A 21-year-old Brit is stretching the boundaries of radio pop. It’s time you learned her name.
Charlotte Aitchison, the pop singer who performs as Charli XCX, has a runaway hit on her hands, though you wouldn’t know it.
Well, you’d know Icona Pop’s “I Love It” if you heard it on t
No matter how many albums Martin Rev has released since he started playing music in the late '70s, he will always be remembered as the sunglass-clad noisemaker from the band Suicide. The duo's bleak and uncompromising sound, fed by the tinny pulse of an early drum machine, an overm...
Although he has maintained a healthy solo career,
Martin Rev will forever be known for his work in Suicide, the post-punk,
proto-industrial duo he started in New York with vocalist Alan Vega. In
Just prior to a particularly hot set by trumpeter Dave Douglas and his quintet, Portland Jazz Festival Executive Director Don Lucoff took to the stage at Jimmy Maks this past Friday to announce some of the lineup for the 2014 edition of the Portland Jazz Festival. Taking place from February 20th to Ma...More
Movie Reviews & Stories
Kathleen Hanna’s life story is filled
with enough incident and drama to fill a week’s worth of feature-length
documentaries. She survived a strange and sometimes abusive upbringing,
Black Tar Prophecies Vols. 4, 5 & 6 (Temporary Residence)
[AVANT-GARDE EPHEMERA] For those unfamiliar with the mythology of Portland experimental rock troupe Grails, Black Tar
is the catchall name for the various limited-edition releases that the
The video for "Andro Queen," a new track from alt-rock survivors Pixies, doesn't actually feature anyone from the band. Instead, this artful little clip from director Ondi Timoner brings you along on a hallucinatory journey through the 2013 edition of More
The rather restrained, almost minimalist jazz of the Claudia Quintet has much to do with the group's instrumentation: Its melodies are often carried by clarinet, accordion or vibraphone. But the meditative qualities of the group's musicare also driven by the playing of band leader John Hollenbeck, and the manner in ...
Formed: 1981 in London.
Sounds like: That stinging kick of reality that creeps in as you’re trying to lose yourself on the dance floor.
For fans of: Erasure, Goldfrapp, Kylie Minogue.
[HIP-HOP] Like any good hip-hop label/production company compilation, there's a great sense of cohesion to this collection of tracks centered on the Trust No One collective. The production throughout has a warm soulfulness to it that leans heavily on the spirit of '70s R&B and funk: the Zapp & Roger-style talk box vocals on OverFlow...