6./7. Myke Bogan

2015 Best New Band Poll Finalist

Best New Band
POINTS: 45FORMED: Started performing in 2012.SOUNDS LIKE: Going one toke over the line and challenging your subconscious fears to a rap battle—and losing.Myke Bogan’s parents just don’t understa   More
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 MATTHEW SINGER

Cuts of the Week

The five must-hear new songs from Portland artists this week.

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Each week, LocalCut collects the best new Portland music and puts it all in one place for you, the faithful reader, to enjoy. It's like The Week In Rock, with less Tabitha Soren. 1. Lost Lander, “Gemini” Lost Lander’s “Gemini” proves there is still much to be explored when it comes to electronic-inflected indie-rock. The duality between the layered M83-esque bridges and the ...   More
Monday, February 16, 2015 WW MUSIC STAFF

Out of Print

So much music. So little page space. Here are a few shows we missed in print.


Wednesday, July 24Yak Attack, World’s Finest[ELECTRO-FUSED JAM] Goodfoot regulars Yak Attack are fresh-squeezed, organic electro of the best varietal. Rowan Cobb, Dave Dernovesk and Devin Weston pull together loops, samples and jams in a live experimental smorgasbord of smooth, danceable sound. Improvisations make every show unique, so catching two of their sets within a couple weeks of each ...   More
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 WW MUSIC STAFF

Album Review: Myke Bogan

Monkeys on the Beach (Self-Released)

Album Reviews
[HIP-HOP] Myke Bogan is a sad-clown rapper. Almost all the material released by the twentysomething MC has filtered heartbreak and loneliness through the sound of an empty PBR can getting crushe   More
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 REED JACKSON

Cut of the Day: "Get Lifted," Myke Bogan (with video!)

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Like most of Myke Bogan’s music, “Get Lifted,” off his debut mixtape, So Long South Dakota, seems relatively innocent at first listen. Its laid-back guitar strums and references to Mary Jane give it the sound of a well-made weed anthem. And it is—sort of. But beneath the intoxication talk is a heavy tone of loneliness and contemplation. With lines like, “I’m hoping someone will ...   More
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 REED JACKSON


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