Features > New In #PDXmusic
Discover new music from rising and established Portland artists: New In #PDXmusic features latest and greatest sounds from acts in the local music scene. Plus, see and hear more new tracks here.
Artist to Watch: From One 'Marathon' to the Next with J. GravesKatey Trnka - Sep 4, 2019
Calling all Riot Grrrls: Hear propulsive new music from J. Graves now and then celebrate the release of her debut LP 'Marathon' at The High Water Mark with Gabby Holt and Keeper Keeper on...
Artist to Watch: Nosila’s Finding Herself and Her CommunityChris Young - Aug 30, 2019
Hear a new electropop gem from Nosila now and then celebrate the release of her debut EP at The Library at Growler's Taproom with BOYGIRLBOY and Sheers on September 5. Wanna win tix? Leave a...
Artist to Watch: TK & The Holy Know-Nothings Bring The HeatSkylor Powell - Aug 21, 2019
A veritable supergroup of rootsy rockers featuring members of Fruition alongside LaurelThirst scene stalwarts Taylor Kingman and Lewi Longmire, the five-piece are here to share hard-won life...
Artist to Watch: Soak Up Kid Indigo's Sunny VibesMac Smiff - Aug 15, 2019
If Kid Indigo's not already on your summer playlist, the curly-haired crooner provides the perfect sounds for the season—plus, look for two new singles out tomorrow!
Artist to Watch: Need Some Help Taking Out Your Rage?Ryan J. Prado - Jul 12, 2019
Made up of scene stalwarts, Help is here to do just that. Do not miss their angry, stress-relieving energy at PDX Pop Now! on July 20 or at their EP release show at Rontoms on August 25.
Artist to Watch: Rasheed Jamal Is Ready to Reign SupremeMac Smiff - Jul 5, 2019
With the dramatically named 'Messiah Complex' on the horizon, one of Portland's most skilled rappers is ready to make his mark. And while you'll have to wait for its release later this summer,...
Artist to Watch: KayelaJ's Just Getting StartedMac Smiff - Jul 2, 2019
KayelaJ's highly anticipated debut record tells the life story—thus far—of one of Portland's hottest rising emcees. Celebrate the release of 'D.Y.K.E. (Don't Yield, Keep Enduring)' at Kelly's...
Labels to Watch: Cavity Search Records and Jackpot RecordsRobert Ham, Katey Trnka - May 31, 2019
With decades of experience shining a light on new releases as well as legendary reissues, pay attention to the output from two of our city’s best sonic curators.
Artist to Watch: Join The Get Ahead's Soulful FamilyKelsey Greco - May 16, 2019
The five-piece have only grown together as they've tackled tough times, documenting their development on their second LP 'Deepest Light.' Out now, don't miss them at Vortex's free, all-ages...
Artist to Watch: Donte Thomas Readies His Summer SwagMac Smiff - May 14, 2019
The young rapper has been sitting on his colorful sophomore release for a minute now. With all of the elements nearly in place, get ready to hear a polished piece of stylish Portland hip-hop this...
Artist to Watch: Haley Johnsen Destroys False IdolsBren Swogger - May 10, 2019
It's been a journey for Haley Johnsen to find herself in the music industry, but with her debut record out May 24, she's found her direction. Win tix to her Doug Fir release show with The Weather...
Soak Up the Battery-Powered Sounds of SupertandadJoel Sommer - May 8, 2019
With a love for broken Casio keyboards, Supertandad's new self-recorded EP is a bedroom, dream pop delight for fans of Beach House, Youth Lagoon and The xx.
Artist to Watch: Immerse Yourself in Anna Tivel's StoriesKelsey Greco - Apr 12, 2019
And experience the true, often unseen, world around you through her eyes. Don't miss the release of her new record ‘The Question’ out on Fluff & Gravy Records at OMSI's Kendall Planetarium on May 2.
Labels to Watch: PJCE, Dazzleships, Infinite Companion and Fluff & Gravy RecordsRobert Ham, Katey Trnka, Chris Young - Feb 22, 2019
Whether on cassette, vinyl or streaming online, Portland’s best sonic curators provide a diverse snapshot of what our city sounds like—from all sorts of jazz, to authentic singer-songwriters...
Artist to Watch: Bask in Merō's Slow-Burning Gloom PopRyan J. Prado - Feb 8, 2019
The emotive four-piece's debut record has been three years in the making but they're finally ready to celebrate the digital release of 'Hands,' 10 tracks of moody pop, alongside Sama Dams, Sheers...