Our little Vortex has been swirling around for three years, steadily picking up fans as we cover more and more of the diverse bands and artists who make Portland’s musical vortex so vibrant. Along the way, our voice has grown stronger, more confident—thanks to the support of this creatively buoyant music community and readers like you. Our goal from day one was to make the Portland music scene more successful by... read more
The Portland Underground: A Treasure HuntOllie Collins - Aug 29, 2017
The underground must be organically discovered and experienced, not Instagrammed.
Decent Don Hits The FestivalsJP Downer - Aug 11, 2017
If you've been out and about at Pickathon or PDX Pop Now! during recent summer weekends, maybe you've had a chance to connect with Decent Don.
Growing The Circle In PortlandChris Young - Jul 27, 2017
When circles join, we create a larger pool. Jump in—the water’s fine.
The Portland Underground: The Audience Makes The ShowOllie Collins - May 8, 2017
The very nature of intimate, word-of-mouth gatherings gives extra responsibility to those who attend.
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