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The Drainage | November 17, 2017

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[Video Premier] Get A First Person Look At Portland’s Music Scene With RedRay Frazier’s “Blood In The Water”!

December 4, 2015 |

Portland has changed so much in the past 5 years, it’s practically unrecognizable. High rises and apartment complexes are springing up all around town, while people who’ve lived here for generations are pushed out into the margins of the suburbs … Read More

The Sound Of Disappearing Portland: Blind Lovejoy – Laughing Horse review

September 26, 2015 |

Portland’s Blind Lovejoy play jangling arty powerpop with math rock precision and punk rock ethos on their self-produced debut, Laughing Horse.

Blind Lovejoy are a true Portland band. Built on the bedrock of the friendship of Noah Johanson and … Read More

Divers – Wild Calling (Official Music Video)

September 8, 2015 |

Check out the video for Portland’s Divers and their song “Wild Calling” off their excellent debut Hello Hello . Video is directed by Whitey McConnaughy, who’s directed a slew of music videos.

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DIVERS -Oregon Public Broadcasting Performance

July 22, 2015 |

Portland’s Divers played for OPB (Oregon Public Broadcasting) and cranked out some of the best songs off their debut Hello Hello . Check out my fav “Tracks”, “Lacuna”, and “Last Dance”. Watch and enjoy the energy from frontman Harrison … Read More

What the Festival! 2015 Re-Cap

July 2, 2015 |

WTF! has a mysterious habit of generating synchronicity. They have making great experiences almost down to a science. A science that begins with asking the people what they want, giving the people what the want and is finalized by layering … Read More

Rise Of The Mutants – Lightning Bolt, Liturgy, Consumer; Dante’s, Portland, Or. 4/29/15 concert review

May 4, 2015 |

Modern life, in certain respects, is a lot like H. G. WellsThe Time Machine – the Eloi get to lead a happy, beautiful existence, eating flowers and guzzling ambrosia mimosas, while the Morlocks – the riff-raff – scrape by … Read More

This Is Important: Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O. @ Mississippi Studios; 4.20.15 concert review

April 21, 2015 |

Pastel Waves Of Pink Lemonade; a sickle moon; Romeo + Juliet, + a case of mistaken identity; electric raga rock

The moon hung like a sickle over the firework show of Portland’s springtime plumage. The light-but-heavy scent of lavender and … Read More

RBSS: Portland April 2015

April 16, 2015 |

Bunk Bar was filled with excitement as the spacey electric vibrations of Grandparents began. Portland natives and long-time buddies, Grandparents have developed a chemistry that is evident when they take the stage. Combining psychedelic rhythms with, thick, hard-hitting bass lines creates … Read More

Good Things Come In Small Packages: Matthew Heller – Tragedy Town

March 31, 2015 |

You might not think much, at first, of Tragedy Town, the newest EP from Portland’s Matthew Heller (and friends), due to its 15 minute duration over a scant 4 tracks. That would be your loss, as this slight EP is … Read More

Gardens & Villa, Helvetia, and Grandparents To Headline Red Bull Sound Select Presents: Portland On April 7

March 7, 2015 |

The next installment of Red Bull Sound Select Presents: Portland will feature headliner Gardens & Villa and rising local artists Helvetia and Grandparents, Tuesday, April 7 at Bunk Bar, which has killer sandwhiches. Tickets are just $3 if you RSVP … Read More