Rasheed Jamal has a lot on his mind. He put it all on his great new album.
A conversation with Rasheed Jamal is like falling down a
Wikipedia rabbit hole. One minute you’re talking about Allen Iverson
shoe commercials, then caste systems, then Jean Baudrillard’s Si
It's Carrie Brownstein's year. The rest of us are only living in it. You already can't escape her on television (Portlandia just wrapped its fifth season, and got renewed for two more), nor in the music press (Sleater-Kinney's first album in a decade, No Cities to Love, came out in ...
The Portland-based band is the subject of an online petition declaring its name "racist and sexist."
A few weeks ago, Willamette Weekdeclared Black Pussy "Portland's most controversial band," a designation based pretty much entirely on its moniker. At that point, it was a controversy mostly contained within the Portland music scene. Since then, as the band has departed on a countrywid...
Rappers age, but Warren G’s 21-year-old gangsta classic is timeless.
In most situations, jumping into a
back-alley dice game with a bunch of strangers is a spectacularly bad
idea. But for Warren G, it turned out to be the best decision of his
For a ge
Who: Ryan Lynch (guitars), Matthew Zimmerman (vocals), Jeremiah Hayden (drums).
Sounds like: Thurston Moore and Iggy Pop tripping around Joshua Tree, in a sci-fi mockumentary directed by Steve Albini
Three years after leaving school for the NBA, the Blazers point guard has earned a degree in technical sales from Weber State in Utah.
Just call him Big-Brain Dame. Three years after leaving Weber State University—the obscure mid-major in Ogden, Utah, that recruited him out of high school—to enter the NBA draft, Damian Lillard is about to become a college graduate. Between elevating the Blazers to championship contention, signingMore
Also, check out video of Hustle and Drone performing at last year's festival.
Are you in a band? Then you probably want to be on the PDX Pop Now compilation, right? Well, if you dilly-dallied this year, you've been given a reprieve: The deadline for submissions has been extended until March 15. Each year, the all-ages, all-Portland music festival assembles a two-disc set of songs from local artists in advance of its lineup announcement. Songs are submitted vi...