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Top Five Ways to Celebrate Russian New Year

by Chervona


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Wish everyone you see a happy new year, and return your neighbor’s garden shears.There is a belief that if your pocket is empty on New Year’s Eve, for the whole year you will be broke. Another   More
 
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 WW MUSIC STAFF

The Best Things I Heard

WW’s music writers pick their favorite Portland songs of the year.


Music Stories
No one is going to miss 2014, least of all Portland’s music scene. It was a year of loss, from people (Linda Hornbuckle, Paul Revere, Pink Martini’s Derek Rieth) to institutions (Slabtown, E   More
 
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 WW MUSIC STAFF

The Awesome, the Awkward and the Awful

Charting the year in Portland music.


Music Stories
THE AWESOME Sleater-Kinney announces reunion and new album.IMAGE: Brigitte Sire Soul singer Ural Thomas, 74, wins WW’s Best New Band poll.IMAGE: James Rexroad  Dead Moon plays its first sh   More
 
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 WW MUSIC STAFF

Best Portland Albums of 2014


Album Reviews
Aan, Amor ad Nauseum (pictured above) It took the better part of a decade, but Aan’s long-awaited debut is a genuine triumph—nine spiraling tracks of nuanced, neo-rock ’n’ roll. Agalloc   More
 
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 WW MUSIC STAFF

Albums We Overlooked in 2014


Album Reviews
Bearcubbin’ Girls With Fun Haircuts (Self-Released)(pictured above) [BUBBLE PROG] To relegate Bearcubbin’ to the ghetto of “math rock” is a big mistake: Odd meters and frenetic rigging as   More
 
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 WW MUSIC STAFF

Stream The Week

A playlist-assisted guide to the week's top concert picks for Dec. 17-23

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Want to see some live music? Below, you'll find our picks for the best concerts coming through Portland this week, along with a Spotify playlist of representative songs from each artist. WEDNESDAY, DEC. 17 Sama Dams, Grandparents, WL [AVANT-ROCK] See our review of Sama Dams' Comfort In Doubt    More
 
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 by WW MUSIC STAFF

Stream The Week

A playlist-assisted guide to the week's top concert picks for Dec. 10-16.

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Want to see some live music? Below, you'll find our picks for the best concerts coming through Portland this week, along with a Spotify playlist of representative songs from each artist. WEDNESDAY, DEC. 10 Spoon, Future Islands, A Giant Dog  [VICTORY LAP] Now that it’s December, and we’ve all had a few months to digest the wonderful new Spoon record, let’s put...   More
 
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 by WW MUSIC STAFF

Stream The Week

A playlist-assisted guide to the week's top concert picks for Dec. 3-9.

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Want to see some live music? Below, you'll find our picks for the best concerts coming through Portland this week, along with a Spotify playlist of representative songs from each artist. WEDNESDAY, DEC. 3 Nick Delffs, Bud Wilson, The Domestics [EXILE ON BELMONT STREET] Though beloved local classic-rock truthers the Shaky Hands are, sadly, a thing of the past, singer Nick Delff...   More
 
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 by WW MUSIC STAFF

Stream The Week

A playlist-assisted guide to the week's best concert picks for Nov. 19-25.

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Want to see some live music? Below, you'll find our picks for the best concerts coming through Portland this week, along with a Spotify playlist of representative songs from each artist.WEDNESDAY, NOV. 19Wampire, Grace Mitchell, Soccer Moms, New Social Outcasts [PSYCH-POP] Bazaar, the second album in two years from Portland house-show heroes-made-good Wampire...   More
 
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 by WW MUSIC STAFF

Stream The Week

A guide and playlist to the week's best concerts, Nov. 12-18

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Want to see some live music? Below, you'll find our picks for the best concerts coming through Portland this week, along with a Spotify playlist of representative songs from each artist. WEDNESDAY, NOV. 12 Mariachi El Bronx, Tijuana Panthers, Pounded by the Surf  [HARDCORE MARIACHI] The Bronx is more than just an average, long-running punk band from L.A. In addit...   More
 
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 by WW MUSIC STAFF
 

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