If you know Jay-Z, Lil Wayne and Wiz Khalifa, then you know Houston’s Geto Boys.
Originators of the soulful Dirty South sound, the trio’s influence on
hip-hop spans generations, with samples o
A story of bearded Cupids, Christmas lights and Portland’s favorite songwriter.
Hazel didn’t care about being famous. It only wanted to be legendary.
Which helps explain the Christmas
lights. The power-pop foursome, led by singer-songwriter Pete Krebs,
played its first s
Formed: 1981 in London.
Sounds like: That stinging kick of reality that creeps in as you’re trying to lose yourself on the dance floor.
For fans of: Erasure, Goldfrapp, Kylie Minogue.
[RETRO WEIRDO RAP] “Avant-rap” is the genre tag many music
journalists throw around when describing San Jose-based rapper Antwon’s
eclectic style. But he isn’t ahead or behind anyone in th
Meet Canada’s greatest music journalist. Seriously.
“Is this dude for real?”
That’s the common
reaction most people have upon seeing “guerrilla journalist” Nardwuar
the Human Serviette for the first time. It’s a fair question. Dressed
A conversation with guitarist, vandweller and temporary Earth person Sam Zurick.
Imagine being in an emo band in the Midwest circa 1998.
This was a time before iTunes, before MySpace, before Napster, even. If
you had any aspirations to graduate from the local basement scene to
As widely respected Portland-via-Seattle punk label
Dirtnap Records prepares to celebrate its 14th year, we asked founder
Ken Cheppaikode to reminisce about its first release, a 7-inch record
It took a village to create this ex-Shy Girl’s debut EP.
[JAZZY SOUL] “Community” is Jeni Wren’s favorite buzzword.
Through the years of
soaking up inspiration in Seattle’s jazz scene, the collaborations with
Portland-area musicians that first
With Body/Head, Kim Gordon picks up the pieces—then stabs her guitar.
Kim Gordon doesn’t fit the mold of “celebrity divorcee.”
That’s a role better suited for a much younger, more famous type of pop
starlet, the kind who enters into a shotgun marriage for th
No one believed Kathleen Hanna was sick.
Sure, she hadn’t put
out an album in a few years, but she hadn’t exactly gone into hiding. In
New York, where she relocated after establishing