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...
The Sounds of The Rose City Revolution [Playlist]Chris Young - Jun 10, 2020
Thanks to the independent thinkers in the streets, freelance journalists on social media, and #PDXmusic makers in our homegrown studios, this revolution is both live and televised—and our protest...
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...
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