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!
Contra Party: 'Heather' [Song Premiere]Ryan Voelker - Jan 16, 2020
Embracing the balance between being a club owner and making music, Holocene co-founder Scott McLean is set to release the debut record from his moody rock project Contra Party on January 17—and...
Making Moves with Mo Troper [Song Premiere]Jose Amandor - Dec 11, 2019
The pillar of Portland power pop has had a busy year but it only appears to be ramping up as Mo Troper just celebrated the grand opening of his new retail store Hawthorne Game Exchange and is set...
Exploring the Experimental in Portland MusicChris Young - Nov 6, 2019
“It’s a wild time to be in Portland because there’s so much experimentation going on and it’s really beautiful.” Discover our city’s experimental music sanctuaries, where nothing is off limits and...
Creative Music Guild: Expert Improvisation on DisplayChris Young - Oct 8, 2019
With multiple regular series frequently introducing local concertgoers to brilliant improvisers from near and far, the Creative Music Guild seeks to break musical barriers while building community...
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