Who is Rynne Stump, and how the hell did she get her own music festival?
As Andy Warhol said, “Everyone gets their
15 minutes of fame—and, in the future, their own music festival.” But
when Rynne Stump persuaded Mississippi Studios to let her book a night
In Portland, every day is Record Store Day. This is a guide to all of them.
3636 N Mississippi Ave., wearebeaconsound.com.
Noon-7 pm daily.
With its clean, minimalist design, Beacon Sound has the
air of an art gallery, which might als
The highlights of this year’s Soul’d Out Music Festival.
Robert Glasper Experiment
Exhibit A in the case for jazz’s
survival, pianist Robert Glasper’s fluid combinations of jazz, R&B
and hip-hop sound as organically related as these not-so-di
[EVERY BEAT IN ITS RIGHT PLACE] Drummer Philip Selway might be the least well-known member of Radiohead. For years, glossy features by the likes of Spin and Rolling Stone
lauded the band’s democra
Who: Shane Wright (production, vocals).
Sounds like: Someone bought those murderous demon children from David Cronenberg’s The Brood a bunch of synthesizers and loop pedals and introduced them to
The Replacements played a lot of terrible shows. The only one it apologized for happened in Portland.
About the time the couch crash-landed on Southeast Ash
Street, it became clear this was a Replacements show that would live in
always brought out the worst in the Replacemen
Why No Fences is the best album of the early ’90s.
Garth Brooks has a reputation for going
over the top. And if you have tickets to see one of his five sold-out
shows at the Moda Center next week, surely you expect smoke machines, a
drum kit s
In 2001, the Glaswegian indie-pop group
Belle and Sebastian went on a brief tour of the West Coast. It was the
band’s first official trip to the States. At that time, B&S was
[SOMEBODY THAT YOU SHOULD KNOW] New Zealand singer Kimbra was
just a blip on the international pop radar until she appeared on Gotye’s
chart-smashing megahit “Somebody That I Used to Know” i
Twerps are a tiny band building a big buzz singing about small issues.
When Australian indie-rock band Twerps
set out to make their second album, the group hit the studio dogged by
multiple uncertainties: new members, new songs and no record label. But