The past Sunday evening, the Crystal Ballroom filled with music fans and musicians alike for a very special celebration and benefit recognizing the Cascade Blues Association's 30-year contribution to our Northwest music scene. The CBA, one of the nation's oldest and largest blues societies, is a testament to the diverse and thriving music scene here in Portland.
Laryssa Birdseye: 'Press Play' [Music Video]Brendan Swogger - Dec 23, 2019
Taking a more upbeat, pop direction, Portland’s Laryssa Birdseye returns with a brand new EP, ‘Press Play,’ alongside a titular single and its accompanying 80s-inspired music video.
Pledge to Support Record Stores and Artists This Holiday SeasonChris Young - Dec 12, 2019
If your local record store doesn't have what you're looking for, it's not their fault. Major labels have failed to properly distribute physical products, which means artists are losing money while...
Cat Hoch: 'One of Us' [Song Premiere]Chris Young - Sep 24, 2019
The dreamy psych rock songwriter tells Close Read how she got into music in the first place—and how Drake saved her life. Celebrate the release of her debut record ‘Temptations,’ out via Amplus...
Quenching A Collaborative ThirstKatey Trnka - Aug 20, 2019
Portland beverage makers and bands join forces.
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