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Kyleen King: Darka and Miri's The Light and Limn Podcast returns!

07/16/2024 | 0 comments

By Darka Dusty and Miri Stebivka // The Light and Limn Podcsat returns with Kyleen King as their guest. She brings nuance, wisdom, humor, and musical excellence to all her endeavors.


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Norm Eder: Creating a Photographic Time Capsule of Musicians in Portland

07/12/2024 | 0 comments

By BOB HOWARD //  Photographer Norm Eder's time capsule includes free shoots for musicians on Mondays at Artichoke Music. With a video version of his photography


Photo by @maddievtheworld on IG

Breathing the Novacane: On Teenage Creativity, Transgressive Unseriousness, Pink Floyd, and Being a Sponge

04/19/2024 | 0 comments

BY TOBIAS WISNER // Storied yet elastic Portland Rock band, Novacane, sit down to discuss their recent breakout show at Mississippi Studios, their complex history, future aspirations, and why their most ...


Lisa Mann's own tale of her Metal career. She's now a real life "Rockstar"

03/31/2024 | 2 comments

By LISA MANN // Why would a world-famous Blues bassist and singer add Metal to her resume? Read her full story. See her with Splintered Throne at the Hawthorne Theater on Thursday April 11.


Photo by Ian Enger

Cutting Deep with The Macks: On Ambition, Experimentation, Love, and Musical Psychic Powers

02/24/2024 | 0 comments

By TOBIAS WISNER // Portland underground rock legends, The Macks, sit down to discuss their recently announced new album, The Macks Are A Knife, their biggest tour yet, and their dogged pursuit of being ...


Photo by Mirifoto

Johnny Franco and His Real Brother Dom / New Light and Limn podcast episode

02/08/2024 | 0 comments

By DARKA DUSTY and MIRI STEBIVKA //  Johnny Franco and His Real Brother Dom, musicians from Sao Paolo, who have absolutely LIT UP Portland in the past few years with their effervescent performances ...


Photo by Allison Barr

Wrapping Up Portland Music Month with Chipped Nail Polish / January 28th, 2024 at Holocene

01/31/2024 | 0 comments

By TOBIAS WISNER // Lead singer of local ukulele Indie rock outfit, Chipped Nail Polish, sits down to discuss the vibrancy of the Portland music scene, the importance of creative community, Dido, and a ...


Ben Landsverk with Jennie Baker: Light & Limn Podcast

01/02/2024 | 0 comments

By DARKA DUSTY and MIRI STEBIVKA The final "Light & Limn" for 2023 is a fun interview with "Low Bar Chorale" founder, songwriter, composer, musician and all-around amazing guy, Ben Landsverk, ...


The Softies: Rose Melberg and Jen Sbragia photo by Gail O Hara

The Softies: Q&A with Jen Sbargia / Punk Our Own Way

12/08/2023 | 0 comments

By CLARA KORNELIS // Interview with Jen Sbargia: The Softies and Portland’s indie-pop movement of the ’90s.


Gourmet Girls: Marti's Music Kitchen / Cooking Since 1973 Amazing Recipes

10/11/2023 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL // We’re in for a culinary treat with the fabulous Gourmet Girls Cooking Group. We'll be whipping up some mouthwatering dishes, including Mushroom and Gruyere Puff Pasty ...


Reggie Houston and Lori Henriques
photo by Norm Eder

Lori Henriques and Reggie Houston's new album / You know, for kids

09/29/2023 | 0 comments

By BOB HOWARD // Lori Henriques and Reggie Houston each channeled their inner child to create a masterpiece


Little Hexes, your new favorite band /The Light and Limn / Podcast

07/27/2023 | 0 comments

By DARKA DUSTY AND MIRI STEBIVKA //  The second episode of this new podcast. "LITTLE HEXES" -- made up of four amazing women: Karamy Muessig, Jen Topping, AnMarie Trimble, and Amy Spreadborough ...


Sherry Summerville Surviving Cancer - Second Chances and Carlson Swedish Meatballs / Marti's Music Kitchen

04/24/2023 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL // Powerhouse vocalist Sherry Summerville shares her experience juggling family and music, and her second chance at performing after surviving two cancer surgeries, radiation and chemotherapy...and ...


Jetty Swart cooks her Savory Spinach Power Pannekoek : A brand new episode of Marti's Music Kitchen

03/21/2023 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL // Jetty Swart aka Jet Black Pearl cooks Jet’s Savory Spinach Power Pannekoek, a delicious, healthy and savory buckwheat pancake with spinach, gruyere cheese and walnuts. ...


The Cider Janes Trio: Pachangamama Bowl Drinking Cider and Americana Music / Marti's Music Kitchen

12/06/2022 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL // The Cider Janes!  Aliyih Bristol, Heather Schrock and Naomi LaViolette share their golden tones with a tight trio harmony that pulls you into a full range of music. They ...


David Ornette Cherry passed away on November 20 / Watch an OMN video interview with him

11/25/2022 | 0 comments

David Ornette Cherry, composer, multi-multi-kulti instrumentalist and poet died on Sunday, November 20, 2022 in his London hotel after a performance. Portland was one of the places he called home. Watch ...


Shoehorn makes Savory Bean Sauté and a Persimmon and Pumpkin Seed Salad: Marti's Music Kitchen

11/08/2022 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL // The tap-dancing saxophonist makes his go-to meal after a gig - Savory Bean Sauté and a Persimmon and Pumpkin Seed Salad with Marti. 


This weekend: Carly Harvey, DC’s Queen of the Blues, Hits Oregon / Profile + Audio interview

10/22/2022 | 0 comments

By ART LEVINE, OMN's National Editor // A middle of the night interview with Carly Harvey who will sing at Newberg ’s Meraviglioso Winery at 4 p.m, Saturday October 22 show, followed by ...


Matt Nathanson with Donovan Woods at Revolution Hall on 09/30/22 // PHOTOS and REVIEW

10/04/2022 | 0 comments

By BRENT ANGELO. Matt Nathanson's current tour is celebrating the 15th Anniversary of Some Mad Hope as well as supporting his newest release, Boston Accent. 


Andrea Algieri of Mbrascatu: Growing Up Italian Cooking Prosciutto Pizza Cotto and Penne Pasta / Marti's Music Kitchen

09/13/2022 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL //  We’re making Penne al Ragù and Prosciutto Pizza Cotto - pizza in a pan - with internationally known singer-songwriter, Andrea Algieri. Andrea is the founding ...


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