Just Another Day at the Beach with Guantanamo BaywatchJohn Chandler - Jul 2, 2015
With a new record that's a definite fidelity upgrade, Portland’s most dependable and off-the-hook beach party posse looks take significant strides forward while continuing the fun, fun, fun. Photo...
Real Recognize Real: Manny MondayBlake Hickman - Mar 19, 2015
"The best music can come from struggle." Photo by Kevin Hasenkopf
SOS: Forever YoungEric Skelton - Nov 15, 2014
Mixing technology with a fearless approach to creativity, alt-R&B duo SOS provide the soundtrack for a generation raised by the internet.
Lost in the Rose CityRyan J. Prado - Jul 7, 2014
Snowblind Traveler brings macabre tales to new town.
Keeping an Eye on EyelidsJohn Chandler - Jul 2, 2014
Five Portland elder statesmen assemble as a “fun necessity”—an excuse to practice background vocals and eat Mexican food. With the debut LP '854' out on Jealous Butcher Records on October 14 and a...
Us Lights: Growing Up TogetherEric Skelton - Jun 2, 2014
With decades of collective experience, five local musicians have finally found a home together making arena-ready atmospheric pop.
Exroyale: Moon MusicEric Skelton - May 1, 2014
￼Without revealing band photos or even their own names, the mysterious trio of Portland electro-poppers have managed to establish a strong image for themselves—even though they've only released...
Joy Pearson: Breaking and MendingAndrea Janda - May 1, 2014
The agnostic daughter of a pastor father, Joy Pearson’s first seven-track EP, 'Breaker,' is out this May. Citing Willie Nelson’s 'Red Headed Stranger' as an example of how to communicate a...
Coma Serfs: Like a Punk Kid Waltzing with a Polar BearThor Benson - Apr 28, 2014
Psychedelic rock that feels like ruining someone's beach party, Coma Serfs hold down the fort at Bunk Bar—as they've been known to do—on May 1 with The Pharmacy and The Blank Tapes' Matt Adams and...
Paradise Lost—and FoundJohn Chandler - Apr 22, 2014
A rock and roll couple survives the labor pains of making a second album. Out today, the Portland four-piece will celebrate its release on May 3 at the Doug Fir with The Upsidedown and The Suicide...