Like a lot of teenagers in the early aughts, Kelli
Schaefer escaped the suburbs of her hometown of Battle Ground, Wash., by
crossing the Columbia River into Portland to visit the Meow Meow
Holy shit, it looks like it's really happening. According to sources—including the always reliable Adrian Wojnarowksi at Yahoo Sports—the Blazers rumored trade for Charlotte Bobcats forward Gerald Wallace is now official, just minutes after the trade deadline. We'll have more details as they emerge, or when Twitter stops crashin...
Will it snow? Will the Blazers make a trade? Did Michael Jordan really get cold feet at the last minute and pull out of a deal that would send prized forward/defensive beast Gerald Wallace to Portland?
[PDX SLUDGE] Scan the liner notes of local metal outfit Rabbits’ new record, Lower Forms, and you’ll find a surprising note: Lower Forms
was recorded at Type Foundry studios. For the uninitiated, this is
The secret is out there, if you look hard enough. Ever since the mysterious Portland-based project Unknown Mortal Orchestra debuted last year with the rousing (and oddly spelled) pysch-pop gem "Ffunny Ffrends," the blog-world has been clamoring to put a name and face behind one of the most promising Portland acts to appear in a long time. There has been all sorts of speculation (The band is from N...
Back in October, local songwriter (and sometime LocalCut contributor) Nick Jaina took to Kickstarter to raise the funds for an album he recorded of his songs by local female artists like Laura Gibson, Jolie Holland, and Corrina Repp. After a month, Jaina raised enough money to release the album, but due to a funny incentive—anyone who donated over $100 received a CD of three cover songs of their...
The secret of Blouse is no more. Back when I wrote a "Cut of the Day" for my favorite new Portland act, I talked about how the identity of the band wasn't as important as the dreamy, aching nostalgia you could hear in both their tracks. Today Pitchfork offshoot Altered Zones ...