The Future of What: Band Management with Slim Moon, Ingrid Renan and Louie BandakAnna McClain - Mar 4, 2016
A weekly music industry podcast for newcomers and insiders alike, The Future of What tackles important topics in the business. This week we go back to basics to talk band management: What does a...
A Portlander’s Guide To JazzChris Young - Feb 4, 2016
From jazz in pop culture to the essential PDX jazz records to where you can experience it live, here's a crash course in local jazz.
Want to Sell Out Your Next Show?Chris Young - Jan 18, 2016
Take these concert promotion tips from local music marketing pros and add them to your checklist—then pick up plenty more when Vortex hosts a marketing meet up at the Doug Fir on January 24...
How to Press Vinyl, LocallyChris Young - Oct 21, 2015
The birth of local vinyl is happening just down the road from SE Portland in Milwaukie at Cascade Record Pressing, the only vinyl pressing facility in the Northwest and the first one ever in...
Made In Portland: Holiday Gift Guide 2014Chris Young, Eric Skelton - Dec 5, 2014
We all know our city is bursting with musical talent, but it’s also full of behind-the-scenes rock stars. From gear to literature and film to furniture and accessories, if you’re looking for a...
Amplifying Headphone Excellence in PortlandJeff Dorgay - Jul 7, 2014
Upgrade your portable audio experience with ALO.
TurntablesJeff Dorgay - May 5, 2014
Longing for a turntable? Vortex's Jeff Dorgay offers three tables that come in small, medium and large prices that'll affordably get you spinning vinyl—so you can, of course, save the rest of your...