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9pm Doug Fir Lounge
6/21: Ugly God
8pm Roseland Theater
7:30pm Wonder Ballroom
6/22: Olivia Awbrey
8:30pm Turn! Turn! Turn!
6/23: The Decemberists
7:30pm The Old Church
6/24: Silver Lake 66
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Three New Records from Three Portland Artists to Watch
Andrea 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...
Three Portland Artists to Watch This Spring
Jeni Wren Stottrup, Mac Smiff, Ryan J. Prado - Apr 26, 2017
This city is so full of talent that it’s easy to miss rising acts the first time around. But consistency is key and two of these artists have shown a penchant for pop aesthetics fused with gloom...
Vortex On Vinyl
Chris Young - Apr 20, 2017
To celebrate our third birthday, we asked 11 of our favorite local artists to give us an unreleased song and, thanks to Vinyl On Demand, we cut Portland’s hottest new tracks to wax! 'Our City, Our...
Three Portland Artists to Watch in 2017
Jeni Wren Stottrup, Anna McClain, Mac Smiff - Feb 1, 2017
It’s exciting to see more distinctive voices emerge in Portland’s rich music scene and watch these talents draw more willing participants—outsiders and insiders—into the fray. Smoothly produced...
A Guide to All-Ages Music in Portland
Chris Young - Aug 3, 2016
Although access to all-ages events may be tough to come by at times, there are still plenty of tireless advocates working to bolster the scene in our city.
Rejecting: 'No Minors Allowed'
Cameron Crowell - Aug 2, 2016
While 21-and-over events dominate the Portland music landscape, an active group of underagers are making their own underground, all-ages scene happen.
Four Portland Record Labels to Watch
Ryan J. Prado, Chris Young - Jul 26, 2016
While the Rose City has a label for just about every type of artist, we believe these four labels—Good Cheer Records, Golden Brown Records, Banana Stand Media and EYRST—are rising to carry the...
Record Labels 101: What Do Record Labels Do?
Chris Young - Jul 25, 2016
And why would I need one? In conversation with The Future of What, local Portland imprints tell you what you need to know. Then come meet the voices behind the labels and ask your own questions at...
Why You Shouldn't Worry About Making It Big in Portland: A Guide to Leveraging Expectations
Ryan J. Prado - May 13, 2016
Can a band really make it big in Portland? What does that even mean anymore?
Mr. Bones: 'I Adore You' [Video Premiere]
Chris Young - Mar 8, 2016
Take in two and a half minutes of recreated nostalgia—full of apathetic mall ratting and garage power pop—from the quartet's new record, and then catch 'em live at Anarres Infoshop on March 25.
Introducing Little Star, Fresh From ‘Being Close’
Joanna Cosper - Jan 15, 2016
Meeting at a divey but delicious sandwich shop, Portland trio Little Star talk about the birth of their band and the significance of the material on their debut full-length album, ‘Being Close.’
Hear Sabonis' Self-Titled EP for the First Time [EP Premiere]
Chris Young - Jul 16, 2015
Listen to the whole thing now and then celebrate the release of the band's debut cassette tape at The Know on August 13 and again on August 16 at Music Millennium.
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Turtlenecked, Cool American and Bryson Cone at Mississippi Studios on June 15, 2017
Photos by Autumn Andel
June 19, 2017 3:00pm
Mr. Bones: "I Adore You"
Turtlenecked: "My New Necklace"
Cool American: "Great At Parties"
Cool American: "Playing Along"
Little Star: "I Just Wanna Lie"
Little Star: 'Being Close' [Album]
Being Close by Little Star
Mo Troper: "Your Brand"
Naked Hour: "Crossfade"
Portland Record Labels to Watch [Playlist]
Sabonis: 'Sabonis' [EP]
The Future of What: Record Labels In The Round [Podcast]
Turtlenecked: "Boys Club"