Portland music-scene fixture Joe Haege returns this
week to premiere new 31Knots songs—which his own bandmate, Jay
Winebrenner, will be hearing for the first time and giving commentary on
Iron and Wine (April 2004)
This was such a joyous and encouraging night in our early
days. A capacity crowd poured in, packed themselves politely into the
room, and fell into a perfect hush for t
Mysteriously quiet for the bulk of 2012,
YG Entertainment’s 2NE1 are one of a thimbleful of Korean groups to have
performed in the U.S. The group hopes to reclaim home territory
So much music (especially this week). So little page space. Here are some shows we missed in this week's print edition.
Wednesday, May 22Akron/Family, Avi Buffalo, M. Geddes Gengras [PSYCH YOUR MIND] Akron/Family actually has more ties to Portland than the city in Ohio—drummer Dana Janssen is a Rose City transplant—but no matter: The band's new, senses shredding psychedelic opus Sub Verses, like much of the group's output, doesn't have roots in any particular place oth...
“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