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Rose City Circus at Alberta Rose Theatre, Nov. 30, 2023 / Photos

Dec 2, 2023

By John Rudoff //

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Steve Wilkinson on his first solo album Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #405

Nov 30, 2023

By TOM D'ANTONI // Steve Wilkinson just released his first solo album, recorded in New Mexico at Rob Stroup's studio. You know him from Gravel Pit, Mission 5 and Wilkinson Blades. 

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Storm Large, 16th Holiday Ordeal, Aladdin Theater, Nov. 24-25, 2023 / Photos

Nov 26, 2023

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Jeremy Wilson on the Next Waltz, the Foundation and the music / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #404

Nov 21, 2023

By TOM D'ANTONI // Jeremy Wilson is here to let us in on the preparations for this weekend's annual The Next Waltz concert and how the Foundation is doing and what's up with him?

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LEISURE at Wonder Ballroom November 2, 2023 / Photos

Nov 21, 2023


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Jun 1, 2023

Oregon-based rock band Last Giant's "Animals," from their forthcoming album, Monuments

Beginning in 2014 from the ashes of former Northwest indie-rockers System and Station (1998-2013), Last Giant is comprised of front man RFK Heise (vocals, guitar, keys), Palmer Cloud (bass), and Matt Willes (drums). 

All things in due time. Portland, Oregon's Last Giant has been patiently waiting to release their 4th full-length album Monuments into the world. Filled with monstrous guitar riffs, ...


Mar 10, 2023

Wayne Shorter: A musical obituary by Christopher Woitach, Paull K. Ward and David Evans / audio

By PAUL K. WARD //  Three Portland musicians pay tribute to the late saxophone master, Wayne Shorter.

Wayne Shorter, prominent and influential jazz tenor saxophonist, and composer, passed away on March 2, 2023, at the age of 89, after a long, active life playing and shaping America’s great musical ...


Mar 3, 2023

Audio premiere: Leadbetter Band / "All It Is"

Leadbetter is a band from Bend. This is the premiere of "All It Is," their new song from their new album Cake. OMN Featured audio.

We are told: Eric Leadbetter on the song:  "'All It Is' is a really fun funky rock tune that was born with the rebirth and new line up of the band.  It started as a groove in my head when ...


Nov 23, 2021

My Brothers and I: "Anger and Grace" / Featured audio

Oregon-based brothers-turned-bandmates, My Brothers And I just released a new single entitled "Anger and Grace,"

We are told: Oregon-based brothers-turned-bandmates, My Brothers And I, exude soul and emotion through their indie pop jams. The band, which consists of Wurgler brothers Erik (bass/vocals), David (lead ...


Apr 14, 2021

Killin' The Silence: "Life Support: / OMN Featured audio

Just released, Killin' the Silence gives us "Life Support" from conversations between vocalist Monivoi Vataiki, lyricist Stephen Jerome, and producer/lyricist The Stains of Leisure about near death experiences that they had personally lived through and what it was like to occupying that hazy space between life and death.

We are told:   This genesis of Killin the Silence's new single "Life Support," was released by the Portland, Oregon-based hip-hop group April 8th, sprang from conversations between vocalist ...


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