Man of Steel makes clear Superman just wasn’t made for these times.
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Seventy-five years ago, as the Greatest Generation geared
up to save the planet from tyranny, a figure of Christ-like perfection
standing up for Earth’s right to exist was precisely what pop cul
Who’s playing Warped Tour? Beats us. So we went to the mall to find out.
Nothing makes a 30-year-old music writer feel like a
decrepit, out-of-touch sack of dust more than scanning a Warped Tour
lineup. The hordes of pierced, tatted and asymmetrically coiffed
For a rootless roots musician, words are very unnecessary.
Somewhere on Marisa Anderson’s résumé is
the phrase, “Once portrayed the ass-end of a jaguar.” It was the
mid-1990s, a few years after the Northern California-born guitarist
"The mouth is an open wound,” sings Kelli Schaefer on her
new EP, and the 28-year-old Portland enchantress lets hers bleed all
over these four spectral songs. On 601, Schaefer’s already unado
Reel Big Fish (pictured)Ska is overdue for another ironic revival, but until it
actually happens, the average Warped-goer is going to wonder what the
paunchy Ace Ventura impersonator playing music
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Some people have a problem with Philadelphia. How anyone
could dislike the city that gave us Questlove and the Allen Iverson
“practice” speech is beyond me, personally. Maybe it has to do wi
Jeff Hylton Simmons can see the finish
line. Seven years ago, the 37-year-old Midwest transplant, sound
engineer and broadcaster hatched the idea for a free-form,
Portland-inspired terrestrial r
The conflict: Two members of hip-hop’s greatest
dynasty, the Wu-Tang Clan, are coming to Portland, vying for your
hard-earned dolla, dolla bills, y’all, on two successive nights. Times
Animal Collective, Shuggie Otis, Diplo, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Fred Armisen and more headline the city-wide, summer-ending blowout.
Welp, I'm already exhausted.This year's MusicfestNW lineup is out, and it's bigger than ever: Six days, 150 bands, 16 venues. As usual, Trevor Solomon has put together a stellar collection of talent (and I'm not just saying that because his office is in the same building, though this is where we remind you that WW puts on the festiv...