[PUNK METAL] As the Minutemen’s Mike Watt once observed, a
good song title is worth a thousand lyrics. With Gaytheist, that advice
is well-heeded: Lest anyone feel fatigued by the bulldozing pun
If I told you the new single from Pure Bathing Culture was dreamy and heart-swelling, would you really be surprised? Probably not. And that's what makes "Pendulum," the first song released from the duo's full-length debut, Moon Tides, a perfect choice to introduce the group to a national audience. Last we heard from ...
Interviews with Rani Singh, director of the Harry Smith Archives, and musician Joe McMurrian, organizer of Harry Smith's One Kind Favor: A Tribute Concert to the Anthology of American Folk Music.
This month, proto-hippie shaman and Portland-born polymath Harry Smith turns 90, and his hometown is throwing him a party. Several, in fact. Never mind that he died in 1991: Considering the man’s resume, the milestone deserves a celebration, regardless of where his spirit resides. Along with being an accomplished experimental fi...
So much music. So little page space. Here are some shows we missed in this week's print edition.
MusicWednesday, May 15White Fang, Colleen Green, Heavy Hawaii, Comaserfs [PUNK] Spazzy Portland punks White Fang headline this showcase of West Coast basement-party upstarts. Make sure to get there early for San Diego surf-wavers Heavy Hawaii and, especially, L.A.'s Colleen Green, whose dreamy bedroom pop-punk plays like a stonier version of Best Coast. Star Theater, 1...More
WW's quest to find Portland's best miniature golf course
FeaturesFore! With spring in the air—and with every other fun activity from a Normal American ChildhoodTM having been already co-opted for ironic enjoyment then played out—over the next week WW brings you reviews of Portland-area putt-putt courses. We're also pretty excited about More
You read the review in this week's paper—you read it, right?—now, get your copy of one of the most anticipated local albums of the year at Mississippi Studios!
Despite what the current weather might indicate, a storm is coming, and its name is Sun Angle. Tonight, the Portland super-trio and Best New Band finalist celebrates the release of its first full-length album, Diamond Junk...