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

ear witness

Fire In The Canyon: An Insider Diary

Jon Ragel from one-man band Boy Eats Drum Machine explores the bucolic Horning's Hideout and beat-heavy new music fest Fire In The Canyon.

08/08/2011

wig out

Monday Fun: Hedwig

08/08/2011 By Anne Adams

promo pile gold

Jay Clarke’s Instrumental Impulses

The man who plays with Dolorean and Grails and records as "Ash Black Bufflo," waxes philosophical about an epic record that took him 5 years to make.

07/18/2011 By Anne Adams

tune in

Viva Voce’s New Album

Perk up your ears for a few sounds from The Future Will Destroy You, the latest from Portland psych-pop maestros Viva Voce.

06/21/2011 By Anne Adams

theater

Review: One Night With Janis Joplin

PCS’s tribute show will—intentionally—give you the blues.

06/08/2011

game-changer

Aceyalone at The Crown Room

Stop dismissing hiphop, and let this veteran emcee "school" you.

06/06/2011 By Anne Adams

MUSIC

Sasquatch 2011 Slideshow!

Portland Monthly was at Sasquatch this past Memorial day weekend—and we have the pictures to prove it!

06/02/2011 By Julie Reposa

music

Interview: Sallie Ford

Sallie Ford talks about writing, singing, and the hometown she gradually grew to love.

06/01/2011 By Anne Adams