Let’s be honest: You’re not going to remember New Year’s
Eve. Any money you spend to get into a show that night will be flushed
out of your consciousness and down the toilet on a wave of tha
[GOOF POP] You know Con Bro Chill is readying for a video
shoot when it looks like a rainbow exploded in the band’s garage.
Neon-colored duct tape—a motif running through the five YouTube hits
Or should that be Gogo Gadget Fundraiser? Anyway: Help save Portland's all-ages institution!
It sounds like the plot to a Step It Up sequel: Backspace—the last remaining Portland all-ages music venue that, after nine-plus years in business, could conceivably be called a local institution—must raise $10,000 by early January or face eviction. According to club owner Eric Robison, the investment company that...
Portland needs more artists like Michele Wylen. She's not an earnest folky or a quirk-riddled indie rocker. Welcome to Human Nature, her debut full-length—which she celebrates the release of this Saturday at Someday Lounge—is an unapologetic, honest-to-goodness, radio-ready pop album. ...
For 15 years, Pinehurst Kids have been Portland's answer to Superchunk, churning out clenched-fist, full-throated power-punk with sticky melodies, dirt-simple arrangements and not a single frill to be found. And if it ain't broke, yadda yadda yadda. "Nobody Talks," the title track fro...
Fifty-plus years on, a tireless bluesman is still searching for the crossroads.
[BLUES] Guitar Shorty gets no respect.
that’s not entirely true. Among hardcore disciples of the blues, the
73-year-old singer and guitarist—did you think he played flugelhorn?—i