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...
Laryssa Birdseye: 'Press Play' [Music Video]Bren 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...
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