Our little Vortex has been swirling around for three years, steadily picking up fans as we cover more and more of the diverse bands and artists who make Portland’s musical vortex so vibrant. Along the way, our voice has grown stronger, more confident—thanks to the support of this creatively buoyant music community and readers like you. Our goal from day one was to make the Portland music scene more successful by... read more
Cannabis Connections in #PDXmusicChris Young - Apr 14, 2019
Whether it’s 4/20 or just Friday, we’ve crowdsourced Portland’s most tokeable tunes from those with the finest taste in cannabis and music. Whether explicitly about bringing a blunt through or...
I Got 5 On ItChris Young - Apr 12, 2019
We turn five with our 20th issue, which drops on 4/20—and we all know that music and cannabis make a merry pairing so let's celebrate! Join us a day early on April 19 at Artists Rep when ePP,...
Independent TogetherChris Young - Feb 1, 2019
Portland continues to evolve—and it’s not cautiously awaiting our input before it does. Be proactive and take control of your future through education and advocacy.
The PDX Pedal BoardAdam Sweeney - Dec 17, 2018
Stumptown has its fair share of folks tinkering with stomp boxes, but Malekko Heavy Industry, Catalinbread and Spaceman are three to keep your eyes and ears on. Photos by Sam Gehrke
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