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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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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.

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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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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 ...

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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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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, ...

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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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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 ...

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Reggie Houston and Lori Henriques
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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

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. 

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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 ...

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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. 

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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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Doug Aldrich of the The Dead Daisies The OMN Interview

08/31/2022 | 0 comments

By BRENT ANGELO // Guitarist, Doug Aldrich of the Dead Daisies talks about the band's new record, Radiance which comes out on September 30th and the band's upcoming US tour that has a stop iin Portland ...

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Rich Layton: How To Play Harmonica While Roasting Coffee / Marti's Music Kitchen #44

08/16/2022 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL // Rich Layton is the the King of Coffee and Duke of Juke. Give it a listen and roast some coffee with this roots rock front man.

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