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The DIY Issue
Portland’s do-it-yourself attitude is one of our greatest assets. In issue #14, we explore Aminé's DIY roots and rise to fame, keep an eye on new music from Wild Ones, Mo Troper and Lenore., check out Autonomics in action, offer expert advice on how to be a DIY musician, take a look at Damian Lillard's rising rap career and more.
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From The Editor
Is Portland Too DIY?Chris Young - Nov 2, 2017
The local scene needs to know that we value it more than just a like or a share.
New in #PDXmusic
Three New Records from Three Portland Artists to WatchAndrea Janda, Jeni Wren Stottrup, Ryan J. Prado - Nov 13, 2017
As 2017 comes to a close, the city of Portland continues to pump out solid releases from newcomers as well as established acts. With two sophomore efforts and a debut, these are three names you...
Autonomics in ActionChris Young - Nov 6, 2017
Portland's mightiest power pop punk trio went into debt for your listening pleasure and now they're heroically memorialized in comic form! Featuring photos by Heather Hanson and Sam Gehrke and...
Autonomics Release 'Debt Sounds' at the Doug Fir Lounge on Sept. 2, 2017Photos by Sam Gehrke
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Advice For The DIY MusicianChris Young - Oct 20, 2017
It’s all about having a head for more than just music. Career DIYers Cool Nutz and Self Group’s Krist Krueger offer some tips. Then get more expert insight at our free, all-ages panel on the...
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