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Jared Mees: 'Signal Fire' [Video Premiere]Chris Young - Mar 10, 2017
Grappling with big issues, the Tender Loving Empire founder returns with a new life-affirming record full of his signature feel-good rock. Ranging from countrified to electronic on 'Life is Long,'...
Olivia Awbrey: 'Ones To Make It' [Song Premiere]Chris Young - Mar 9, 2017
Packing well-crafted, road-tested tunes on her new record, Olivia Awbrey spreads her folksy wings and brings some outspoken punky, rock and roll energy to her full-band, studio debut while still...
Dan Cable Presents: Balto Live from Mountain Air Studios [Video Premiere]Dan Cable - Mar 1, 2017
Watch Portland’s Balto perform “Shots In The Dark” plus listen to the entire live session and interview with Dan Cable—and then subscribe to the podcast to hear new episodes every Friday.
Camp Crush: 'Hold Me Now' [Video Premiere]Chris Young - Feb 24, 2017
A new year means a new sound—inspired by soaring '80s rock—is here for Camp Crush. They'll debut the new single live at this year's MOGO Music Festival on March 3 at the White Eagle and you can...
Dan Cable Presents: Mat Randol Live from Mountain Air Studios [Video Premiere]Dan Cable - Feb 22, 2017
Watch Portland’s Mat Randol perform “What Makes You Free?” plus listen to the entire live session and interview with Dan Cable—and then subscribe to the podcast to hear new episodes every Friday.
Watch Live Sessions with 11 MOGO Music Festival Artists Thanks to Dan Cable Presents [Video Playlist]Dan Cable - Feb 17, 2017
Get a preview of Portland’s MOGO Music Fest with performances from Mic Capes, Cambrian Explosion, Santiam, Korgy & Bass and many more. Plus, find out how to win fest tickets here!
Megan Diana: 'Settler' [Video Premiere]Chris Young - Feb 16, 2017
Connecting the past and the present, get a sneak peek of Megan Diana's new video before she premieres it in person at Action/Adventure Theatre on February 22 opening for Siren and the Sea.
Barra Brown Unveils a New 'Poem' from his Collaborative Project featuring Catherine Feeny [Song Premiere]Chris Young - Feb 10, 2017
Several years in the making, the drummer's 'Poem Project,' which sees numerous musicians reinterpreting his song, finally has a release date: April 7 via Cavity Search Records. Listen to "Poem No....
Noah Kite: 'Lucifern' [Song Premiere]Chris Young - Feb 9, 2017
The passionate, explosive singer-songwriter dives deep into the significance behind the first powerful single from his self-titled record. Don't miss his release show at the Alberta Street Pub on...
Jon Koonce: 'Woman Stronger Than Man' [Song Premiere]Chris Young - Jan 26, 2017
Hardened by technology and the music industry, the Portland mainstay releases his 13th record—a bluesy, soulful, analog statement—at the Mission Theater on February 4.
Jacob Miller and the Bridge City Crooners: 'Spin That Record' [Video Premiere]Chris Young - Jan 10, 2017
Catch the six-piece Americana outfit before their winter West Coast tour on January 14 at Landmark Saloon or upon their return on February 11 at the LaurelThirst.
John Craigie: ‘Virgin Guitar’ [Song Premiere]Chris Young - Jan 3, 2017
Half folksy singer-songwriter, half comedic storyteller, Craigie celebrated (and sold out) a PDX-only release show more than a month before his 10th studio album is set to drop, but you can now...
Siren and the Sea: 'Amazon' [Song Premiere]Chris Young - Dec 1, 2016
Dive underwater with Cristina Cano and ready yourself for nine nights of multi-media musical performance when the band celebrates Siren and the Sea's new record at Action/Adventure Theatre from...
Echo Pearl Varsity: 'Twilight Karma' [Video Premiere]Katey Trnka - Nov 28, 2016
Even while inviting listeners to "perceive as they will," a standard piece of advice from jazz musicians, Echo Pearl Varsity was kind enough to let Vortex in on the story that inspired "Twilight...
Blossom: 'Black Magic Woman' [Video Premiere]Chris Young - Nov 21, 2016
"We women are stronger together than against each other." See how far Blossom has come and how much further she has to go at night one of The Thesis' two-day, two-year anniversary party at Kelly's...