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Rediscover: Poni Hoax: Images of Sigrid

Rediscover: Poni Hoax: Images of Sigrid

Michael Merline October 25, 2010 0

Rediscover: Poni Hoax Images of Sigrid 2008 Rediscover is a series of reviews highlighting past releases that have flown under the radar and now deserve a second look. Poni Hoax is a pretty remarkable

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Concert Review: Manu Chao

Concert Review: Manu Chao

David Harris October 24, 2010 0

On the night Manu Chao played Portland’s Crystal Ballroom, 33 miners who had been trapped under the Chilean earth for more than two months were finally lifted to safety via a tiny capsule sent

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Concert Review: The Corin Tucker Band

Concert Review: The Corin Tucker Band

Lukas Sherman October 21, 2010 0

Though not a household name, Corin Tucker is indie rock royalty, something she’s probably far too modest to call herself. In Portland, a city that prides itself on its indie/punk/D.I.Y. spirit, she, both with

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Interview: Joey Burns of Calexico

Interview: Joey Burns of Calexico

David Harris October 19, 2010 0

Joey Burns is the frontman for Calexico, a Tucson, Arizona musical collective known for sweeping instrumentals that could have come straight from a Sergio Leone film, as well as personal folk songs that fuse

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Rediscover: All New Songs From the Motion Picture Street Fighter

Rediscover: All New Songs From the Motion Picture Street Fighter

Chaz Kangas October 18, 2010 0

Rediscover: All New Songs From the Motion Picture Street Fighter 1994 Rediscover is a series of reviews highlighting past releases that have flown under the radar and now deserve a second look. During the

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Concert Review: Teenage Fanclub

Concert Review: Teenage Fanclub

Stacey Pavlick October 17, 2010 0

It was a mild-mannered night at The Trocadero. Teenage Fanclub was headlining and the scene was one of… family fun? A hip time for the responsible adult in all of us? One thing was

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Concert Review: The Black Keys/Nicole Atkins

Concert Review: The Black Keys/Nicole Atkins

Chris Middleman October 13, 2010 0

I’d always thought the Black Keys deserved to be the next big mainstream rock act, a successor to the throne embodied by that sort of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers or Pearl Jam-level ubiquity

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Interview: John Cardwell of Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin

Interview: John Cardwell of Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin

Stacey Pavlick October 12, 2010 0

It was a sunshiney September day when I sat down with Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin’s John Cardwell. Usually such conversations take place under cover of dimly lit barroom darkness, but the all-ages

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Revisit: Richard Thompson: Rumor and Sigh

Revisit: Richard Thompson: Rumor and Sigh

Eric Dennis October 11, 2010 0

Revisit: Richard Thompson Rumor and Sigh 1991 Revisit is a series of reviews highlighting past releases that now deserve a second look. Any discussion of Rumor and Sigh invariably starts with “1952 Vincent Black

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Concert Review: Arcade Fire/Calexico

Concert Review: Arcade Fire/Calexico

David Harris October 7, 2010 0

The reaction was more or less uniform among my friends: amazed excitement that the Arcade Fire would be playing our fair city of Portland, followed by utter bewilderment and disappointment that the chosen venue

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