Black Pussy is Portland’s most controversial band.
Whoever thought a band calling itself Black Pussy could be controversial?
Dustin Hill, apparently. When he bestowed the Google-unfriendly name on
his stoner-rock project t
Until the 2013 NBA Finals, I’d never seen anyone I know cry over sports.
And then came Game 7
of the series between the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat. After
Tim Duncan uncharacteristi
Filmed in Washington, featuring a Portland rapper-producer and directed by Will Vinton's son.
Over the NBA All-Star break, Damian Lillard went on the radio and wowed the basketball blogosphere with his rhyme skills. No less an authority than MTV's Sway declared him the best rapper in the league, and most were apt to agree. But another Blazer alum has thrown hi...
This might read like minor heresy, but Smokey Robinson is the quintessential Motown artist—more than Stevie, Marvin, the Supremes or the Temptations. For one thing, he wrote songs for almost all the rest of them. And whereas those other legends’ greatest achievements came in defiance of Berry Gordy’s well-oiled machine, Robinson’s trove of hits defined the sound of the label, if...
As avid Blazers fans know, Damian Lillard likes to rap. That's not unique among NBA players, of course, but #0 takes it a step further. Ever since he came into the league, Lillard has helmed a weekly online rap battle, 4 B...More
To borrow a phrase inadvertently coined onstage by Alialujah Choir's Adam Shearer, last night was a "monumentous" moment in Portland music: the first ever show at the new Revolution Hall. Sure, it was a "soft opening"—a sneak preview before the venue formally gets going in April—but after a year of what seemed like daily c...
Good news, everyone: MusicfestNW is happening again! Portland's largest music festival returns to Tom McCall Waterfront Park, where it moved last year, Aug. 21-23. Unlike last year, the weekend will kick off on Friday, with bands playing the waterfront that evening. No word on acts yet, but More