New Year, New Editor, Who Dis?Blake Hickman - Jan 8, 2021
And why local music coverage matters more than ever right now.
Welcome To Our WorldMac Smiff - Dec 7, 2020
"I want to amplify Black voices without sacrificing the clarity of our voices," says Mac Smiff, who guest edits the new print issue of Vortex. Featuring work from Black writers, photographers and...
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...
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