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Top Five Oregon Music Hall Of Fame Inductees To Know.


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Black ’n BlueThese L.A.-via-Portland rockers found a hit in their 1984 single “Hold on to 18.” Guitarist Tommy Thayer, who will perform at the induction show, also plays with a littl ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 6, 2010 WW MUSIC STAFF

CD Reviews: Hosannas, Joshua English


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Hosannas Together(Tree Farm) [RECORDED BLISS] It hasn’t been the easiest year for Hosannas. The local experimental-pop group has endured two major setbacks—first changing its name after ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 WW MUSIC STAFF

Jack Johnson’s Top 5 Surf Songs


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Jimi Hendrix, “1983…(A Merman I Should Turn to Be)”The way the cymbals are played and the guitar tones paint a pretty accurate underwater soundscape.Pearl Jam, “Amongst the Wa ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 WW MUSIC STAFF

Dirty Projectors

Top Five Marriage-Records Releases So Far.


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David Longstreth on his Marriage Records releases.Thanksgiving, Now It’s All Over Like the Birds (2004)Beautiful early poetry from Portland’s own wunderkind.Spencer Kingman, Spenking (2003 ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 WW MUSIC STAFF

CD Reviews: Soft Metals, Sapient


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Soft Metals The Cold World Melts(Captured Tracks) [OLD SCHOOL SYNTH POP] In the past few years, the synthesizer—conspicuously absent from many of the best songs of the ’90s—has se ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 25, 2010 WW MUSIC STAFF

Top Five Exclusive (And Kind Of Strange) Party Tips

By Andrew W.K.


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5. CHUB UP YOUR PETSIn the a.m., gently feed your animal at least three whole cans of lamb and rice. In the p.m., top him off with chunks of beef and pork. Finally, before bed, massage some fish skin ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 WW MUSIC STAFF

CD Reviews: What Hearts, Purple Rhinestone Eagle


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What Hearts Songs For Marjorie(Self-Released) [FOLK POP] I often wonder: What if Simon and Garfunkel had been women? Actually, the first time I ever wondered that was five minutes ago, while listen ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 28, 2010 WW MUSIC STAFF

CD Reviews: Portland Cello Project, Wishyunu


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Portland Cello Project Thousand Words(Self-Released) [MELLOW CELLO] The CD wrapper says “File Under: Alternative Rock,” but despite the melancholy Elliott Smith cover (the previously un ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 7, 2010 WW MUSIC STAFF

Blues Power VS. Girl Power

Two festivals hit Portland this week: Only one shall exit alive!


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On the surface, Lilith (formerly Lilith Fair) and the Waterfront Blues Festival don’t have much in common. One is a low-key, estrogen-fueled singer-songwriter road show; the other is a predomina ...   More
 
Wednesday, June 30, 2010 WW MUSIC STAFF

CD Reviews: The Harvey Girls, Jon Garcia


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The Harvey Girls I’ve Been Watching A Lot Of Horror Movies Lately(Circle Into Square) [EVASIVE POP] The lyrical imagery that kicks off I’ve Been Watching a Lot of Horror Movies Lately m ...   More
 
Wednesday, June 30, 2010 WW MUSIC STAFF
 

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