Stream The Week

A playlist-assisted guide to the week's top concert picks for Dec. 17-23


Want to see some live music? Below, you'll find our picks for the best concerts coming through Portland this week, along with a Spotify playlist of representative songs from each artist. WEDNESDAY, DEC. 17 Sama Dams, Grandparents, WL [AVANT-ROCK] See our review of Sama Dams' Comfort In Doubt here. Doug Fir Lounge. 9 pm. $5. 21+. Joyce Manor, Toys That Kill, Drivers [RITALIN ROCK] Between the ...   More
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 WW MUSIC STAFF

Cut of the Day: "Swampy Seconds," Magic Mouth


The punny title of this new tune from soul-punk quartet Magic Mouth doesn't do justice to the music barely contained under its moniker. Because "Swampy Seconds" is one of those songs that explodes from your speakers/earbuds/headphones/mind grapes like an M-80. The track, to be found on a 12" to be released soon on Fast Weapons Records, is another assured leap forward by this Portland band—one ...   More
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 ROBERT HAM

Magic Mouth: Wednesday, April 11

Taking that whole gay-church vibe out of the dance club.

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[ECLECTIC, SPIRITUAL POP] Here’s a poorly kept secret all music fans should know: As excited as we get about a band’s CD-release parties, by the time said group gets to the point of releasing    More
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 ROBERT HAM


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