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

Album Review: Kelli Schaefer

601 (Amigo/Amiga)

Album Reviews
"The mouth is an open wound,” sings Kelli Schaefer on her new EP, and the 28-year-old Portland enchantress lets hers bleed all over these four spectral songs. On 601, Schaefer’s already unado   More
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Video Roundup: Purple & Green! Kelli Schaeffer! Hives Inquiry Squad! James Low!


Nineties nostalgia meets summertime nostalgia! A capella yoga studio recording sessions! Tripped out public access hip-hop! California thinkin'! Why, it must be another Video Roundup! "Sunshine," Purple & Green PURPLE & GREEN - "SUNSHINE" from judesays on Vimeo.Summer literally just ended, but this new clip from Adam Forkner and Justin Leon Johnson's addictive electro-R&B project Purple ...   More
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 MATTHEW SINGER


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