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Curtis Salgado rocks on: A new album, Damage Control / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #282

By TOM D'ANTONI // Curtis Salgado's new album Damage Control is a brilliant, inspiring, funkCurtis Salgado rocks on: it's a rocking, inspiring, funky, Bluesy work of art. Perhaps his best. Listen to him talk about it.

Curtis Salgado rocks on: A new album, Damage Control / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #282

Mogwai Photo by Neale Smith

New releases 2-19-21

All the latest CD's and Vinyl. Courtesy Music Millennium. Mogwai pictured.

New releases 2-19-21

Singer/songwriter Carl Solomon: Soldier Songs and Voices / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #281

By TOM D'ANTONI // Meet singer/songwriter Carl Solomon. He's part of Soldier Songs and Voices an Artichoke weekly online ZOOM event.

Singer/songwriter Carl Solomon: Soldier Songs and Voices / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #281

Davell Crawford: The Piano Prince of New Orleans / audio

By TOM D'ANTONI// Happy Mari Gras from OMN. Meet Davell Crawford the grandson of the man who wrote Jock-a-Mo (AKA Iko Iko). He is known as the piano prince of New Orleans. It's a Mardi Gras Day lagniapppe.

Davell Crawford: The Piano Prince of New Orleans / audio

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Curtis Salgado rocks on: A new album, Damage Control / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #282

Feb 25, 2021

By TOM D'ANTONI // Curtis Salgado's new album Damage Control is a brilliant, inspiring, funkCurtis Salgado rocks on: it's a rocking, inspiring, funky, Bluesy work of art. Perhaps his best. Listen to him talk about it.

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New releases 2-19-21

Feb 19, 2021

All the latest CD's and Vinyl. Courtesy Music Millennium. Mogwai pictured.

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Singer/songwriter Carl Solomon: Soldier Songs and Voices / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #281

Feb 18, 2021

By TOM D'ANTONI // Meet singer/songwriter Carl Solomon. He's part of Soldier Songs and Voices an Artichoke weekly online ZOOM event.

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Yardi Gras in the Portland snow

Feb 15, 2021

Portland's Mysti Krewe of Nimbus says HAPPY MARDI GRAS in the snow.

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Davell Crawford: The Piano Prince of New Orleans / audio

Feb 14, 2021

By TOM D'ANTONI// Happy Mari Gras from OMN. Meet Davell Crawford the grandson of the man who wrote Jock-a-Mo (AKA Iko Iko). He is known as the piano prince of New Orleans. It's a Mardi Gras Day lagniapppe.

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Featured Audio

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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Apr 6, 2020

Sammy Hagar & The Circle: Won't Get Fooled Again

By SCOTT CUNNINGHAM // Crank it up with this terrific Who cover

Who says you can't make great music during a lockdown? Sammy Hagar & The Circle hooked up over the net to record an in-your-face cover of the Who classic Won't Get Fooled Again. Crank the volume ...

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