Of all the damning moments for the Dandy Warhols in the 2004 documentary Dig!,
the worst occurs the morning after a wild party at the shared house of
their friends, fellow psych-rockers the Bria
PLUS! A few tidbits about the ultimate garage rock nugget on the eve of Portland's inaugural Louie Louie Day!
Andy Warhol famously noted that everyone gets 15 minutes of fame. He failed to mention that at least half will get theirs by covering “Louie Louie.” It’s the greatest example of a song taking on a life of its own: If the downtown Portland studio where the Kingsmen laid down their definitive version collapsed immediately after the session, little of its legacy would’ve altered.According ...
A story of bearded Cupids, Christmas lights and Portland’s favorite songwriter.
Hazel didn’t care about being famous. It only wanted to be legendary.
Which helps explain the Christmas
lights. The power-pop foursome, led by singer-songwriter Pete Krebs,
played its first s
NEW PAD: Everything was not peachy at the now-closed Pok Pok Wing in Brooklyn.
Last week, New York media reported that owner Andy Ricker was giving up
his plan to open wing joints across the city
Getting to know this year's Oregon Music Hall of Fame inductees
There is no Oregon Music Hall of Fame. No building with
vaulted archways and gold records lining the halls. But for its board of
directors and 87 past inductees—punk guitarists, jazz drummers and
The Oregon Music Hall of Fame is naming its 2010 inductees tonight. So who will be joining other local luminaries like Elliott Smith, Dead Moon, and, uh, Nu Shooz? We have no idea. But we'd love to hear your predictions. Have a crack in the comments below. Anyone who gets at least one inductee right (and anyone who makes us laugh) wins a prize. (Until we run out of prizes.) We've got copies ...