With the release of the two-track EP Vol. I last June, we introduced you to the jazz-schooled, hip-hop-sampled minds of drummer Barra Brown and bassist Alex Meltzer—aka Korgy & Bass. Almost a year down the road, we’ve gotten to know the pair more and more as they’ve shown their collaborative colors by bringing more players into the mix like Coco Columbia, Two Planets, Catherine Feeny and Rasheed Jamal. The pair... read more
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.
Frank Irwin Quintet Tackles Nine Inch Nails' 'Piggy' with Help from Korgy & Bass' MLTZR and Cloud Castle [Song Premiere]Chris Young - Sep 4, 2020
Hear two sides of the brooding '90s industrial rock song—one full of jazzy free improvisation and another that eloquently addresses police brutality and social injustice.
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...
Korgy & Bass: 'The Toy Is Not The Piano' [Video Premiere]Chris Young - Feb 20, 2019
Delve into the weird, beat-sampling minds of the eclectic duo now and then don't miss them rocking this year's PDX Jazz Festival as part of the "Not Exactly Jazz" series at the White Eagle on...
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