Reimagined holiday classics, warm Americana, and rainy hip-hop by homegrown talent to keep you warm
Old favorites, new discoveries, rising stars: these are your Portland-grown best bets for autumn listening.
The Portland Monthly staff shares the non-pandemic content getting us through the week.
Portland Monthly Staff
Following their final show at the Doug Fir, we take a look back at the music and legacy of the Slants.
After releasing its second album, Hall's Band Tents will end its tour at Bunk Bar on Thursday.
Paradise Hotel brings together thirteen local artists under one groovy banner.
The Portland group's inspirations include Of Montreal, Philip K. Dick, and of course, Gorgon, ruler of the third dimension.
The process was, at times, “excruciating.”
Close to fame, close to death, or just playing close to home, the songwriter’s saga ties local music together.
A book about swimming and coming of age in Portland, some big-riffed rock songs, and several stately beasts: We've got the books and albums you can’t miss this month.
Frontman Eric Earley shares the method behind his live shows.
From seeds to tumbleweeds, Portland's own Lonesome Billies delivers classic country with an edge. So what's with the Spice Girls comparison?
THE MORNING AFTER
See all the MFNW 2015 action you missed with our slideshow recap.
Portland band The Fourth Wall has a new album out on Friday, and we’ve got a sneak preview here for your streaming pleasure.
Fresh from their New York City debut, Portland's own contemporary music outfit Third Angle is bringing it home— to homes in Northeast Portland's Irvington neighborhood
Getting to know Dan Vidmar and his minimalist soul: ditch the freak folk and flannel, embrace your inner Luther Vandross.
With their first new album in ten years, the legendary band reunites and high kicks it on Letterman, on Conan, and into your heart.
These incendiary acts may be new to the scene, but they’ve already locked into solid grooves of their own. Best of all, you can still catch them at intimate venues—but probably not for long.
THE SEASON IN ARTS AND CULTURE
Once, Portlanders had to travel to New York or LA for top-shelf dance, music, visual arts, and theater. As this season’s lineup reveals, now we’re the destination.
Jonathan Frochtzwajg and Nathan Tucker
This month's hottest Portland-made goods, from a smart reinvention of the cast-iron skillet to Quin's salty black licorice