What is Health Goth?
Something between an Internet meme, an ironic joke and a
real-life fashion trend, whose aesthetic is best summed up as
“sportswear for cyberpunks.” Though the term “g
Kansas-based hate group plans to protest outside Moda Center this Saturday.
Everyone's (least) favorite extremist Christian trolls, the Westboro Baptist Church, are coming to Portland this weekend, and have announced their intent to take in a Blazers game. Excuse me, that should read take on a Blazers game. According to a press release faxed to the WW office, the Topeka-based ministr...
Man, if I would've known Divers were finally putting out an album this year, they totally would've made our Most Anticipated Portland Albums of 2015 list. So let's amend that now: The anthemic punk four-piece is releasing Hello Hello (via former WW Music Editor Casey Jarman's More
Ranking the most-anticipated local albums of the coming year.
If there were a Geiger counter to
subjectively measure the year in music, the results would say that 2014
was not a particularly great one. Outside of D’Angelo finally emerging
from the wild
Oh, the things musicians record over the holidays to get away from the relatives for a few hours!
Got 17 minutes and some mind-altering substances to spare? Then take a moment to decompress from the holidays with Unknown Mortal Orchestra. Last year around this time, the Portland-via-New Zealand psych-pop trio uploaded a 22-minute ambient drift called "SB-01...
Maybe it’s childhood church services, or maybe it’s just memories
cribbed from movies, but there’s something reassuring about being in a
large, ornate room during the holidays. A space that
Alialujah Choir, Wild Ones and Dan Savage to inaugurate new Southeast Portland venue in February.
Revolution Hall isn't officially opening until April, but the new venue currently under construction inside the former Washington High School in Southeast Portland has announced a handful of shows for ...More
The city's Independent Police Review has released its investigation of the Portland Police Bureau's handling of local hip-hop shows—and finds that city regulators, police officers and state liquor officials don't have a "unified policy" in dealing with concerts. The review was sparked by a March incident where Portland-based rapper Illmaculate More
With Deeper Well Records, Evan Way wants to broaden the definition of "Christian music"
Not all Christian music is created equal, especially on Deeper Well Records. The label, started by Evan Way of Portland-via-L.A. folk-rock group the Parson Red Heads, was founded to combat the
[GARAGE POP] Zaniness is an underrated quality in rock ’n’
roll. It reached peak value around the Lollapalooza era, then plummeted
in the late ’90s as the market flooded with neo-swing ban