Cuts of the Week

The five must-hear new songs from Portland artists this week.

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Each week, LocalCut collects the best new Portland music and puts it all in one place for you, the faithful reader, to enjoy. It's like The Week In Rock, with less Tabitha Soren. 1. Lost Lander, “Gemini” Lost Lander’s “Gemini” proves there is still much to be explored when it comes to electronic-inflected indie-rock. The duality between the layered M83-esque bridges and the ...   More
Monday, February 16, 2015 WW MUSIC STAFF

Video Roundup: Weather Machine! Sassparilla! Radiation City! Mndsgn!

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Images for your eyes, ears, noise and throat. Take it—it's good for you. It's cold and flu season, after all. The Weather Machine, "Back O'er Oregon" How did Slater Smith of Portland folk group the Weather Machine spend 2013? Visiting every friggin' state park in Oregon. As you might guess, that's a lot of damn parks. And just in case you don't believe him, he's made a video to prove he actually ...   More
Thursday, December 5, 2013 by Matthew Singer

The Basement Tapers

Banana Stand’s eternal house party.

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A lot of people know where Aaron Colter and Louie Herr live. It’s a nondescript white house in a Southeast Portland neighborhood they would rather not have publicized, even though, at this poi   More
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER


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