50 Great Albums by Portland Artists in 2020Aaron Colter - Dec 22, 2020
To close out the year, Banana Stand Media co-founder and #PDXmusic maven Aaron Colter lists off 50 great albums by Portland artists in 2020.
Y La Bamba Soundtracks A MovementElizabeth Seward - Feb 1, 2019
A synchronous accompaniment to #MeToo, Y La Bamba's fifth record is a testament to the strength of women. “We are women, we are powerful,” Luz Elena Mendoza sings on the title track...
Sallie Ford's Soul-Searching JourneyChris Young - Feb 9, 2017
Struggling with depression and confidence in her musical abilities, Ford leans into her retro-modern rock and roll influences on 'Soul Sick.' Hear her emerge from the darkness at a free release...
At the Altar of the Three Muses: Women, Music and Fashion in PortlandAndrea Janda - Mar 20, 2015
In the space where music, fashion and women coalesce, the city is being shaped by a creative class of female musicians who are in the spotlight, ceaselessly defining the silhouettes, the sounds...
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