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Hailey Verhaalen: 'Someday When This Is Over'Bren Swogger - Jul 13, 2020
As the world continues to cope with the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, Nashville-via-Portland country songwriter and American Idol alum Hailey Verhaalen has released a new song to help everyone get...
The Sounds of The Rose City Revolution [Playlist]Chris Young - Jun 10, 2020
Thanks to the independent thinkers in the streets, freelance journalists on social media, and #PDXmusic makers in our homegrown studios, this revolution is both live and televised—and our protest...
Watch Bocha's 'Brown Skin' Live at EYRST Studios [Video Premiere]Chris Young - Jun 9, 2020
If you are going to indulge in black culture, then you must truly honor the bodies behind the art. If you see beauty in "Brown Skin," then take Bocha's words to heart.
Dakota Theim: 'Better Unsaid' [Video Premiere]Chris Young - May 18, 2020
The Portland singer-songwriter quietly released his debut LP—10 tracks of indelible pop songs that feel like they'd sound right at home coming out of a '60s jukebox—at the beginning of the year....
Bad Shadows: ‘Voices In The Dark’ [Video Premiere]N.L. Brooks - May 12, 2020
It’s the early 1960s and you’re watching your freakbeat lover from England catch some SoCal waves. But you may have to make a quick getaway and move on soon as there’s someone, or something, on...
Patina: 'All I Ever Had' [Video Premiere]Chris Young - Apr 24, 2020
The Americana sextet emanate a warm familiarity on their third LP 'Hard Luck Sound,' making the kind of music that feels like hanging with old friends. Out now, enjoy some superb cinematography...
Whim: 'Brick Walls and All Their Secrets' [Song Premiere]Bruna Cucolo - Mar 19, 2020
Bricks are not the only things that hold secrets. On Whim’s new single, the artist leaves plenty obscured for listeners to discover on their own.
Fox and Bones: 'Already Here (Music in Modern Times)' [Song Premiere]Chris Young - Feb 20, 2020
The duo get real about the struggles professional musicians face while also savoring making music for a living. Celebrate the release of this single—as well as their signing to Portland's Dutch...
Shy Honey: 'Runaway' [Video Premiere]Chris Young - Feb 14, 2020
Soaked in nostalgia for the ’80s and ’90s, Shy Honey's synthpop love songs are perfect for any and all the Valentine's Day feels in your life right now. Mark your cal for a night of indelible...
Olivia Awbrey: 'Advanced State of Decay' [Song Premiere]Chris Young - Feb 10, 2020
Prepping to release her punk-tinged, self-aware debut LP on May 1, Olivia Awbrey will crisscross the NW rocking Rx Fest on February 15 and Boise’s Treefort at the end of March before returning...
Mr. Vale's Math Class: 'Walkin'' [Video Premiere]Chris Young - Jan 30, 2020
Jordan Vale and friends make arithmetic an activity you'll want to do at the bar—starting with a free show at The Firkin Tavern on February 7 and followed by Onion The Man's record release show at...
Contra Party: 'Heather' [Song Premiere]Ryan Voelker - Jan 16, 2020
Embracing the balance between being a club owner and making music, Holocene co-founder Scott McLean is set to release the debut record from his moody rock project Contra Party on January 17—and...
Phosphene: 'Cocoon' [Song Premiere]Chris Young - Jan 15, 2020
Envelope yourself in the first driving dream pop single from Phosphene's forthcoming record, and then hear it live at the Alberta Street Pub on January 30.
Happy Birthday to Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl, with Soul from Michalangela [Song and Video Premiere]Chris Young - Jan 14, 2020
We've all played "The Pretender" and dreamed of rocking out alongside our favorite musicians. But what happens when you're talented enough to reenvision their music and you share the same birthday...
Laryssa Birdseye: 'Press Play' [Music Video]Bren Swogger - Dec 23, 2019
Taking a more upbeat, pop direction, Portland’s Laryssa Birdseye returns with a brand new EP, ‘Press Play,’ alongside a titular single and its accompanying 80s-inspired music video.