“This was our ‘farewell’ performance at a truck-stop bar
in North Portland. After the band’s five-year run, I was leaving
Portland to return to Austin, Texas. The somewhat straight-laced r
WW contributors Nathan Carson and Emilee Booher share their favorite moments from Austin.
Matthew Singer wasn't the only Willamette Week writer at this year's South By Southwest. Here are how two other contributors, Nathan Carson and Emilee Booher, experienced the festival.Nathan Carson's Top 10 Favorite Moments from SXSW 2013 1. Nik Turner performing Hawkwind's Space Ritual on a four-foot high sta...
“This is a picture from the end of our first-ever West
Coast tour. We were so excited for this one. We had played absolutely
empty venues in California prior to this. We drove from San
The “post-national bass dance party,” founded by
Anjali, E3 and the Incredible Kid in 2003, started at Holocene just a
few months after the club opened, and over the years has introduced a
At Tom McCall Waterfront Park during an Iraq War protest, March 20, 2003.
“The band was put together for a party on March 4, 2003.
On March 20, we joined the anti-Iraq War protest, figuring that we just
learned these seven songs, and since we called ourselves a ‘mar
Her performance of “Spell” that night, during which this photo was taken, appeared on the 2002 compilation Land. Photographer Jeff Bizzell recalls what happened after the show:
“[Patti Smith] c
I love the hot tropical weather we get in New Orleans. I couldn’t ever live anywhere cold.
Po’boys on every cornerI grew up on these. Can’t live without my hometown cuisine.
Forever Changes, LoveThis album took me years to understand properly. The
denseness of it is something that can’t be digested on the first listen.
Arrangement, melody, lyrics, instrumentation—
How we welcomed 2013. Naturally, it involved the Dandy Warhols and cheese fries.
MusicGarry Marshall lied to us. New Year's Eve is not a magical evening. No one gets stuck in an elevator with Ashton Kutcher. Robert de Niro's dying wish is not to watch the Times Square ball drop one final time. No one wants to make out with Katherine Heigl. It's nothing but an excuse for public intoxication and screaming an...