It’s time to admit that punk rock failed. In terms of
widespread cultural revolution, punk and its offspring now sit at the
losers’ table with the hippies, watching as hip-hop and electronic
Sufjan Stevens’ new record might be his “Oregon album,” but don’t expect to see him in ads for the tourism bureau any time soon.
“I forgive you,
mother, I can hear you/ And I long to b
“Whooooooooa!” A dozen heads turn toward the
potbellied man in the white NASCAR hat and Jimmy Buffett tour T-shirt
standing in the doorway. “I like the light in here!” At last, they’ve
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: