The little Portland-centric radio station that quite possibly could is almost a reality—it just needs a $40,000 assist.
It seems like Portland has been hearing about XRAY.FM forever. So imagine how Jeff Hylton Simmons feels: He's been working to get the free-form, community-centered radio station off the ground for the last seven years. More
Blog offers albums new and old from Stumptown bands past and present.
'Tis the season for giving…yourself free local music! Aptly-named local blog Wants To Give You has asked bands new, old and defunct to contribute albums and songs (also both new and old) for free downloads during the holidays. Material uploaded so far includes albums from bands whose names will ring familiar to old-school scenesters...
It's been two years since Erika M. Anderson swept in from whatever tornado of fuzz and grime carried her up to Portland from Los Angeles and deposited her on the doorstep of the indie-rock world at large. In 2011, EMA released her first solo record, Past Life Martyred Saints, and for a minute there, her bristling, serrated doom-folk w...
Put these videos in your eyes and…uh…see 'em! Red Fang, "Blood Like Cream"Good to know that no matter how big stoner-metal kings get Red Fang, they remain Portland as fuck. The video for the catchiest (head)banger off third album Whales & Leeches is another Whitey McC...More
Portland's Hip-Hop Ambassador throws "The Greatest Toy Drive Ever" this Saturday.
Somehow,this listing was left out of today's print edition, but it certainly deserves some shine—for the lineup alone, not to mention that it's a toy drive. And not just any toy drive: The Greatest Toy Drive Ever, apparently.[RAPS-GIVING] Cool Nutz is for the children. For years now, the Mayor of Portland Hip-Hop has...
Pere Ubu’s David Thomas isn’t a jerk. He’s just smarter than you.
There’s been a nasty rumor going around the last, oh, 35
years or so, that David Thomas, founder of the pioneering art-punk band
Pere Ubu, is an asshole. Like his early inspiration, Lou Reed, th
Former WW editor Michael Mannheimer creates an Internet meme at last night's Blazers game. We made it, y'all!
All right, I know we've overloaded a bit on Drake this week here at LocalCut, but we'd be remiss in not mentioning this brilliant (if I do say so myself, and I do) sign from last night's Blazers game, mocked up by former WW Assistant Music Editor Michael Mannheimer reading "OKC: Softer Than Drake." It apparently m...