Photo Review: Panther, Copy, E*Rock at Bunk Bar, Aug. 8


In real time, 2006 was not that long ago. In Portland music time, it might as well be the Stone Age. The scene turns over so fast here that this year's model is often next year's nostalgia. On Aug. 3, three of the most popular local artists from the tail end of the Bush administration staged a miniature reunion at Bunk Bar. Not that any of them really went away to begin with. Eric Mast, a.k.a. ...   More
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 by Matthew Singer

Family Function

Meet the Salas-Humaras.

Music Stories
Walter Salas-Humara and Charlie Salas-Humara have nothing in common.  Well, except for the last name, of course. And Charlie’s dad, who happens to be Walter’s brother. In musical terms,   More
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

LEAK: Ylang Ylang, "Haunted Seeds" (Self-Released)

There is very little about Ylang Ylang—a new local "supergroup" based on the songwriting of former Panther and the Planet the frontman Charlie Salas-Humara and featuring drummer Jake Morris (Joggers, the Shaky Hands), bassist Ricci Swift (Patterns) and viola/organ player Caroline Buchalter (Spooky Dance Band)—that is cool. But before you call me out, lemme go on for just a second. What ...   More
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 MICHAEL MANNHEIMER


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