Blitzen Trapper released their eighth studio album, All Across This Land, on October 2 and wrapped up their West Coast tour at home to celebrate the release—listen to the title track below.
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...
In Dark Times, I Sing of TreesOlivia Awbrey - Apr 22, 2020
In a blink, Covid-19 devastated the music industry. Together, we’ll adapt and evolve. During these times of uncertainty, it's more important than ever to shine a light on information that provides...
Food, Drink and Music: Portland Bars and Restaurants Get ItRyan J. Prado - Aug 17, 2019
There’s an intrinsic connection between the purveyors fine food and drink in this city and those who make the sweet sounds that fill our ears. From Bunk Sandwiches, Sizzle Pie and Wayfinder Beer...
Uncovering Songs and Stories with Sarah Clarke of Dirty Revival, Saeeda Wright and Moorea MasaChris Young - Feb 4, 2019
In 2019, Vortex is bringing songs and stories into the world through our #PDXmusic Song A Month collaboration with Blue Heron Studio and a new storytelling live series with Artists Rep. Do not...