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Making Moves with Mo Troper [Song Premiere]Jose Amandor - Dec 11, 2019
The pillar of Portland power pop has had a busy year but it only appears to be ramping up as Mo Troper just celebrated the grand opening of his new retail store Hawthorne Game Exchange and is set...
Bart Budwig: 'Sock Song' [Video Premiere]Chris Young - Dec 4, 2019
Full of goofy nostalgia—and in honor of National Sock Day, natch—the tender-hearted Eastern Oregon singer-songwriter welcomes us into his musical family for a sock fight! Celebrate the release of...
Korgy & Bass: 'Remote' [Video Premiere]Chris Young - Nov 19, 2019
Exploring several corners of these United States, 'Remote' is an across-the-country collaboration between PDX beatmakers Korgy & Bass and NOLA trumpeter Cyrus Nabipoor. Supplemented by fresh...
Frank Irwin Quintet Studio Session at Super Secret Studios [Video Premiere]Dan Cable - Oct 30, 2019
Watch Portland’s Frank Irwin Quintet perform “Teleportation and other Epiphanies” live at Super Secret Studios. Catch the band at Strum Guitars on November 1.
Hustle and Drone: 'Shadow Fly' [Song Premiere]Chris Young - Oct 25, 2019
Get ready for a slower, darker, more introspective sound from the synthy Portland trio when they celebrate the release of their sophomore record 'What an Uproar’ at Bunk Bar on November 14.
Camp Crush: 'Fireflies' [Video Premiere]Chris Young - Oct 23, 2019
Honing their soaring synth sound on the new EP ‘Feel Something,’ celebrate Camp Crush's prolific DIY spirit at the Doug Fir on November 4 with The Slants—playing their final show ever!—and Shy...
Cat Hoch: 'One of Us' [Song Premiere]Chris Young - Sep 24, 2019
The dreamy psych rock songwriter tells Close Read how she got into music in the first place—and how Drake saved her life. Celebrate the release of her debut record ‘Temptations,’ out via Amplus...
Brother Not Brother: 'Mr. Precarious' [Video Premiere]Chris Young - Sep 13, 2019
Hear a new song—recorded live at Super Secret Studios—from the jangly three-piece and don't miss 'em at the Kennedy School on September 19, Kelly's Olympian on September 27 or the White Eagle on...
Maiah Wynne Collaborates with Portland Cello Project and Rush's Alex Lifeson on Her Beautiful #MeToo Anthem [Song Premiere]Chris Young - Jul 25, 2019
With eight cellos and guitar textures provided by the legendary progressive rocker, Maiah Wynne's new single "Fearless Girl" provides strength for those—"for her, for him, for them, for you"—who...
Laryssa Birdseye: 'Never Have Children' [Song Premiere]Bren Swogger - Jul 24, 2019
Two years after the release of her debut album, the Portland singer-songwriter returns with a brand new single and a soon-to-come sophomore record exploring the grief of heartbreak.
Small Million: 'Saintly' [Song Premiere]Chris Young - Jul 18, 2019
Soak up this "moody gothic pop prayer," a "meditation on the idea that salvation doesn't come from another person." And then hear more new music from the synth pop duo before the Portland Pickles'...
Watch Burn Money Music's Bridge City Cypher feat. Bocha, YoungShirtMayne, Danny Sky and Donte Thomas [Video Premiere]Chris Young - Jul 11, 2019
Never failing to deliver freshness from Portland's hip-hop scene, watch the latest cypher now and then don't miss Danny Sky rocking a set at PDX Pop Now! on July 20.
Dan Cable Presents: Strange Hotels Live at the Doug Fir Lounge [Video Premiere]Dan Cable - Jun 27, 2019
Watch Portland’s Strange Hotels perform “C’mon Forget It” live at the Doug Fir. Then subscribe to the podcast to hear new episodes every Friday, and catch the band at The Liquor Store on July 6.
Boone Howard Plants the Seeds for New Move Studios' Collaborative 'Paradise Hotel' [Video Premiere]Chris Young - Jun 13, 2019
Jesse Bettis of New Move has a new, long-time-coming comp stacked with Portland talent out via Tender Loving Empire on July 26 and now you can hear the Boone Howard song that started it all. Then...
Lost Lander: 'Go Missing' [Song Premiere]Chris Young - Jun 7, 2019
Lost Lander's third album 'Aberdeen' is an experimental song cycle best experienced live when Matt Sheehy brings his one-man, musical storytelling and multimedia performance to Disjecta's stage on...