Who is Rynne Stump, and how the hell did she get her own music festival?
As Andy Warhol said, “Everyone gets their
15 minutes of fame—and, in the future, their own music festival.” But
when Rynne Stump persuaded Mississippi Studios to let her book a night
[FLOATING FUNK] When they first emerged a
few years ago, the members of Swahili were psychedelic sound-painters
whose work implied rhythm more often than actually providing any. With
Ghostface Killah, the Sonics, Roky Erickson and others to play venues across the city.
Wrap your heart of glass in a sweater, Portland: Blondie and Weezer are headlining Project Pabst. The second annual three-day music festival, put on by the brewer of Portland's favorite cheap lager, has announced the lineup for its outdoor portion, again taking place at Zidell Yards under the Ross Island Bridge, on July 17-19, with the...
Who: Shane Wright (production, vocals).
Sounds like: Someone bought those murderous demon children from David Cronenberg’s The Brood a bunch of synthesizers and loop pedals and introduced them to
[GHOST OF PUNK PAST] In 1993, the year of this live
recording issued for the first time by Voodoo Doughnut’s boutique record
label, the grandparents of Portland punk would’ve been a spry 44
Now with Cloud Nothings, Ex Hex, King Tuff , Thundercat and more.
Last year, Pickathon, Portland's best small-scale music festival, seemed to learn a valuable lesson. After flirting with bigger-name headliners, the festival went back to a broader lineup of mostly smaller acts, interspersing Pitchfork-approved indie-rockers with the Americana artists that once made up the bulk of the weekend, and seemed to find a new a...
No one threw a couch out a window. No one needed to get stitches. Everyone’s clothes stayed on, and the chandelier hanging above the venue floor survived unscathed. But it was still the Replacements—or, at least, Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson playing the Replacements, which is good enough for me. And, as much as one could hope or expect in 2015, the show at the Crystal Ballroom on Frida...More