“Com Postables 3: PPS Lunches” is local beatmaker Spinitch’s tribute to the questionable meals he horked down as a student in Portland’s public school system.
Eyelids are something like Portland’s indie-rock illuminati, and their forthcoming “Dubble Live” set showcases the depth of both their repertoire and their connections.
The Shivas’ new Feels So Good // Feels So Bad sums up the dilemma of psych-pop revivalism.
How Josephine Foster is like Young Thug, when Suzanne Kraft went pop, why we’re calling Golden Boy a “junglist” and other knowledge to put in your ears.
Fievel is Glauque sound like Getz/Gilberto if they recorded in a junkyard.
If you haven’t heard the stoned, strangely beautiful sample trip of the late rapper MF DOOM’s magnum opus, “Madvillainy,” yet, get on that.
A sort of grandiosity and confidence permeates the whole of Why You So Crazy? The Dandys are, and have always been, a throwback to the golden age of rock stardom. That’s not changed here, and songs like “Small Town Girls” and “Sins Are Forgiven,” the latter of which has Taylor-Taylor sing from the point of view of Jesus on the cross, find the frontman exuding the almost bored-sounding, elegantly wasted confidence that’s served him so well.