Contra Party: 'Heather' [Song Premiere]Ryan Voelker - Jan 16, 2020
Embracing the balance between being a club owner and making music, Holocene co-founder Scott McLean is set to release the debut record from his moody rock project Contra Party on January 17—and...
Power, and Music, to the PeopleThacher Schmid - Feb 15, 2017
Portland musicians embrace the challenge of making important political music in 2017. All scenes and cultures across our city are poised to make powerful new music—from hip-hop emcees Cool Nutz,...
A Kinship of Music: In Conversation with KT TunstallBren Swogger - Sep 26, 2016
Ahead of her stop in Portland, Vortex talked with acclaimed singer-songwriter KT Tunstall about her new album, 'KIN,' and her US tour so far.
Portland Down on the FarmRyan J. Prado - Aug 2, 2016
As Pickathon hosts its 18th annual gathering from August 4 to 7, Portland artists and creators of all stripes will continue to represent the best of Portland's sounds, sights and tastes.