Cuts of the Week

Five new songs from Portland artists you need to hear now.


Every Friday, LocalCut collects the week's new Portland music and puts it all in one place for you, the faithful reader, to enjoy. It's like MTV's The Week In Rock, with less Tabitha Soren.1. And And And, “A Real Case of the Blues” And And And was our Best New Band in 2011, and their first official full-length release, The Failure, comes out on Jan. 13. This is a song from it, and ...   More
Friday, January 9, 2015 PARKER HALL

Photo Review: Grammies at Habesha Lounge, 5/21

Photos from the jazzy instrumental hip-hop duo and recent Best New Band finalist's last show...for now.


In the introduction to this year's Best New Band issue, we mentioned how quickly Portland's music scene turns over, with bands breaking up almost as soon as the city discovers them. Well, it's happened again: Grammies, the instrumental breakbeat jazz duo that came in at No. 6 on this year's poll, is done (for a while, at least). Don't try blaming any alleged "curses" for this one, though. According ...   More
Thursday, May 22, 2014 MATTHEW SINGER


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