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!
Shy Honey: 'Runaway' [Video Premiere]Chris Young - Feb 14, 2020
Soaked in nostalgia for the ’80s and ’90s, Shy Honey's synthpop love songs are perfect for any and all the Valentine's Day feels in your life right now. Mark your cal for a night of indelible...
Olivia Awbrey: 'Advanced State of Decay' [Song Premiere]Chris Young - Feb 10, 2020
Prepping to release her punk-tinged, self-aware debut LP on May 1, Olivia Awbrey will crisscross the NW rocking Rx Fest on February 15 and Boise’s Treefort at the end of March before returning...
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...
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