Article

Beaucoup of Blues

Waterfront Blues Fest heats up

07/08/2009 By Megan Udow

Mudroom

PDX Pop Now!

Four can’t-miss bands rock Portland’s favorite all-ages music festival.

06/22/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Music

Key Note

Can guitarist Terry Robb’s new label help revive Portland’s original indie music—blues?

05/19/2009 By Tom D'Antoni

30 Seconds With…

Blind Pilot

Inside Portland's music and entertainment scene with Blind Pilot's bandmembers.

05/19/2009

Hear This Now

Always Room for Cello

Local ensemble adds grace notes

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

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Point Juncture, WA

The second album by this quintet of artsy ragamuffins, _Heart to Elk_ (Mount Fuji Records) is a thoughtfully arranged collection of autumnal indie-rock studded with Sonic Youth guitar savagery.

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

Article

Facts N Figurines

Grey Anne's debut album, Facts n Figurines (Greyday Records), features 11 songs permeated by notions that should resonate with post-collegiate Portlanders: the seesaw between disillusionment and optimism, for instance.
Grey Anne’s CD release part

05/19/2009 By Lucas Bradley-Kelly

THE HIT LIST

Spin City

These local record stores are still rocking.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson

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Doomsdayer’s Holiday

Grails’s *DOOMSDAYER'S HOLIDAY* (“Temporary Residence Music”) trades in the festive regalia of lilting hill music for the pitch-black depths of acid-doom metal.

05/19/2009 By Lucas Bradley-Kelly

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Hearts & Daggers

*HEARTS & DAGGERS* (“File Under Music”), Alicia J. Rose (aka accordionist Miss Murgatroid) and violinist/singer Petra Haden create what seems like a whimsical soundtrack to a very moody Ren Faire

05/19/2009 By Lucas Bradley-Kelly

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Perhapst

Local CD Reviews

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

Visit

Rock of Ages

Take a tour of Portland’s indie-rock landmarks.

05/19/2009 By Zach Dundas

Theater

The Hot Seats

Don’t be content just to go to a show—score the best seats in the house.

05/19/2009 By Martha Calhoon

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Old Believers

Local CD Review

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

Rock Out

Fly Girls

The minute Katie Alto, 13, lowers her drumsticks, becomes—well, a kid. “This one’s called ‘Global Warming,’ she says. "And it’s an original? It’s gotten a lot of controversy lately, like on talk shows? But we wrote it, and it’s what we believe. So, yeah

05/19/2009 By Alexis Nelson

WELIKEDIT

X-Ray Visions

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

Music

Rock Locally

Bono is, like, so bourgeois. Get your groove on with new music by one of these homegrown rock stars instead.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

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Little Sue

It’s been almost five years since country songstress Susannah Weaver released her last album under the moniker *Little Sue*. But that doesn’t mean Weaver hasn’t been bus

05/19/2009 By John Chandler

Now See This

Women on the Verge

Back for the second year, the Siren Nation Festival, an arts and music gathering whose goal is to improve commercial opportunities for women artists of all kinds, is also expanding its cultural focus.

05/19/2009 By Jenny Davis

5 MINUTES WITH ...

Neil Diamond

Does the man really need an introduction? Over the course of his 42-year career, Neil Diamond has sold some 120 million records, contributed more than his fair share of hits to the American songbook (“Sweet Caroline” and “Cracklin’ Rosie” among them), and

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame