On a Monday night in early March,
everything changed for Future Islands. The Baltimore synth-pop trio was
in New York to make its national television debut on the Late Show With David Letterman, p
A playlist-assisted guide to this weekend's MusicfestNW shows beyond Waterfront Park.
Friday August 15th Dr. Martens presents MFNW Opening Party with Killer Mike, Ural Thomas & The Pain [ATLIEN] Michael Render is not a subtle man. The Atlanta rapper- better known as Killer Mike is hard to miss, both in stature and rhetoric. His most recent solo release, 2012’s R.A.P. Music, marked the beginning of a beautiful bromance with Brooklyn beat maestro El-P (see: Run the ...
The viciously heartwarming growl of a musical warrior pretty much defines a Future Islands performance. Samuel T. Herring’s stage uniform: black t-shirt, belt and slacks, dark eyes & gentle rage. The Baltimore-born band also includes keyboardist Gerrit Welmers and guitarist William Cashion. After their extrodinary performance on David Letterman in March, their highly anticipated fourth album ...
Welcome to MusicfestNW 2014 on the Waterfront! This year will mark the beginning of some exciting new features for Portland’s annual music festival. Bands and fans alike will congregate down at Tom McCall Waterfront Park for two full days of amazing music featuring a variety of top-notch musical acts sure to light up the city. This year’s lineup includes acts ranging from the energetic hollers ...
Girl Talk, Spoon, Haim, Future Islands and more play Waterfront Park, Aug. 16-17
Here it is: The MusicfestNW 2014 lineup. As previously announced, it's got way less bands than usual, because the festival has shrunken down to two days and will be held exclusively in Tom McCall Waterfront Park. But you know what they say: quality over quantity. And the bill's got quality all over it. Start at the top for both days: Mash-up wizard and MFNW vet Girl Talk headlines Saturday, while ...
On a Monday night in early March, everything changed for
Future Islands. The Baltimore synth-pop trio was in New York to make its
national television debut on the Late Show With David Letterman, p