Save Our StagesChris Young - May 6, 2020
We need numerous independently owned venues and festivals to sustain our robust music ecosystem in Oregon. As the first to close but the last to reopen, these incubators of artistry are vital to...
Music Will TriumphChris Young - Apr 6, 2020
In times of uncertainty, it's more important than ever to shine a light on information that provides hope and offers perspective beyond overwhelming coronavirus stats. We will continue to publish...
Olivia Awbrey: 'Advanced State of Decay' [Song Premiere]Chris Young - Feb 10, 2020
Prepping to release her punk-tinged, self-aware debut LP on May 1, Olivia Awbrey will crisscross the NW rocking Rx Fest on February 15 and Boise’s Treefort at the end of March before returning...
Portland’s Ice Queen Tackles Her Next ChapterBrendan Swogger - Sep 6, 2019
Three years after the release of her debut, Portland pop artist Courtney Noe prepares to drop a brand new EP, 'Bad Attitude.' Vortex talked with the Ice Queen about new sounds, new styles and a...
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