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Pete Krebs Talks Hazel Reunion, Oregon Music Hall of Fame, New Albums And More

09/17/2016 | 0 comments

By NEIL FERGUSON // "I know that when we were playing live in Portland quite a bit, we always tried our best and we always brought a certain level of honesty that was completely 100% the best we could ...


Q/A: with drummer and Sirius XM radio personality Richard Christy

09/14/2016 | 0 comments

By RUBEN MOSQUEDA // Christy caught up with Oregon Music News while on break from his day gig on [Sirius’] The Howard Stern Show to talk about the new Charred Walls of the Damned album, pumpkin beer, ...


Q/A: with Portland's 'wreckin' machine' BREAKER BREAKER

08/31/2016 | 0 comments

By RUBEN MOSQUEDA // Portland's BREAKER BREAKER have a record release party Wednesday September 7 


Photo by: Ray Gordon

Logan Lynn on his new album "Adieu" and overcoming mental health struggles

07/12/2016 | 0 comments

BY MEGHAN KEARNEY // Logan Lynn is set to release new record "Adieu," an album about saying goodbye to struggles past, on September 23rd


Tony Coleman, Blues drummer

The Whole Blues Truth and Nothing but the Blues Truth: An exclusive interview with Tony "TC" Coleman Part I

05/31/2016 | 0 comments

By CHRISTA MORLETTI MCINTYRE // Part I of a candid, frank, open, in-depth interview with Blues legend, drummer Tony Coleman, who was known as the spine of BB King's band for 29 years and has played with ...


Tony Coleman, Blues Legend Drummer

The Whole Blues Truth and Nothing but the Blues Truth - Part 2 - A Controversial Interview with Tony "TC" Coleman

05/31/2016 | 0 comments

By CHRISTA MORLETTI MCINTYRE //  Part II of an exclusive and in-depth interview with Blues legend, drummer Tony Coleman, who was the spine of BB King's band for 29 years and has played with the best  ...


Eddie Trunk unpacked and ready for the NW

03/10/2016 | 0 comments

By RUBEN MOSQUEDA // Coming to Malibu's in Vancouver on Friday, March 18


My Brothers and I: Infectious rhythms and grooves made by a real family unit.

03/07/2016 | 0 comments

By VANESSA SALVIA //  "We want the blank canvases and to create songs that people can really relate to, from either the positive message or that it just got their toes tapping or made people feel ...


Geoff Tate: Touring is "The Key" to success - Q&A

02/17/2016 | 0 comments

By Ruben Mosqueda // "Music IS art and music Is essential to the human environment and essential to the human story. We need art. It’s one of the most essential things to human existence."


Saxophonist Bartz: No such thing as Jazz or improvisation? The master musician speaks - audio - PDX Jazz Festival 2016

02/01/2016 | 0 comments

By Tom D'Antoni // He'll be at the PDX Jazz Festival 2016 on February 20


Photo by Audrey Ray

Welcome to Portland, Ralph Carney!

12/27/2015 | 0 comments

By THEA PRIETO // As of last month Portland can count itself home to one the most versatile and experimental instrumentalists of our time.


Doubleclicks: Nerd power

12/09/2015 | 0 comments

By WILLIAM KENNEDY// Portland Nerd-folk Duo The Doubleclicks embark on West Coast Tour  


Marc Baker accepting induction into the Oregon Music Hall of Fame, October 10, 2015

Marc Baker: The Reverend Revisits His Church

11/30/2015 | 0 comments

By DON CAMPBELL // Out of his own pocket he produced “Marc Baker’s Church of NW Music, Volume 2 – Viva Portland.” He worked diligently with labels and artists to procure and clear ...


Johnny Dwork

An Alchemy of Sound: The Transformative Power of Johnny Dwork's Laser Harp Alembic

11/27/2015 | 0 comments

By Aaron Martin // "With the development of this laser harp, DJ's can break free from the confines of staring at a tiny computer while performing. Now we can play music by dancing with light."


Folk duo Tall Heights open for the Shook Twins on Saturday night at Revolution Hall.

Folk duo Tall Heights open for Shook Twins Saturday

11/19/2015 | 0 comments

By SCOTT CUNNINGHAM //  “The overall sound is more important than the individual vocal tones,” Harrington explains. You do “ whatever you have to do to your singing voice to make ...


Rasheed Jamal

Rasheed Jamal: The Evolotion of a Hip-Hop Artist

11/17/2015 | 0 comments

By CERVANTE POPE // From serious topics like race to fodder poking fun at fake ballers on social media, SANKOFA is riddled with bangers that both make you think and make you bounce.


Don s Grapes

Don Lange: Music into Wine...Wine into Music

11/11/2015 | 0 comments

By SCOTT CUNNINGHAM Lange had his first taste of Pinot Noir and found himself hooked. “It was sort of like ‘Blowin' in the Wind’ on my car radio,” he says. Now he makes music AND ...


L-R: Dave Fleschner, Earl Thomas, Jimmy Wilcox, Billy Mixer

Dave Fleschner and Earl Thomas join forces for a new project/album

10/26/2015 | 2 comments

By Scott Cunningham // Where Love Begins is the title of the forthcoming album from The Blues Cabaret. It just might be a fitting title for the next chapter in Dave Fleschner's career as well. Album release ...


The Weather Machine performing at The Governor s Cup Coffee Roasters in Salem on Sept. 25. / Photos by Benjamin Mah

The Weather Machine: In A Good Place - with gallery of Governor's Cup show

10/22/2015 | 0 comments

BY OSSIE BLADINE // Frontman Slater Smith discusses the band's upcoming East Coast and European tours, and opening for The Alabama Shakes.


'Re-Inventing the Future' w/ Operation: Mindcrime's Geoff Tate - Q&A

10/19/2015 | 0 comments

By Ruben Mosqueda // "I'm a true believer that albums need time for people to absorb them, appreciate them and fall in love with them"--Geoff Tate


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