Hit the black lights, weed is almost legal. Forget everything you know about pot culture.
The highs, they are a-changin’.
On Nov. 6, 2012,
America’s relationship with marijuana entered a hazy new era. Two
states, including Oregon’s northern neighbor, voted to legalize pot,
Destroying the Wonder Ballroom and the Portland School of Rock!
MusicRed Fang rules. They rule so hard, in fact, that just one live video won't cut it. Thanks to the folks at Generator, we're gifting you two clips of the Portland stoner metal heroes. The first, from this past Sunday, shows the band destroying a packed and feverish Wonder Ballroom crowd with "Crow...
Four Portland artists critique each other’s new albums.
Everyone’s a critic—even artists, who are
predisposed to hating critics. So, with several major Portland albums
dropping Feb. 19, we let the artists do our jobs for us and take a shot
MusicBim Ditson goes to more shows than you. Don't feel bad: He goes to more shows than just about anyone. And sometimes, he takes pictures with his cell phone. In this new column, we're letting Bim—whom 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 ahea...More
A conversation with Portland’s foremost Soundgarden expert.
If music fandom is measured by the number of times people
have seen their favorite band live, then Matt Reeder is a lousy
Soundgarden fan. He owns 250 bootlegs, all the band’s official releases
The future of hip-hop is living in Seattle. And no, it’s not Macklemore.
[TOMORROW’S HIP-HOP] Like an increasing number of rappers
these days, Tay Sean Brown of Seattle’s Kingdom Crumbs doesn’t listen to
much hip-hop. Not as much as he used to, anyway. Growing up
In theory, Thorne Lounge (4260 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 234-2423, thornelounge.com)
is a rock-’n’-roll bar. Right now, though, the vibe is more adult
contemporary. It’s open-mic night, and at the