This past year, MusicPortland also partnered with J-Fell Presents and Vortex for our educational Get Paid! panel series. Watch the live stream from our past panel on booking, touring and promoting, and listen to a convo with The Future of What on licensing, partnership and sponsorship.
My Layoff Was My Trap Door to FreedomJenni Moore - Jan 14, 2021
For BIPOC writers, the freelance game might just be the way to survive this mass media industry without experiencing burnout.
New Year, New Editor, Who Dis?Blake Hickman - Jan 8, 2021
And why local music coverage matters more than ever right now.
Welcome To Our WorldMac Smiff - Dec 7, 2020
"I want to amplify Black voices without sacrificing the clarity of our voices," says Mac Smiff, who guest edits the new print issue of Vortex. Featuring work from Black writers, photographers and...
Changes: The Future of VortexChris Young - Aug 25, 2020
During these tumultuous times for the music industry and our country, we took the summer off from printing a new issue. Passing the mic, Vortex will return this fall with guest editor Mac Smiff...
Related Photo Galleries
Behind the Cover: Casso Dinero's Illustration for Issue 25January 12, 2021 10:00am
Music—like all art—requires inspiration. Too often, for Black artists, that inspiration is our lives.
The Emo Night Tour at Hawthorne Theatre on June 29, 2019Photos by Joshua Hathaway
July 2, 2019 1:00pm
John Waters and Other Scenes from Burger Boogaloo on July 1-2, 2017Photos by Autumn Andel
July 10, 2017 6:30pm
The People and Art of What The Festival at Wolf Run Ranch on June 16-18, 2017Photos by Tojo Andrianarivo
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