Scharpling and Wurster are every music nerd’s favorite comedy duo. Want in on the jokes? Here’s a primer.
If you’ve never heard of The Best Show, the beloved New Jersey-based Internet radio program, the first thing you must know is that its phone lines are a sacred space, and host Tom Scharpling guards
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The best-known DJ in Portland got his start in a middle-school gym. Way before he took the Rose Garden/Moda Center decks in 2008 as the Portland Trail Blazers’ fir
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[CONTEMPO ELECTRO] Cecile Schott’s challenging new record, Captain of None,
is a punch in the gut for pure pop lovers, a warm embrace for
esotericists. The record��
WW’s music writers pick their favorite Portland songs of the year.
No one is going to miss 2014, least of all Portland’s
music scene. It was a year of loss, from people (Linda Hornbuckle, Paul
Revere, Pink Martini’s Derek Rieth) to institutions (Slabtown, E
Last year, on a balmy night in mid-August, a trailer
rolled up in Old Town carrying a bunch of gear and two masked men in
full-length druid cloaks. Signs posted on walls and telephone poles
Portland is set to experience a huge year in music, with
several long-anticipated big-name albums scheduled to drop in the next
few months. But in this city, the year is often made by artists wh
Friday, July 25Oregon Brewers Fest [BEER] The 27th annual installment of Oregon’s biggest, drunkest party. Here are our recommendations. Tom McCall Waterfront Park, main entrance at Southwest Oak Street and Naito Parkway, oregonbrewfest.com. Noon-9 pm Wednesday-Saturday, noon-7 pm Sunday, July 23-27. Free admission, taste tokens $1 after $7 glass purchase. Jaw: A Playwrights Festival [THEATER] ...
Sharon Van Etten’s life is a highway. She wants to pull over.
When Brooklyn singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten returned from a grueling yearlong stint touring behind her 2012 album, Tramp,
she was physically and emotionally spent. She promised her boyfriend