Changes: The Future of VortexChris Young - Aug 25, 2020
During these tumultuous times for the music industry and our country, we took the summer off from printing a new issue. Passing the mic, Vortex will return this fall with guest editor Mac Smiff...
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...
Harvee Bird: 5 Questions Before The ThesisBlake Hickman - Oct 31, 2019
From punk rock to live band hip-hop, don't miss Harvee Bird rocking The Thesis stage at Kelly's Olympian on First Thursday, November 7 with [E]mpress, Ki$, BAQI and Verbz.
Artist to Watch: Wynne's On The Rise In Rip CityMac Smiff - Oct 17, 2019
With the city's hip-hop scene behind her, Wynne is set to drop her debut mixtape on October 25 and continue her effort to bring about town unity with her blistering rhymes.
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