Best New Band
POINTS: 33FORMED: 2013.SOUNDS LIKE: A broken kaleidoscope designed to give flower children bad trips. Normally, when you ask a band, “How did you get together?”
the answer is going to be pr
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 ...
[GARAGE POP] Zaniness is an underrated quality in rock ’n’
roll. It reached peak value around the Lollapalooza era, then plummeted
in the late ’90s as the market flooded with neo-swing ban
From Wampire's pancakes to Myke Bogan's spliff, our favorite moments from this year's all-Portland music festival.
I’ll admit it: After last Friday night, I was preparing to write PDX Pop Now’s obituary. Or at least a lengthy think-piece about the shifting tides of Portland youth culture. The all-ages local music festival was created 11 years ago to galvanize a flourishing music community and engage a demographic often shut out of the scene, and it’s been one of the city’s most anticipated annual traditions ...
Who: Steven Fusco (vocals, guitar), Stone Laurila
(guitar), Anthony Brisson (drums, backing vocals), Scott Page (bass),
Eddie Bond (keyboards).
Sounds like: If Jason Segel’s character in Forget