteran Portland rockers band together to form a low-key supergroup with a super new album. March 30 at Tonic Lounge.

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 03/25/2013
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Concert Preview

Six Questions With Wooden Indian Burial Ground

The Portland quartet gets major love from the New York Times and NPR—and from us! The band plays a record release show on Friday at Doug Fir.

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 10/29/2012
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