Portland artists cover classic Portland songs for PDX Pop Now!
[PORTLAND MUSIC] Why shouldn’t the navel-gazingest city in
the country have a compilation of its current bands covering important
bands from its past? We’ve got our own TV show, after all.&nbs
[INDIE ROCK] Somewhere between And And And’s carefree,
swaggering basement pop and Typhoon’s controlled and confessional rock
operettas, Pheasant is holding its ground. The local quintet’s s
U.S. pinball’s top two players face off in Portland.
One might assume when the United States’ first- and
second-ranked pinball pros hit the same tournament, it’s all strobe
lights and smoke machines and Zoolander-esque ego. Not so, says Seattle
I think of Fletch as a sunny film noir.
Though Chevy Chase prefers Lakers jerseys to crumpled suits and plays a
slacker newspaperman rather than a two-bit detective, the film is
Jazz Conversation: Roy Nathanson & Curtis Fowlkes with Marty Hughley, Sunday, Feb. 19, at The Art BarThese Jazz Passengers know an awful lot about the New York
scene, and hopefully they’ve got
A handful of items of note from the local hip-hop world, in case you, like me, are bad at Twitter. Seriously, I can't remember a time when this much good stuff was pending or seeing release all at the same time, so I had to give it one big rundown. Lots of free music here, so get your ears and your clicking-finger ready.
But first, two items:
1. I have very specifically avoided chiming in...More
I will not be live-blogging tonight's Blazers/Wizards Valentine's Day matchup (too busy being romantic, I'm afraid), but I didn't want to leave you empty-handed. So tonight I give you A Lover's Guide to Portland's Valentine's Day Match-up. It is aimed at the fellas, but please feel free to switch all the gender-specific terminology to suit your needs.
I don't have one of those little Daily Quotation calendars on my desk, but sometimes when I'm feeling hard up for writing ideas, I'll go to one of those awful ad-swamped quotation websites and try to find some strength (or just crib an idea) from the words of wiser men. Danny Seim, whom you know as Menomena's singer-percussionist, did the same thing when looking for inspiration for More
So I'm having a bit of trouble with the picture, which is coming from my phone (I drew it on my way to the game, on the bus...it is horrible). But we're about to tip-off here at the Rose Garden! Panic time!
10:27There we go. Ray Felton scores Portland's first basket, and he's the guy who we weren't sure we'd see in uniform tonight. Nice work, Ray Ray. Why do people named Ray get nicknamed Ray R...
Portland musicians present and defend their favorite sex jams.
Most Portland musicians don’t want to talk about doing it.
Or so it seemed when we asked dozens of Portland musicians about their
favorite sex songs. Like with so many other topics, it’s all i