Phil Elverum tries to demystify his image while making the best music of his life.
[COUNTRY DARKNESS] It is not unusual for a Mount Eerie
show to be booked thusly: “A kid in a small town in Wisconsin or
whatever will write and want me to come there,” the band’s sole static
[SINGER-SONGWRITER] Few solo artists can
mesmerize a room the way Kaia Wilson does. There’s no one reason for
this. Despite making music for the past two decades, Wilson retains a
Formed: In 2003 in New York City.
Sounds like: A lovely sample platter of mopey rock sounds from the ’80s, ’90s and aughts flipped over and then rubbed into the carpet.
For fans of: Bauhau
[SULTRY POST-POP] Tu Fawning doesn’t really work on paper.
The band is fronted by a guy best known for his work with the
carnivalesque, heavy Portland rock act 31Knots (Joe Haege) and a
No longtime Portlander is surprised to hear there’s great stuff in the outer reaches of Southeast 82nd Avenue. Even so, The Lion’s Eye Tavern (5919 SE 82nd Ave., 774-1468)
comes as a bit of a sh
NewsUPDATE: The Blazers landed number 6 and number 11 in the NBA draft. That's right where the team was predicted to land. So there's that.
The NBA's unique draft lottery is a fancy, even thrilling way of not simply handing the best incoming players to the worst teams. In case you've not been paying attention—and, seriously, you'd be forgiven for not paying attention after tha...
Illmaculate’s long-delayed debut album has guts—now can it find ears?
Greg Poe hasn’t grown any—height-wise—since gracing the cover of WW
in 2009. The Portland MC, better known as Illmaculate, is still
5-foot-5 with a crooked Blazers cap. And while he jokes ab
[SINEWY ROCK] Deer or the Doe should
probably receive some sort of cultural grant for keeping ’90s
underground rock alive and well in Portland well over a decade past its
heyday. Then again, i
Food Cart Reviews
It’s hard to miss the pink-and-yellow
Winnebago at the Northeast corner of Cartlandia. It looks like something
out of a children’s book. With her rosy cheeks and white hair, Jennie
Videos! Some are real new, some we just missed the first time around. Either way, they are something Portland-centric for you to stare at as you wind down the final minutes before your Memorial Weekend begins (we hope). There'll be no time for video-watching in the great outdoors, friends. And, snap, look at the time! We'd better make this quick! Michael the Blind, "Sympathies"In ...