R&B belter and Prince band member makes a star of herself in TV debut.
Last night, Portland soul queen Liv Warfield made her TV debut on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and holy hell, this is the kind of performance stars are made from. Flanked by a veritable army of horns, the R&B belter—and New Power G...More
Help the Portland punk institution clear some of its debt, make structural improvements.
Slabtown owner Doug Rogers proudly touts his club's DIY bonafides, which, frankly, were etched into its walls long before he bought the place two years ago. But, as we've learned recently, doing things yourself is a costly endeavor—particularly when you'...
Sunrise Analytical is breaking down marijuana to build better medicine.
Ethan Marshall figures he’s one of the only people in Oregon allowed to handle both money and weed in the same transaction.
official title at Sunrise Analytical, the Portland medical-marijua
After eight years, Portland’s Aan finally releases its debut album.
Bud Wilson shakes his head. He can’t believe it’s taken
this long for his band, the Portland experimental-pop group Aan, to put
out a proper record. EPs and things resembling albums have surfa
UPDATE: Collaborator Bloody Jay explains the Black Portland concept.
Most hip-hop fans—or, at least, hip-hop fans who learn about emerging artists via indie-rock blogs—first discovered Atlanta upstart Young Thug via "Picacho," a wildly idiosyncratic track in which the MC compares his jewelry to a Pokemon character. That song, from Thug'...
A rising St. Johns MC reflects on life during wartime—aka growing up in North Portland.
Asked about growing up black in the whitest major city in
the country, Glenn Waco blurts out Portland demographic figures so
reflexively it’s as if he’s reciting his home address.
Geeks are fighters, not lovers—half the time, anyway. If
they aren’t dreaming up erotic encounters between fictional characters,
they’re fantasizing about those same characters engaged in ha