Oregon’s Bluesman: Norman SylvesterJory Farr - May 7, 2020
In 1987, B.B. King told a 42-year-old Norman Sylvester to devote himself full time to music. The Boogie Cat heeded that advice and became his own ambassador of blues: "Musicians are messengers. We...
Gordon Keepers: 'Romeo' [Song Premiere]Katey Trnka - Jan 28, 2019
Portland music veteran Gordon Keepers' debut solo effort opens with the timeless tale of love against a backdrop of intolerance. Don't miss his record release show at No Fun on February 15.
Aesop Rock: A Bazooka Tooth Lives In The Rose CitySam Gehrke - Aug 17, 2016
After some two decades in the indie rap game, Ian Bavitz's journey has led the vocal acrobat to Portland as he inches closer to becoming a household name.
Us Lights: 'Home' [Video Premiere]Chris Young - Feb 6, 2015
The band and director threw a premiere party last night at Holocene, but now Vortex has it here for your internet-viewing pleasure!