Cut of the Day Exclusive: "Climb," TxE

On the first single from its upcoming album, the Portland hip-hop trio turns Typhoon into a quiet storm.

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More than any other local hip-hop act, TxE has bridged the gap between Portland's rap and indie rock scenes. Between its appearances at PDX Pop Now, past associations with the Amigo/Amiga label and participation (and victory) in And And And's annual Rigsketball tournament, the group—rappers Tope and Epp and producer G_Force—have traveled between musical worlds that remain largely stratified.And ...   More
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Cut of the Day: "Zombies (G_Force Remix)," Radiation City featuring TxE

Also, watch a short film about how this collision of Portland indie-pop and indie hip-hop came about.

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Radiation City's anticipated second album, Animals in the Median, comes out next Tuesday on Tender Loving Empire (currently streaming here), but the indie-exotica ensemble revealed a surprise today: The record will be supplemented, on June 18, by A Different Animal, a remix album featuring collaborations with hip-hop artists both local and national, including Sapient, Illmaculate, SoCal's ...   More
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

You’re The Best—Around!

The WW music staff picks their best albums of 2011.

Music Stories
Music Editor Casey Jarman’s top 15 local albums of the year. This was the year Portland came face-to-face with its blossoming, narrowly defined international reputation for “keeping it weir   More
Wednesday, December 28, 2011 CASEY JARMAN


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