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Kris Deelane: Alchemy Shed a place for live music / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #293

By TOM D'ANTONI // Singer-guitarist Kris Deelane has re-opened her lovely outdoor music venue, Alchemy Shed. First shows are this weekend!

Kris Deelane: Alchemy Shed a place for live music / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #293

Country singer William Surly performs for Whiskey Wednesday at Landmark Saloon in Portland.

Whiskey Wednesday returns to Landmark Saloon

By Phil Favorite// A staple of the local country music scene, Whiskey Wednesday at Landmark Saloon has a different look and feel but remains a crowd pleaser

Whiskey Wednesday returns to Landmark Saloon

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New releases 5/8/21

All the new music out this week. CD and vinyl. Courtesy Music Millennium.

New releases 5/8/21

Lennox Kendall Woodworth says  Hello world!

Andrew Paul Woodworth: Making music and having a baby during the pandemic / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #292

By TOM D'ANTONI // Andrew Paul Woodworth returns near the end of the pandemic as he did at the beginning, to bring a smile and show off the work he and his wife did during that time.....a son named Lennox. Music, too, of course.

Andrew Paul Woodworth: Making music and having a baby during the pandemic / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #292

What's New

Kris Deelane: Alchemy Shed a place for live music / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #293

May 13, 2021

By TOM D'ANTONI // Singer-guitarist Kris Deelane has re-opened her lovely outdoor music venue, Alchemy Shed. First shows are this weekend!

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Whiskey Wednesday returns to Landmark Saloon

May 11, 2021

By Phil Favorite// A staple of the local country music scene, Whiskey Wednesday at Landmark Saloon has a different look and feel but remains a crowd pleaser

read more

New releases 5/8/21

May 8, 2021

All the new music out this week. CD and vinyl. Courtesy Music Millennium.

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Andrew Paul Woodworth: Making music and having a baby during the pandemic / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #292

May 6, 2021

By TOM D'ANTONI // Andrew Paul Woodworth returns near the end of the pandemic as he did at the beginning, to bring a smile and show off the work he and his wife did during that time.....a son named Lennox. Music, too, of course.

read more

Casey McBride: A new EP from the Drummer and Mafia Historian

Apr 30, 2021

By TOM D'ANTONI // Casey McBride has combined a career in music with his job as Mafia historian. His new EP is called Gangsters and Ghosts.  Find out how. Listen to him talk about it on an episode of OMN's Coffeeshop Conversations.

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Featured Audio

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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Nov 12, 2020

Pick Me Up (Tony Ozier Remix) · Jonas · The Scratch Professer

Portland's Tony Ozier's remix of Jonas and The Scratch Professer's Pick Me Up. OMN Featured audio.

SoulTracks Magazine says: He’s called “The Godfather of Scandinavian Soul” for a reason, and singer, songwriter and musician Jonas Rendbo, aka Jonas, has been on ...

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Oct 2, 2020

Rakes: Dig Deep / OMN Featured Audio

This is the Rakes' debut: guitarist/vocalist Andrew Foster, vocalist Chelsea Walker, bassist D. Rives Curtright, drummer Tim, and keyboardist Jake, 

We are told: Rock comes in many forms,  But, rock rooted in its ancestry; rock that both is loud and sweaty, made to dance to, while honoring its forefathers and steeping itself in the traditions ...

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Jun 24, 2020

Skip vonKuske: The cellist at work during a pandemic / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #252

By TOM D'ANTONI // Although Portland Cello Project, Groovy Wallpaper and Skip vonKuske's other projects, solo and otherwise are prevented from in-person appearances, he's had a busy spring.

Today Portland Cello Project’s Skip vonKuske is in the Artichoke Music Café with me. That’s not the only ensemble he’s involved with. He has lots of projects and after we’re ...

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May 22, 2020

Celebrating World Goth Day with “My Summer as a Goth” film composer Jana Cushman

By ANA AMMANN // Talking about music supervision and film scoring with Jana Cushman of Darkswoon on World Goth Day. Download the My Summer as a Goth Motion Picture Soundtrack on Bandcamp today.

Noting that Goths tend to shy away from the limelight, DJ Cruel Brittania “accidentally engineered” the first World Goth Day in the UK, when he encouraged followers to publicly embrace who ...

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