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Dear Norah

An open letter from one Jones to another.

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Dear Norah Jones, You’ve never heard of me, but you’ve had a profound impact on my life. My name is Nora Jones. No “h.” I still remember that fateful day in sixth grade when a classmat   More
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 NORA EILEEN JONES

Velella Velella: Friday, Aug. 3

A tale of one band and two cities.

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[FUNK, ETC.] “It’s like we’re back from the dead,” Jeremy Hadley says, eyes wide with excitement over his pint glass at Baby Doll Pizza in Southeast Portland. Velella Velella, the resurrec   More
Wednesday, August 1, 2012 NORA EILEEN JONES

Primer: Fiona Apple

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Born: 1977 in Manhattan.  Sounds like: Nina Simone as a white product of ’90s pop.  For fans of: Patti Smith, Tori Amos, Rufus Wainwright; music with equal parts brain, heart and fingers   More
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 NORA EILEEN JONES

Album Review: Green Team

Official (Self-Released)

Album Reviews
[HAZE HOP] Do you smoke good? Lawz and G_Force, aka Green Team, sure do, and they’d like to tell you about it. On the duo’s new 10-track “concept album,” Official, the MC/producers rhyme o   More
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 NORA EILEEN JONES

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 24

Two Tarts

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WW's neighborhood bakery makes delicious little cookies, but less known is the ice cream it makes in-house. We sent intern Nora Eileen Jones down for Day 24 of Scoops' out for Summer.
Two Tarts
2309 NW Kearney St., 312.9522, tartnation.wordpress.co...   More
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 by NORA EILEEN JONES

Scoops' out for Summer: Day 21

Cloud City Ice Cream

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Day 21 of our 31-day ice cream crawl, we sent intern Nora Eileen Jones down to the oft neglected neighborhood of Woodstock.
Cloud City Ice Cream

4525 SE Woodstock Blvd., 719-4603, facebook.com/shoppdx.Price per scoop: $3
Most popular flavor: Stumptown
The person in front of me: My friend ...   More
Saturday, July 21, 2012 by NORA EILEEN JONES

Cut of the Day: Helio Sequence, "October," Negotiations (Sub Pop)


From its outset, “October” is all about motion. Cut from the Helio Sequence’s upcoming album Negotiations, the song is heavy and complex yet glides along smoothly, blurring the surrounding terrain like a passenger train. Brandon Summers’ reedy tenor is in top form, and overall the track is so epically big that it is almost impossible to believe that the Helio Sequence is made up o...   More
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 by NORA EILEEN JONES

Primer: Dead Prez

Music Stories
Formed: 1996 in New York City.  Sounds like: Malcolm X joining A Tribe Called Quest and getting guest production from RZA.  For fans of: A Tribe Called Quest, Talib Kweli, Mos Def, Wu-Tang   More
Wednesday, July 4, 2012 NORA EILEEN JONES

Cut of the Day: Sara Jackson-Holman, "For Albert"


With the regular rhythm of a ticking clock and the emotional ambiguity endemic to inward reflection, Sara Jackson-Holman walks listeners through her own memory in “For Albert,” and it’s a place full of twists, turns, and demons. Though Jackson Holman intended her second album, Cardiology, to be reflective of her own personal journey, “For Albert” strikes a chord that resonates de...   More
Friday, June 29, 2012 by NORA EILEEN JONES

The Crown Room: Chinatown Crown

Bar Reviews
On a recent bass-heavy Thursday night at The Crown Room (205 NW 4th Ave., thecrownroom.net), I was able to mingle freely and bro out with a diverse collection of enthusiastic partygoers—most of    More
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 NORA EILEEN JONES
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