feast your ears

MusicfestNW Picks & Video Buffet

Overwhelmed by the 165 bands spread out over five days at Musicfest? Here are eight shows not to miss, along with a tasty video smorgasbord.

08/30/2012 By Aaron Scott, Kit Mauldin, and Stephen Person With Riley Stevenson

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

bounce!

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

Desirables

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

Desirables

Sustainable Sound that Looks Good Too

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

09/22/2011 By Kristin Belz