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

02/25/2021 | 0 comments

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 ...

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Chris Doss PDX Jazz ED on every performance in the 2021 Portland Jazz Festival / Cofffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music 273

02/19/2021 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // PDX Jazz Executive Director tell us about all the music in the 2021 Portland Jazz Festival February 17-27. Listen to him run down the whole festival. All the guide you'll ever need.

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Mogwai Photo by Neale Smith

New releases 2-19-21

02/19/2021 | 0 comments

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

02/18/2021 | 0 comments

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

02/15/2021 | 0 comments

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

02/14/2021 | 0 comments

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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Guitarist John Stowell: A new album and a busy schedule despite / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #280

02/11/2021 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // John Stowell has not missed a beat, a new album, lots of teaching and gigs including one on Saturday 2/20 at The Sea Crab House in Seaside.

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Grey DeLisle // Photo by Per Grandin

A "Valentine" Song for Valentine's Day

02/11/2021 | 0 comments

By ANA AMMANN // Multi-talented singer/songwriter, actor, autoharpist, and comedian Grey DeLisle, together with ex-husband Murry Hammond (Old 97’s), remind us that love can survive divorce as she ...

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Eric Stern's Jukebox Radio Episode 9: Purple Haze on the accordion

02/07/2021 | 0 comments

by ERIC STERN / Jukebox Radio Episode 9: Purple Haze on the accordion. They said it couldn't be done. Plus a piano accordion primer.

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Jeff Langston: From to Berklee to Antony and the Johnsons to returning to Oregon. Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music#280

02/04/2021 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Jeff Langston can play in any genre on his bass and has toured the world with Antony and the Johnsons. Back in his home in Oregon he has built a following playing with a lot of others ...

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Blood, Sweat and Tears of Last Giant / Audio interview

02/03/2021 | 0 comments

By INESSA // If you are familiar with Last Giant, you’ll be happy to hear there’s a new album that released recently. If you’re new to Last Giant, get to know them here. Links are ...

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Pussy Riot: "Rage" expresses the current Russian experience / OMN Featured Video

02/01/2021 | 0 comments

Pussy Riot campaigns for the release of the Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny, Alekhina, and other political prisoners and drop a protest music video.

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The Loyal Order

Behind the Axe: The Loyal Order's Brandon Cook / Q&A

01/31/2021 | 0 comments

By ANA AMMANN // Portland rockers, The Loyal Order, have been climbing the charts with songs from their self-titled, debut album since last summer. Get to know Brandon Cook, the man behind the axe, as ...

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Moses Barrett: The Left Door Streaming story / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #279

01/28/2021 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Moses Barrett is the Junebugs' band leader. Listen to how that led to helping to found Left Door Streaming, one of the most active live-streaming companies in Oregon.

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Byla Rose: "Time" OMN featured video / Premiere

01/27/2021 | 0 comments

"This is my ‘carpe diem’ song. If you are rich or poor, sick or well… no matter your circumstances the story ends the same for us all at some point. So we should aspire to live in the ...

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Five Star Guitars wins NAMM Dealer of the year / Accepted by Geoff Metts

01/24/2021 | 0 comments

Beaveton's Five Star Guitars won Dealer of the Year at the NAMM (Natoinal Association of Music Merchants) convention last week. Accepting was Geoff Metts.

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Eric Stern Plays Sunny Side of the Street: Jukebox Radio Episode 8 / Stride piano Part 2

01/22/2021 | 0 comments

By ERIC STERN // As there is so much already out there on YouTube for this genre, this is just a short intro lesson for seasoned pianists, with an initial performance, of course.

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Jarrod Lawson: A new album - relevant and funky / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #278

01/21/2021 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Oregon's Jarrod Lawson has a new album called Be the Change. If you've been waiting for a new album from Jarrod, he'll tell you all about it. Includes the title tune at the end ...

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The Multitalented Path of Steve Drizos / Inessa talks with Steve about his new album and more / Audio

01/21/2021 | 0 comments

By INESSA // During the course of an astonishing 2020, as I reflect back, one of the biggest missing pieces was the live music so many of us have taken to. From chilling out on the odd evening, to ...

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Insurrection: Jeff Langston / Rachel Taylor Brown / OMN Featured Video

01/16/2021 | 1 comments

Jeff Langston's video mix of footage of the assault on the Capitol from ABC News paired with the 2018 Rachel Taylor Brown Song "Heir Apparent."

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