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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 ...

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Eight Oregon songwriters celebrate Women's History Month

03/11/2024 | 0 comments

By BOB HOWARD //  "She’s Speaking-LIVE: A Celebration of Women Songwriters." will be in Salem on March 15 and in Portland at the Alberta Rose Theater on April 20.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Kelly and Woody
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Brightwell and Moran find a Land of Plenty

12/11/2023 | 0 comments

By BOB HOWARD // Portland songwriting duo find international recognition 

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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.

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Dandy Warhols new video: "Summer of Hate"

10/18/2023 | 0 comments

Watch the new Dandy Warhols video, "Summer of Hate." They're playing in Portland on Wednesday, October 18 at the Roseland.

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Macklemore with Beeba at Roseland Theater on 10/07/2023 - Photos and review

10/08/2023 | 0 comments

By CHRISTINA HALL // Macklemore put on an unforgettable show at Roseland Theater. It was very heartfelt and full of gratitude, but embraced the energetic and playful side of the artist. It’s ...

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Slants Release final album / Reunion at Dante's Saturday, October 14

10/06/2023 | 0 comments

Asian-American dance-Rock band The Slants to release final full-length album The Band Plays on, October 20 . Reunion show at Dante's on Saturday, October 14 with a variety of special guests from ...

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Olive Klug
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Social Media Sensation, Olive Klug - Coming of Age / Sisters Folk Festival

09/30/2023 | 0 comments

By BOB HOWARD // Day 2 Highlight - Olive Klug - Sisters Folk Festival 2023

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Humbird
photo by Bob Howard

Sisters Folk Festival Opening Night September 29, 2023

09/30/2023 | 0 comments

By BOB HOWARD // 24 artists, 7 venues rocking in Sisters on Opening Night! 

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Anna Tivel
photo Jeffrey Martin

Mondays in September with Anna Tivel at Laurelthirst Pub

09/02/2023 | 0 comments

By BOB HOWARD // Anna Tivel is in town! Mondays in September Anna is at the Laurelthirst Pub from 9 to 11 pm.

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Rival Sons at White River Amphitheater 8.5.23 / Photos

08/07/2023 | 0 comments

By JESSICA RAMBERG //

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Photo by Jason Quigley

Skip vonKuske on leaving Oregon: Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #393

07/20/2023 | 1 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Why is Skip vonKuske moving to the east coast? PLUS EXCLUSIVE! At the end of our conversation, listen to AFT, a new tune just recorded on July 19! It will release at The Cello Goodbye ...

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Through the Eyes of a Preteen: Garbage / Photos and video

06/13/2023 | 0 comments

By SYDNEY AND MIKE LEWIS // 11 year-old Sydney photographs Garbage PLUS a new video from her and her father.

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

06/01/2023 | 0 comments

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 ...

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Audio premiere: Leadbetter Band / "All It Is"

03/03/2023 | 0 comments

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.

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Portland's Cheryl Pawelski wins Grammy for huge Wilco project.

02/08/2023 | 0 comments

She was a compilation producer on Wilco's "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (20th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition)," which took home the Grammy for Best Historical Album. 

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