Why did Cyndi Lauper hate her Goonies song so much?
The Goonies weren’t good enough for Cyndi Lauper.
sure, she’s on record stating the opposite. But for the better part of
30 years, the iconic, baby-voiced singer of “Girls Just Want to
New budget cuts hit Portland State University's student-run radio station, continuing its "slow slide into irrelevancy."
At a time when local community radio is beginning to thrive, the influence of college radio in Portland continues to shrink, particularly where KPSU is concerned. Last week, Portland State University's campus radio station had its budget for the upcoming academic term slashed by almost 40 percent, removing two paid staff positi...
Professional wrestling isn’t the first
thing that springs to mind when thinking of songwriter John Darnielle
(even though “the Mountain Goats” is a totally viable tag-team name).
Gotta have that funk? This is the label to get it from.
Before he started his own record label,
James Vance had already tried his hand at just about everything you
would expect of someone who grew up submerged in hip-hop culture:
Before she could love again, Corrina Repp had to suffer. She’s used to it, though.
When Corrina Repp finishes a project, she is truly
finished with it. Nine years ago, after completing her last solo record,
she and her boyfriend, 31Knots’ Joe Haege, formed the noir-pop group
It was the best of polls, it was the worst of polls. This year's Best New Band issue contained multitudes. Our annual survey of Portland's local music connoisseurs produced a list with great bands, more hip-hop artists than ever before—and only a single woman. It's a gross aberration, given how we...
Every year, in the spirit of transparency—and to make it perfectly clear that Best New Bandis a poll, not an arbitrary list—we publish the ballots of every Best New Band voter. What follows is that list of voters names, titles and the bands or artists that they casted votes for. If the ...
1. Copy (No. 1, 2006)
The keytar-wielding, video-game-hero-come-to-life is releasing his first album in five years this week (see review).
2. Valet (No. 3, 2008)
In June, Honey Owens’ etherea