Theo Craig Out As Booker of Rontoms Sunday Sessions

Bar owner says the local-music showcase is going in a "new direction."


Rontoms Sunday Sessions is undergoing a “change in direction,” according to the bar’s eponymous owner, and it doesn't involve talent buyer Theo Craig. Beginning in October, Craig, who has booked the popular weekly local-music showcase at the East Burnside bar since 2012, will be replaced by the venue’s sound engineer, Boone Howard, formerly of the band the We Shared Milk.  “It would ...   More
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 MATTHEW SINGER

Album Review: The We Shared Milk

Lame Sunset (Self-Released)

Album Reviews
[PSYCH-POP] Boone Howard is bummed. On the second album from Portland trio the We Shared Milk, the singer-guitarist sings and plays like he’s trying to navigate through the fog of a particularly   More
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Bimstragram, Jan. 25

See Portland through the eyes of local music's biggest fan.


Bim Ditson goes to more shows than you. Don't feel bad: He goes to more shows than just about anyone. And sometimes, he takes pictures with his cell phone. In this new column, we're letting Bim—who you might know as the drummer for garage-pop misfits And And And—show you where he's been and who he's seen this week, and tell you where to go and who to see in the week ahead. You should ...   More
Friday, January 25, 2013 by Matthew Singer

The We Shared Milk: Saturday, Sept. 22

It took a village to make the psych-pop trio’s new album.

Music Stories
[BASEMENT PSYCH-POP] Prodding a band for the story behind its name is typically a major faux pas, but the guys in the We Shared Milk were asking for it.  “We were basically just making    More
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 MATTHEW SINGER

Cut of the Day: "Bastard," the We Shared Milk (demo)

we shared milk

Calling all bands with self-recording experience: The We Shared Milk humbly request your assistance! The hazy Portland pop trio spent the cold, dark winter writing and demoing tracks for a full-length release. With things starting to warm-up (well, fingers crossed), the band is crawling out of hibernation and looking for some help producing the album. I'll let the group explain further:Trying to decide ...   More
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 MATTHEW SINGER


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