Comedian, rapper and all-around smart/nice guy Open Mike Eagle was a pleasure to hang with when he swung through the Pickathon interview set this past summer. Whether talking Tights and Fights on his pro wrestling podcast, dropping self-described "art rap" records, or most recently landing a series slot on Comedy Central for his The New Negroes, the psych major is an intelligent, funny, conscious man so it was interesting to hear him and Portia Sabin of The Future of What talk about the business of music.
Pickathon Announces 2022 LineupRyan J. Prado - Apr 12, 2022
After a two-year pandemic-induced hiatus, Pickathon is back August 4 to 7 with a “genre-agnostic” lineup and revamped site design.
Save Our StagesChris Young - May 6, 2020
We need numerous independently owned venues and festivals to sustain our robust music ecosystem in Oregon. As the first to close but the last to reopen, these incubators of artistry are vital to...
Pledge to Support Record Stores and Artists This Holiday SeasonChris Young - Dec 12, 2019
If your local record store doesn't have what you're looking for, it's not their fault. Major labels have failed to properly distribute physical products, which means artists are losing money while...
Reading Between The LinesChris Young - Aug 1, 2019
Music is capable of inspiring and bridging divides; it is infinitely more impactful than the words on this page.