MusicfestNW Announces 2015 Lineup

Modest Mouse, Beirut, Belle and Sebastian, Twin Shadow, Danny Brown and more coming to Waterfront Park in August.

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Well, here it is: Your MusicfestNW lineup. I know, I know: "The festival's changed, man." But while it's definitely downsized, there's still a ton to like about what's coming to Waterfront Park in August. Modest Mouse, Beirut, Foster the People and Belle and Sebastian are the big names, but as usual, the true highlights are in the undercard: Danny Brown, Battles, Lady Lamb, Beat Connection, Strand ...   More
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 MATTHEW SINGER

Photo Review: Alialujah Choir and Wild Ones at Revolution Hall, Feb. 13


To borrow a phrase inadvertently coined onstage by Alialujah Choir's Adam Shearer, last night was a "monumentous" moment in Portland music: the first ever show at the new Revolution Hall.  Sure, it was a "soft opening"—a sneak preview before the venue formally gets going in April—but after a year of what seemed like daily closures of local institutions, just being able to celebrate someplace ...   More
Friday, February 13, 2015 MATTHEW SINGER

Stream The Week

Our picks for the seven can't-miss concerts this week, from Feb. 11-17


Want to see some live music? Like, tonight? Below, you'll find our picks for the absolute, 100 percent, honest-to-goodness best show (in the opinion of our music staff) happening in Portland each day this week.  WEDNESDAY, FEB. 11 Dengue Fever, pigWar, Hong Kong Banana [CAMBODIA ROCKS] The odd confluence of culture that works to propel Dengue Fever, a Los Angeles-based group trucking in ...   More
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 WW MUSIC STAFF

Album Review: Alialujah Choir

Big Picture Show (Woodphone)

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[FURTHER FOLK] Sequencing an album is a tougher and more important task than it seems. You often want to open with a bang—a song that immediately hooks the listener. On the other hand, no one    More
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 BRANDON WIDDER

Revolution Hall Announces Shows For Preview Weekend

Alialujah Choir, Wild Ones and Dan Savage to inaugurate new Southeast Portland venue in February.

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Revolution Hall isn't officially opening until April, but the new venue currently under construction inside the former Washington High School in Southeast Portland has announced a handful of shows for a "preview weekend" in mid-February, including Portland indie-folk supergroup Alialujah Choir with synth-pop favorites Wild Ones, the season premiere of LiveWire and sex columnist Dan Savage. Here ...   More
Thursday, December 18, 2014 MATTHEW SINGER

Video Roundup: Alialujah Choir! Headphone Party! Paradise! InfinitRakz!


So the week is pretty much done. Before leaving the office... oh, who am I kidding? This is Portland. You're not in a damn office. Nevertheless, take a break from obsessively checking March Madness scores and enjoy a few of the new video clips that came across our inboxes in the past few days.Alialujah Choir, "A House, a Home"A gorgeously rustic clip for the song that launched a Portland folk-pop supergroup. ...   More
Friday, March 16, 2012 MATTHEW SINGER

Three’s Company

The Alialujah Choir finally gets it together.

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It began with a song for a graveyard. In 2008, Weinland’s Adam Shearer was asked to contribute to a compilation album benefiting Lone Fir Cemetery. He called up Adam Selzer of Norfolk and Wester   More
Wednesday, March 7, 2012 MATTHEW SINGER

Album Review: Alialujah Choir

Self-Titled (Jealous Butcher)

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[VOCAL POP] Two years ago, I was pretty excited about the Alialujah Choir. A supergroup of sorts featuring Weinland’s Adam Shearer and Alia Farah alongside Norfolk & Western frontman Adam Se   More
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 CASEY JARMAN


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