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Just like a vortex in nature revolves around a central axis, Vortex Music Magazine revolves around our community—aka you! So we’d like to invite you to join the Vortex Access Party!

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We chronicle Portland's musical vortex. Then we ship it to your door when it comes out each quarter.


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This month, you could score:

A Pair of Tix to Picklefest + #PDXmusic on Vinyl

Wanna win a pair of tix to Picklefest on July 14 plus #PDXmusic on vinyl? Just fill out the form below!Wanna win a pair of tix to Picklefest on July 14 plus #PDXmusic on vinyl? Just fill out the form below!It’s brine time baby! And we’re sending you to SE Portland for a beer, band, baseball and pickley good time because Vortex and the Portland Pickles have teamed up to curate a bounty of rising NW talent live and on vinyl at the inaugural Picklefest! You and your bestie will score:

Tacocat, Kyle Craft and The Parson Red Heads live from 3-6:30pm

▶ A souvenir pint glass with a free first fill

▶ Right Field Berm tix to Portland Pickles baseball game at 7:05pm

#PDXmusic on vinyl: The Sounds of Portland on 12-inch vinyl (featuring 12 songs from local artists curated by Vortex and Portland Pickles) plus Vortex’s Record Store Day release Our City, Our Sounds, Vol. 2 on 10-inch vinyl

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