Extended Q&A: Stephen Malkmus


Stephen Malkmus has done a lot of interviews in his 20-odd years fronting Pavement and the Jicks. So when we talked on the phone in advance of the latter group’s Portland stop—it will be the first time the latest incarnation of the band, which features Jake Morris of the Joggers on drums in addition to longtime Jicks Joanna Bolme and Mike Clark, has played Portland—I wasn’t surprised ...   More
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 CASEY JARMAN

Mark Stock at Austin City Limits Day Two: Antlers, Drexler Jerseys and a Keytar Solo


Saturday in Texas stands for college football, long lines at the liquor store, and, on this particular Saturday, live music. The AntlersWhat I like most about this dreamy, melancholic Brooklyn band is that its live sets are of a different species than its recorded material. This amounted to a stellar, somewhat improvisational ACL set. Recent release Burst Apart leaves just as much vastness for live ...   More
Thursday, September 22, 2011 MARK STOCK

Video: Charming Birds, "Burned Up"

...   More
Tuesday, January 18, 2011 CASEY JARMAN

Contest: Win a Bunch of Derby-Related (and not-so-Derby-Related) Stuff!

So, local indie pop outfit Derby has a very special 7-inch release party show on Jan. 28 (even though the wax and accompanying digital download EP is technically out in Febuary, we're guessing you'll be able to pick it up at this show), and we want to send you there. We also want to give you a Derby 7-inch. And damnit, while we're at it, we'd like to get rid of this Death Cab For Cutie book (no offense ...   More
Thursday, January 20, 2011 CASEY JARMAN

Floater: I Don't Think My Whispering to Them Helped (Portland, Chico, San Francisco)

Portland to Chico We headed out of Portland on Thursday night so we could knock a good chunk out of our long drive, planning to nap in the van somewhere after the pass into California. It was cold on the mountains and we stopped to get beers and turkey sandwiches to help with sleep, but ended up just being full and cold instead. So by Friday morning we were not in the best of moods as a group and ...   More
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 Floater

Satyricon to Close (Forever) in October

WW's Jay Horton caught wind of some bad news for Portland's all ages music scene a couple of weeks ago—news we just confirmed yesterday: Satyricon, the legendary Portland rock club opened in 1984, will close its doors come Halloween. From tomorrow's WW: Satyricon, once the longest-running indie rock nightclub on the West Coast and one of Portland's few all ages venues, will close its doors ...   More
Tuesday, August 3, 2010 CASEY JARMAN


Web Design for magazines