10 Portland artists local music experts think you must hear.
In Portland, if you build a music venue, the bands will come.
And if you pave it over and put up condos? Well, the bands will find a warehouse, basement or Ethiopian restaurant to play in.
Best New Band
POINTS: 71.5FORMED: 2013SOUNDS LIKE: The house band for the end of the world playing the last basement party on Earth.On the patio of the Cement Building, the
austere, gray rehearsal complex under t
Best New Band
POINTS: 45FORMED: Started performing in 2012.SOUNDS LIKE: Going one toke over the line and challenging your subconscious fears to a rap battle—and losing.Myke Bogan’s parents just don’t understa
“Did you see what I put on Instagram?” Carrie Brownstein
asks the table at the Observatory, a homey bistro in Portland’s
Montavilla neighborhood, where she and her once-again bandmates, dr
Modest Mouse, Beirut, Belle and Sebastian, Twin Shadow, Danny Brown and more coming to Waterfront Park in August.
Well, here it is: Your MusicfestNW lineup. I know, I know: "The festival's changed, man." But while it's definitely downsized, there's still a ton to like about what's coming to Waterfront Park in August. Modest Mouse, Beirut, Foster the People and Belle and Sebastian are the big names, but as usual, the true highlights are in the undercard: Danny Brown, Battles, Lady Lamb,...More