Neil Gust's Post-Heatmiser Band, No. 2, Gets Reissued By Jackpot Records

Check out the teaser video, featuring Elliott Smith...and his underwear.

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In the classic '90s Portland band Heatmiser, Neil Gust was the Mick Jones to Elliott Smith's Joe Strummer—the one with the more enhanced pop sensibility and less severe demeanor.  After the band broke up following 1996's Mic City Sons, Smith went on to sign with a major label, get nominated for an Oscar and become one of indie rock's most treasured songwriters. Gust, meanwhile, formed another ...   More
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 MATTHEW SINGER

PDX Charts: Record Store Day Edition

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Every week, we list the top selling albums from local record stores Music Millennium, Jackpot Records, Everyday Music and Beacon Sound, and the top streamed tracks in Portland on Rhapsody, for the previous week. And given that this Saturday, April 19, is Record Store Day, we've got all the information you need to navigating local events. Scroll down below the charts to see what every ...   More
Friday, April 18, 2014 by Matthew Singer

Headout: Two Rounds

Earth Day vs. Record Store Day.

It’s a big weekend for the smug and self-congratulatory. Saturday is Record Store Day, a celebration of crass consumerism and the fetishization of impractical and outdated technology. Sunday i   More
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

PDX Charts

Top Selling Songs and Albums in Portland for April 9-15


Every Tuesday, we list the top selling albums from local record stores Music Millennium, Jackpot Records and Everyday Music for the previous week. This week, we're super excited to add a new section to PDX Charts: Rhapsody's top streamed tracks for Portland. Very exciting. Also exciting is that this week's in-store guide includes Record Store Day events.  Rhapsody 1. Gotye — "Somebody That ...   More
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 by Ruth Brown

Top Five Portland-Centric Record Store Day Releases

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Portland Cello Project, Homage LPThe local pop-classical outfit tackles such timeless classics as Kanye and Jay-Z’s “That’s My Bitch” and 50 Cent’s “Lollipop.” Starfucker, Heaven’s You   More
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 WW MUSIC STAFF

Prepare to Celebrate Record Store Day! In Portland! Again!


Nerds like me have trouble choosing a favorite holiday: Halloween is the weirdest, New Year's is the drunkest (though also the douchiest) and Record Store Day...well, Record Store day is the holiday made for music geeks like me. Portland's Record Store Day calendar is coming together slowly—isn't that just like Portland?—but here are some awesome things you can check out on Saturday, April 16. ...   More
Thursday, April 7, 2011 CASEY JARMAN


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