An Icon Is BornHarris Newman - Sep 11, 2019
Jamie Mustard has cracked the code for why certain songs endure over time—and he’s willing to share the formula.
Portland’s Ice Queen Tackles Her Next ChapterBren Swogger - Sep 6, 2019
Three years after the release of her debut, Portland pop artist Courtney Noe prepares to drop a brand new EP, 'Bad Attitude.' Vortex talked with the Ice Queen about new sounds, new styles and a...
Vortex On Vinyl, Again!Chris Young - Apr 9, 2018
Happy fourth birthday to us! To celebrate, we gathered eight unreleased songs from local artists and, thanks to Vinyl On Demand, cut a danceable, rock-and-rollable, emotional smattering of stellar...
Ages and Ages: 'How It Feels' [Song Premiere]Chris Young - Oct 2, 2017
Between forest fires, tropical storms and Trump, sometimes it can feel like the end of the world. Amongst all this real-life tumult, the Portland six-piece feels out their emotions and recognizes...
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