The Good, the Bad and the Odd

We review new local albums to see who’s keeping Portland the weirdest.

Album Reviews
Plankton Wat, Spirits (Thrill Jockey) Weirdness scale: 5/10 What kind of weird: Watching the slow-motion moments in a David Lynch film on repeat weird. It would appear that the men of Eternal Tap   More
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 WW Staff

Video Roundup: And And And, David Ornette Cherry, Ramona Falls, InfinitRakz, Death Songs, Aranya


You lucky, lucky people. TWO video roundups in one week?! It's like Hanukkah up in here. (A quick shout out to our Jewish readers in hopes that you have a lovely Passover.) But don't thank us; thank all the musicians who are taking up video camera, iPhone, and iMovie to make promotional clips for your edutainment. People like Bim Ditson, the punktastic drummer for the poptastic And And And who put ...   More
Friday, April 6, 2012 ROBERT HAM

Danny Seim and Brent Knopf Talk About Knopf's Decision to Leave Menomena


Two weeks ago, we announced—along with the rest of the Internet—that Brent Knopf, one of the three original members of Menomena, was leaving the band to focus on his solo project and on recording a few records for his friends. Since then, Menomena has mostly keep quiet, but both Knopf and Seim were kind enough to answer some of my questions on record about the future of Menomena. Here are ...   More
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 MICHAEL MANNHEIMER


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