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Concert Review: She & Him

Concert Review: She & Him

Nathan Kamal October 31, 2010 0

First of all, Portland loves cute and quirky. Living here, that almost seems self-explanatory, like having to state that Florida has swamps or New York City has a high sense of self-esteem in where

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Concert Review: Menomena

Concert Review: Menomena

Stacey Pavlick October 27, 2010 0

It’s fun to go to church. Especially when the church is the First Unitarian Church on 22nd & Walnut and the fun is attending a mid-week, late-night indie rock show. I have some friends

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Interview: Alex Maas of the Black Angels

Interview: Alex Maas of the Black Angels

Chris Middleman October 26, 2010 0

Alex Maas is the perennially dour, perennially be-hatted singer and de facto frontman of Austin’s Black Angels, a band with a sound that intimates that the group is a democracy in its thunderous, echoing

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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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