America is more tolerant than it used to be. Case in
point: Aesop Rock. These days, he packs clubs with his dense, cerebral
rhymes—at least when he’s not canceling shows because of broken ribs
Nirvana (2/09/1990, Pine Street Theatre)Appended to Sub Pop’s 20th anniversary edition of Bleach
in 2009, this show captures an epochal band winding down the “regional
upstarts” phase of its
Looking at Portland's Denver—yes, that's an odd construction, I know—you get an idea of what they might sound like: large mustaches, pearl snap-up shirts, cowboy boots, an ever-present bottle of Jim Beam. If you say, "alt-country," well, you'd be wrong. Denver, in fact, plays straight-up country—boot-scootin' honky-tonk that doesn't loo...
See Portland through the eyes of local music's biggest fan.
MusicBim Ditson goes to more shows than you. Don't feel bad: He goes to more shows than just aboutanyone. And sometimes, he takes pictures with his cell phone. In this new column, we're letting Bim—who you might know as the drummer for garage-pop misfits And And And—show you where he's been and who he's seen this week, and tell you where to go and who to see in the week ahead. You s...More
How culture shock created Portland’s busiest musician.
When David “Papi” Fimbres’ mother was pregnant with him,
she knew her child was special. A shaman told her so. She already had
two children, but this one, she was told, would be born with pr
Years active: 1990-95, 1997-99, 2012-present
Sounds like: Hardcore at the dawn of the alternative era, when the production got bigger, the riffs beefier and the melodies hookier.
Original members: A
Movie Reviews & Stories
Talk about a misfire. Gangster Squad talks
about it a few times. “Don’t aim for where it is,” one character, a
quick shot with a Sam Elliott mustache, instructs another after he
misses a m