Building A Bridge Over Troubled Waters
Thacher Schmid - Aug 13, 2019
In Bridge City, our music community seeks to overcome immigration politics and connect global communities by building bridges, not boundaries.
Insanity and Family: Creating Typhoon’s New Dystopian Magnum Opus
Thacher Schmid - Jan 11, 2018
Exploring what it’s like to lose your mind, Portland's beloved eight-piece rock orchestra come together to lose themselves and emerge with their fourth album ‘Offerings’—one of the most ambitious,...
Lords of Portland: Portugal. The Man Stake Their Claim as the Rose City’s Best Band
Thacher Schmid - May 5, 2017
After boldly throwing away three years of work only to start from scratch, Portugal. The Man are set to emerge with their most meaningful material to date. Politically charged and pulsing with...
Power, and Music, to the People
Thacher Schmid - Feb 15, 2017
Portland musicians embrace the challenge of making important political music in 2017. All scenes and cultures across our city are poised to make powerful new music—from hip-hop emcees Cool Nutz,...
Authenticity, ‘Emerging’ Bands and Possibly the Most Dynamic Fest in the Northwest
Thacher Schmid - Apr 8, 2016
A variety of acts, both new and established, dominated the Treefort Music Fest in downtown Boise.