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
This month's winning finds, from Genki-Su drinking vinegar to community-supported soap
ON THE TOWN
Our breakup letter to Garrison Keillor, a new take on 'Our Town,' and the rest of the month's best bets for things to see or do
As MusicFestNW invades the city's stages this month, we offer (free for the taking) names for the next generation of Portland bands.
The Portland group's second record reveals rock-and-roll refinement.
The Portland singer's ninth album crackles with vitality and delicate detail.
The Portland indie band takes on Frank Ocean's popular ballad in a powerful way.
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.