Cut of the Day: "Tracks," Divers


Man, if I would've known Divers were finally putting out an album this year, they totally would've made our Most Anticipated Portland Albums of 2015 list. So let's amend that now: The anthemic punk four-piece is releasing Hello Hello (via former WW Music Editor Casey Jarman's Party Damage label) in February, and we couldn't be more excited about it. While Divers has been one of the best ...   More
Monday, January 5, 2015 MATTHEW SINGER

An Open Letter to Portland's Music Community from Casey Jarman

Party Damage Records' co-founder and former Willamette Week Music Editor on the city's treatment of hip-hop culture.


NOTE: Casey Jarman is Willamette Week's former music editor and co-founder of Party Damage Records. He currently lives in San Francisco, where he is the managing editor of The Believer. Dear Portland, In the last month, your police department and fire marshal's office have united to target and preemptively silence artists—primarily minority artists—in your city. This isn’t conspiracy theory ...   More
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 CASEY JARMAN

Cut of the Day: "Curse Over Me," Wild Ones

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Not sure when it was written, but the fact that Wild One’s new single is called “Curse Over Me” fits surprisingly well, considering the past year they’ve had. Last year was a little rough for the Portland-based quartet, as they experienced financial woes in light of their upcoming album release, hospital visits and the departure of a drummer Andy Parker. Despite a rocky 2012, the synth-pop ...   More
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 KAITIE TODD


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