[GIVE THE SIDEMAN SOME] The latest solo
effort by Mike Coykendall is probably going to be the one that finally
gets this erstwhile backup musician some long overdue attention.
Walking into the world of TBA:12 for the first time was a rather disorienting. The beefy security guards seemed far too on edge for an arts festival. And the staff and volunteers carried the harried and exhausted look in their eyes that I remember seeing in the mirror during the first few months of my son’s life. Smile as they might, you could tell the late nights, and the care and feeding of th...
[VOX HUMANA] I don’t envy any new artist trying to get
themselves noticed these days. Unless they’re packing some major-label
heat, the only way to crack the full-to-bursting head and hard-dri
An electronic-music pioneer thinks outside the box...by putting himself in a big box.
[SOUND AND VISION] If you ever want to hear the sound of
grown men and women reduced to the giggly wonder of 10-year-olds, cue up
some YouTube videos of Amon Tobin’s current live show.
Who doesn't love a little exclusive music to start off a work week? One of our favorite local acts No Kind of Rider have offered up a download of "Arial", a simmering and beautiful track that will be featured on the band's upcoming release Live From The Banana Stand. The album—released as part of a series of live recordings captur...
For all the hard work of the promoters, artists, and clubs here in town, Portland is still not looked upon as the dance/electronic music mecca that it truly is.Don't believe me? How about you listen to this amazing mix put together by Atole of all local synthpop artists. Everyone from Miracles Club to Strategy to Jeffrey Jerusalem to Grapefruit is represented, and it is a 45-minute long ...
You just got into the office. Take a few minutes for yourself and watch some videos. By golly, I think you've earned it. You worked so hard this week! Don't let The Man keep you down. As you know, OMSI has been making connections with the local indie rock scene here and there, bringing in folks to play live on the grounds of the museum as part of their More
Movie Reviews & Stories
Were it not for the footage of news reports edited into
the film, as well as the raft of information out there on the
disappearance of 13-year-old Texan Nicholas Barclay back in 1994, you
On finding a home, getting live and jumping in the river.
[RIVER ROCK] Ray Raposa looks relaxed. Sitting on the back
patio at Vendetta on North Williams Avenue, he has the appropriately
glazed sheen of someone who spent the day soaking in the sun and
We here at Local Cut fully cop to the fact that we had the inside track on this announcement. The organizer of the annual celebration of the dark musical arts that is Fall Into Darkness is one Nathan Carson, a regular freelancer for our music section. But let's be clear here: we would be salivating all over this news if we knew Nathan or not. Because of his connections in the worldwide metal ...