Video Roundup: The Domestics! Pure Bathing Culture! Rasheed Jamal! Minden! Vinnie Dewayne!


Hey, we haven't done one of these in a while! But while we were up to our necks in MFNW stuff, some pretty awesome local videos found their way online. We've got five of them below. So go ahead and cram these in your seeing-holes! The Domestics, "Tower Blocks" Band member Leo London animated the video for this jangling gem off the Domestics' self-titled Tender Loving Empire debut frame-by-frame ...   More
Thursday, August 27, 2015 MATTHEW SINGER

6./7. Vinnie Dewayne

2015 Best New Band Poll Finalist

Best New Band
POINTS: 45FORMED: Started performing in 2009.SOUNDS LIKE: Kendrick Lamar’s cousin who really got into The Warm Up-era J. Cole but wanted more atmospheric beats.Vinnie Dewayne is feeling good. Drivin   More
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 PARKER HALL

Cuts of the Week

The five must-hear new songs from Portland artists this week.

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Each week, LocalCut collects the best new Portland music and puts it all in one place for you, the faithful reader, to enjoy. It's like The Week In Rock, with less Tabitha Soren.1. Chromatics, “Just Like You” Ethereal and dreamlike, Chromatics' new single “Just Like You” solidifies the band’s place as an electro post-punk heavyweight. The lead single from the upcoming ...   More
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 WW MUSIC STAFF

Cut of the Day: "You Ain't Goin' Nowhere," Vinnie Dewayne

Also watch a mini-documentary on the St. Johns MC's recent visit to New York, filmed after his recovery from a devastating car accident.


Three weeks ago, I wasn’t sure if local MC Vinnie Dewayne was dead or alive. Twitter and Facebook were littered with requests to “pray for Vinnie Dewayne” and assurances that “we’re thinking of you, Vinnie.” As it turns out, he and a friend had gotten in a severe car crash. Luckily, he walked away from the situation relatively unscathed. But, as seen here in a mini documentary filmed ...   More
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 REED JACKSON

Vinnie Dewayne: Saturday, July 21

A young St. Johns MC puts his whole life—warts and all—on his brilliant new mixtape.

Music Stories
[HIP-HOP] In the middle of his 2010 mixtape, Solitary, over a sample from Wings’ “Band on the Run,” 19-year-old Portland MC Vinnie Dewayne crystallized his home life. “My family different/   More
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 CASEY JARMAN


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