The cruel and unusual—and, ultimately, cathartic—creation of Monica Metzler.
I’m talking to Monica Metzler by phone
from the back of my Forester, where I’m huddled away from the cold in a
makeshift bed. My friend and I had arrived on the coast the day before,
Who: Mila “Kahlo” Kokich (rapper), Neka Perini (singer, producer)
Sounds like: The raw frustration of Eminem’s identity crisis encountering the soulful wisdom of Adele, with Skrillex on the dec
Who: Bailey Winters (vocals, drums, bass, production), Johnny Zeigler (keyboards, drums, bass, production).
Sounds like: The disco love child of R. Kelly and Flight of the Conchords.
Teardrop Cocktail Lounge 1015 NW Everett St., 445-8109, teardroplounge.com. 4 pm-12:30 am Monday-Thursday, 4 pm-2 am Friday-Saturday. The Teardrop Lounge offers a roster of meticulously crafted libati
Florida Room435 N Killingsworth St., 287-5658. 3 pm-2 am daily.Florida Room isn’t subtle. The exit lever on the front door says, “Get Out,” while an ever-changing marquee on Killingsworth freque
Movie Reviews & Stories
Brandy Alexander’s newest
client has been charged with raping his 12-year-old daughter. Alexander,
a public defender in rural Georgia, expects him to tell her why the
accusation is wrong, why
Music StoriesWho: Colin Jenkins (vocals, guitar, percussion), Steve Amon (keyboards), Richard Bennett (bass), Lee Ritter (drums).
Sounds like: A ’60s lounge band from Miami time-warped to present-day Portland.
For fans of: Frank Sinatra, the Beach Boys, Pink Martini.
Why you care: Colin Jenkins chronicles Portland
weirdness through Rio Grands’ forthcoming
[ELECTRO-SHOEGAZE] Battleme started as a single acoustic
country ballad called “Burn This Town,” which received heavy airplay
after its inclusion in the second-season finale of Sons of Anarchy
Endless Love took its sweet, sweet time before screening for press. And then once it eventually screened, it really did never seem to end.Critic's Grade: DEndless Love is 2014’s first contribution to the catalog of sexed-up tweenie love dramas, and in all its idealistic idiocracy and over-the-top affirmations of “soul mates,” it best serves as a reminder that Hollywood h...
WW’s music staff picks its favorite local albums of 2013.
Blitzen Trapper, VII
A consistently suggestive blend of robust
alt-country and catchy guitar-picking from Portland’s resident kings of
genre-roving Americana. (GS)
Epp, Chrome Plated Chronicle