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
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...
Happy Halloween! Korgy & Bass and ADDverse Effects Raise Hairs with 'All Hallows' [Song Premiere]Chris Young - Oct 30, 2017
The electro and hip-hop mashing duo link up with J. Fiji Azzam, emcee for ADDverse Effects, for a haunted offering. Catch K&B at the Jack London Revue on November 1.
Hear Korgy & Bass Continue the Collaboration [EP Premiere]Chris Young - Jun 23, 2017
The duo's jazzy, electronic, hip-hop-mashing second EP features a host of guest collaborators. Due out June 23 via Cavity Search Records, you can catch the pair celebrating its release live at...
Vortex On VinylChris Young - Apr 20, 2017
To celebrate our third birthday, we asked 11 of our favorite local artists to give us an unreleased song and, thanks to Vinyl On Demand, we cut Portland’s hottest new tracks to wax! 'Our City, Our...
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