VIDEO GAMES

The Thermals Release a Video Game

You read that right: the local punk rockers have released a Nintendo-era game complete with swords, wings, and ghouls.

12/13/2013 By Nathan Tucker

MUSIC

Q&A: Norfolk & Western's Adam Selzer

The multitalented musician talks about his new graphic novel, which chronicles a lonely seven-week tour supporting a Christian rock band.

10/30/2013 By Nathan Tucker

STYLE

The Neo Boys & the Roots of Portland Vintage Style

The pioneering all-female '70s punk band looks back on retro shopping's dirt-cheap glory days.

10/28/2013 By Zach Dundas

CONCERTS

Tickets on Sale Friday for Pixies Show at the Schnitzer on Feb 19

The legendary early 90's indie rockers continue their decade-long victory lap with a new string of US dates. Get your tickets for the Portland date on Friday.

10/09/2013 By Nathan Tucker

SPOTLIGHT

Mapping Elliott Smith's Portland

With sweetly melancholic songs about everything from the Rose Parade to the sidewalks of Alameda, Elliott Smith remains perhaps the closest thing Portland has to a bard.

10/01/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

Slideshow

Slide Show: Musicfest's Best Photos

Choice shots from Portland's biggest music event.

09/17/2013

MUSIC

Wrapping Up MusicfestNW

Our team of showgoers recaps the six-day, 150-plus-act, 16-venue sonic extravaganza. Plus, the best fest photos.

09/17/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg, Marco España, and Nathan Tucker

TBA:13

Q&A: The Blow

The New York-via-Portland art-pop duo, playing TBA Sunday and Monday, talks about pop music, their new album, and Lady Gaga.

09/11/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

MUSIC

10 Under-the-Radar MusicfestNW Acts You Must See

Skip the big names for these amazing underground artists. (Plus, win tickets to a dance party!)

08/29/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

Slideshow

Slide Show: Fall Arts Guide 2013

We asked the arts organizations included in our Fall Arts Guide to step inside the photo booth, and here are their crazy results—–knives, wigs, babies, and all!

08/20/2013

TICKET GIVEAWAY

Win Tix to Chris Isaak at the Zoo

We're running a "wicked game" to give away two passes to the singer and guitarist's August 25 zoo show.

08/13/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

Slideshow

Slide Show: Pickathon 2013

Feist makes you cry (before rocking the amp), Andrew Bird strips down, and Sharon Van Etten compares Pickathon to summer camp. We have it all in pictures.

08/12/2013

CONCERTS

Pickathon Slide Show Recap

Feist makes you cry (before rocking the amp), Andrew Bird strips down, and Sharon Van Etten compares Pickathon to summer camp. We have it all in pictures.

08/12/2013 By Aaron Scott

MUSIC

Q&A: Paul Allen on His Star-Studded Album

The Microsoft co-founder (and Blazers owner) releases a benefit record today with the likes of Joe Walsh, Ann and Nancy Wilson, and Chrissie Hynde. We’re kind of jealous.

08/06/2013 By John Chandler Edited by Aaron Scott

MUSIC

Stream Typhoon's New Album, 'White Lighter'

The album is due out August 20, but you can listen now at NPR.

08/05/2013 By Aaron Scott

MUSIC

Remembering Elliott Smith

Collaborators and friends of Elliott Smith share their favorite memories and songs before a star-studded memorial show.

08/01/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

CONCERTS

Profile: Summer Cannibals

The Portland rockers release their debut album, No Makeup, on August 1 at Mississippi Studios. But mostly, we talk rock and roll, cheap beer, and side boob.

07/27/2013 By Emily Gravlin

OUT AND ABOUT

Special Bamboo Entry to Pickathon Festival

This year the music will sound even better once you walk through the entry gate made by PSU architecture students for a design-build studio.

07/25/2013 By Kristin Belz

FEATURE

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.

07/23/2013 By Aaron Scott

TICKET GIVEAWAY

Win Tix to Steve Martin with the Symphony

The comedian plays banjo—yes, he does that—with the Oregon Symphony and bluegrass combo Steep Canyon Rangers Oct. 3. We've got two tickets to give away.

07/22/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg