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Review: Unknown Mortal Orchestra's II

The nationally emerging Portland trio's new album offers well-studied and finely crafted psych-pop.

02/05/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

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This Week in Local Music: Hustle & Drone, Malt Ball

Our new column picks the best local-music shows-to-see every week. Next up: Hustle & Drone and Malt Ball.

01/30/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

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This Week in Local Music: Old Light, Paper Brain

Old Light brings its gritty Americana sound and clean, multipart vocals to Habesha before Paper Brain opens a perfect local-pop lineup at Backspace.

01/23/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

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Music Video: Emancipator's "Minor Cause"

Watch a new, gorgeous video for a track from Portland trip-hop producer Emancipator.

01/18/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

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Portland Cello Project Releases Beck-Interpretations Record

The local cello collective puts out an album of material from Beck's new sheet-music-only "record."

01/03/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

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12 Albums for 2012

Remembering this year's must-hear local records

12/26/2012 By Portland Monthly Staff

SPECIAL FEATURE

I'm With the Band - The End

Style editor Eden Dawn chronicles the end of a month long tour with The Helio Sequence through photos of the long drive from New England to Portland and her developing fear of the Midwest’s cornfields.

11/29/2012 By Eden Dawn

SPECIAL FEATURE

I'm With the Band - Part 2

Style editor Eden Dawn reports back on the second week of touring with local band The Helio Sequence including goat smugglers and crashing into The Big Apple.

11/21/2012 By Eden Dawn

Slideshow

Slide Show: I'm With the Band - Part 2

Style editor Eden Dawn reports back on the second week of touring with local band The Helio Sequence including crashing into The Big Apple.

11/21/2012

SPECIAL FEATURE

I'm With the Band

Style editor Eden Dawn says adieu to the fashion lifestyle as she crams into a tour van with local band The Helio Sequence to seek out fashion and fun for a month long adventure.

11/14/2012 By Eden Dawn

Slideshow

Slide Show: I'm With the Band

Style editor Eden Dawn says adieu to the fashion lifestyle as she crams into a tour van with local band The Helio Sequence to seek our fashion and fun for a month long adventure.

11/13/2012

siren song

Preview: Siren Nation Festival

Answering the call of Portland's bigger-than-ever women's music and art festival.

11/08/2012 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

We Heart Video

Local Band Rocks Chanel's Runway Show

Portland band The Chromatics plays at Chanel's presentation of their Spring '13 collection.

10/31/2012 By Eden Dawn

Article

Halloweekend Roundup

13 spooky shows and dance parties that will have you shaking.

10/25/2012 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

Dr. Record & Mr. Live

Preview: Weinland Plays Record-Release Shows This Weekend

With their new album, the Portland folk-rock mainstays successfully capture their livelier live sound. Hear it at Mississippi Studios Friday and Saturday.

10/24/2012 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

forget champagne

Ticket-Sale Alert: Pink Martini on New Year's Eve

The Portland favorites ring in 2013 at the Schnitz. Tickets go on sale tomorrow.

10/18/2012 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

the british are coming!

Win Tickets to Snow Patrol + Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

The chart topping Brit/Scot/Irish bands perform on Tuesday at the Schnitzer.

10/17/2012 By Aaron Scott

stripper kicks

Exclusive Interview: Grizzly Bear's Edward Droste

In preview of their concert tonight at the Keller, we talk with Droste about his cousin, Pink Martini's China Forbes, and what they have in store for Portland audiences (hint: floating jelly fishes).

10/04/2012 By Aaron Scott

a musical duel

New Music Video: Menomena’s “Plumage”

Assault rifles, smoking jackets, Evel Knievel suits, snifters, and rocket launchers. An outrageous musical one-upmanship that’s the best thing we’ve seen all week.

10/03/2012 By Aaron Scott

finding the magic position

Five Questions for Patrick Wolf

The flamboyant British artist discusses his ten-year journey as a musician, his newly released retrospective album, and his show at the Aladdin on Sunday.

09/26/2012 By Laura Lundberg