Beats Per Week

Portland's Best Dance Music Options, Feb. 20-26


In this column, WW music calendar and contributing writer Mitch Lillie helps the discerning club-goer put together their weekly calendar by compiling Portland's best dance-music options for the next seven days. Turn up, tune in, drop the bass. — If you missed Mykki Blanco last year, shame on you. You can still redeem yourself by catching Blanco’s touring DJ Zakmatic at Club Chemtrail ...   More
Thursday, February 20, 2014 MITCH LILLIE

Video: "Let's Get Wealthy," Cassow


Portland rapper Cassow has a good eye. You can tell by the lens-flared, candy-painted album cover he chose for 2012's Future Classic. You can also tell by the quality of his videos, which usually try to infuse some color in our otherwise grey-toned city. His newest, "Let's Get Wealthy," is no different and perhaps his best yet. Directed by Noah Porter, who Cassow worked with on a short film ...   More
Monday, January 6, 2014 REED JACKSON

Album Review: Cassow

Future Classic (Frsh Slcts)

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[PO-HOP] Portland rapper Cassow (pronounced KAH-so, as in Picasso) has fast become known for his ability to rap thought-provoking lyrics, but it was one of his recent tweets that had a big effect    More
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 REED JACKSON

Portland Hip-Hop is Having a Big Month


A handful of items of note from the local hip-hop world, in case you, like me, are bad at Twitter. Seriously, I can't remember a time when this much good stuff was pending or seeing release all at the same time, so I had to give it one big rundown. Lots of free music here, so get your ears and your clicking-finger ready.But first, two items:1. I have very specifically avoided chiming in on the Luck-One/DJ ...   More
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 CASEY JARMAN


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