The good, the bad and the weird of 2017, in 19 lists.
PDX Pop Now is a place to discover the best local bands you never knew existed. Here are the five most likely to shock this year’s audience.
"Vulture" puts the world on notice: Singer-songwriter Harrison Smith can, at any moment, decide to be the best at whatever he chooses to pursue.
Good Cheer Records has only been operating for a couple years, but the Portland label has already become one of the most consistently satisfying purveyors of local sounds.
The ambition to begin writing was sparked more by observing so many of these pretenders strutting around campus, wearing their self-aggrandizement as proudly as the buttons pinned to their denim jacket lapels.