Shook Twins: The Voices of BalanceSkylor Powell - Feb 14, 2019
Identical twin sisters Laurie and Katelyn Shook harmonize about the good men in their lives on their new LP. 'Some Good Lives' is out February 15 via Portland's Dutch Records, but get ready to...
Y La Bamba Soundtracks A MovementElizabeth Seward - Feb 1, 2019
A synchronous accompaniment to #MeToo, Y La Bamba's fifth record is a testament to the strength of women. “We are women, we are powerful,” Luz Elena Mendoza sings on the title track...
All for One, One for All: Dave Holland in ConversationNathan Rizzo - Apr 4, 2017
The talismanic jazz bassist speaks with Vortex in advance of his can’t-miss April 7 performance at Portland’s Revolution Hall.
Walking the Lost Highway: A Conversation with John ScofieldNathan Rizzo - Feb 21, 2017
The Grammy-winning composer and guitarist talks ‘Country For Old Men,’ simple playing, and Paul Desmond ahead of his appearance at the PDX Jazz Festival on February 24 at Revolution Hall.