The singer of the Portland psych-folk favorites on old band names, the old music scene and rocking Canadian Country Music Television.
In this week's Mic Check, we spoke to Blitzen Trapper frontman Eric Earley about his band's 10th anniversary. Here's the extended version of that conversation. Willamette Week: You guys are coming up on your 10-year a...More
A guided tour through Portland’s music-video history.
Movie Reviews & Stories
When filmmaker and Portland State professor Dustin Morrow
founded the Portland Music Video Festival last year, he limited the
event to videos produced in Portland. This year, he solicited
Portland’s music scene has changed a lot in the last 10
years. Venues once at the center of the local music circuit, like the
Meow Meow and the Blackbird, have faded into memory, taking innumera
What does osmosis, the Eye of Sauron, a heartbeat monitor and the default iTunes equalizer have in common? Not much, really, aside from resembling the shape-shifting backdrop and hallucinatory visuals looming overhead as Tame Impala blazed through a sold-out show at the Crystal Ba...
Goudy Old Style looks pretty slick as an album font.Outdated? Psssh. Typography from 1915 is totally in right now.
“Little Lion Man” proves radio edits don’t discourage inappropriate off-air la
Electric iLL wants you to help them funkify, beautify and safetify a Northeast Portland neighborhood.
Kickstart my Heart is a semi-regular blog series on Portland Kickstarter projects we don't hate.Kevin Robinson is fed up. And not just with rising ticket costs and the overall state of the music industry, but society as a whole. As half of indie-rock duo More
A PSU student attempts to recreate a lost Grateful Dead show, based on the memories of those who were there. Good luck!
They say anyone who remembers the ’60s wasn’t there.
Tell it to Travis
Neel. For the last six months, the 29-year-old Portland State University
graduate student has been studying the Gratefu
Alright, I’ve had enough. I’m done trying to figure out how many people are in Typhoon. Let’s just say it’s somewhere around 10 or a few members shy of Sweden’s flagship 28-piece bandI’m From Barcelona. Regardless, the orchestral rock band is up to big things here in Stumptown. ...
Jesus. I can’t say I didn’t expect a barrage of My Bloody Valentine madness given the band’s sudden announcement and release of its first new shoegazing venture in 20-plus years, m b v, back in February, but I certainly didn’t see this one coming....