FEATURE

5 Portland Bands You Need to Hear Now

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.

05/01/2014 By Ryan White

THE SEASON IN ARTS AND CULTURE

PoMo's Guide to Spring's World-Class Arts Events

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.

02/27/2014 Edited by Aaron Scott With Jonathan Frochtzwajg and Nathan Tucker

WINNING FINDS

Trophy Case: Best Local Stuff of January 2014

This month's hottest Portland-made goods, from a smart reinvention of the cast-iron skillet to Quin's salty black licorice

01/02/2014

TROPHY CASE

Trophy Case: December's Best Local Stuff

This month's winning finds, from Genki-Su drinking vinegar to community-supported soap

12/02/2013

ON THE TOWN

PoMo Picks: November 2013

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

10/30/2013

CULTURE

PDX Band Name Generator

As MusicFestNW invades the city's stages this month, we offer (free for the taking) names for the next generation of Portland bands.

09/03/2013

REVIEW

Album Review: Blouse's 'Imperium'

The Portland group's second record reveals rock-and-roll refinement.

08/16/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

REVIEW

Review: Laura Veirs 'Warp and Weft'

The Portland singer's ninth album crackles with vitality and delicate detail.

08/01/2013 By John Chandler

MUSIC

Typhoon's "Thinking About You" Cover

The Portland indie band takes on Frank Ocean's popular ballad in a powerful way.

07/25/2013 By Claire Gordon

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

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Q&A: Portugal. The Man's John Gourley

The Portland band courts major-label success with a swirling, psychedelic, Danger Mouse–produced new album.

06/03/2013 By Robert Ham

REVIEW

Review: The Pynnacles

Veteran Portland rockers band together to form a low-key supergroup with a super new album. March 30 at Tonic Lounge.

03/25/2013 By John Chandler

Concert Preview

Six Questions With Wooden Indian Burial Ground

The Portland quartet gets major love from the New York Times and NPR—and from us! The band plays a record release show on Friday at Doug Fir.

10/29/2012 By John Chandler

We Heart Video

Wax Fingers: New Video + Album Release

Wax Fingers release a new EP. Check out their eerie new video!

08/24/2012 By Anne Adams