[LOVE STONED] In describing the aesthetic of the Memories’
second batch of basement-pop balladry, “lo-fi” doesn’t quite cut it: If
it turned out the band fashioned its four-track into a sm
The Etsy shirt design that sparked a bazillion other Internet parodies. Bonus points for the “Meow War” spinoff.Black Fag
Don’t freak out: It’s a gay Black Flag cover band from, ahe
Like basketball? Like bands? Like winning stuff? Then this is the contest for you!
It's not March, but Rigsketball is certainly madness. Now in its third year, the makeshift local-music basketball tournament, organized by the boozy punk army known as And And And and played at various locations around town on a hoop affixed to its tour van, is nearly as much ...
Chris Newman shouldn’t be here. Not in
Portland, not in the yellow house near Mount Tabor where he lives with
his girlfriend and her daughter, not leaning back in a chair in his
Napalm BeachBy the time punk hit, Chris Newman was
already in his 20s. Instead of disregarding the music of his youth, he
filtered it through the velocity of the time, and laid the groundwork
Cooper was born a barge-loader’s daughter. Now she’s sharing a stage with rock royalty.
If Nichole Lynn Cooper runs into Robert Plant backstage at
the Waterfront Blues Festival, she has one hell of an icebreaker. Just
before leaving Portland to attempt making it in Nashville, the
[ELECTRO DREAM POP] There’s nothing all that wild about Wild Ones. If you’re looking for truth in advertising, Keep It Safe,
the title of the quartet’s debut album, is a better indicator of wh
Who do the Oregon Zoo’s rock-’n’-roll animals dig more: Huey Lewis, The B-52s or the Go-Go’s?
The animals of the Oregon Zoo might as well be living in Guantanamo Bay—or at least in the town from Footloose.
Within the animals’ gilded cages, rock ’n’ roll is contraband: A sign