Vortex Music Magazine celebrated the release of our debut issue at Holocene on Sunday, May 18. Our supportive backers and amazing staff joined us as everyone in attendance enjoyed an all-PDX bill featuring The Ghost Ease, Bed., Cellotronik (aka Skip vonKuske of The Portland Cello Project), Focus Troup and Half Shadow.Thank you to everyone who came out as well as the countless others who have supported our nascent publication. Here's to many more!
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...
The Sounds of The Rose City Revolution [Playlist]Chris Young - Jun 10, 2020
Thanks to the independent thinkers in the streets, freelance journalists on social media, and #PDXmusic makers in our homegrown studios, this revolution is both live and televised—and our protest...
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...
Music Will TriumphChris Young - Apr 6, 2020
In times of uncertainty, it's more important than ever to shine a light on information that provides hope and offers perspective beyond overwhelming coronavirus stats. We will continue to publish...
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