Friday, October 24 2014
With sonic brethren like Josh Ritter and Sufjan Stevens, the Portland, Oregon folk band Musée Mécanique offers up an instrumental version of its recent LP, the ornate and visionary From the Shores of Sleep.
Sunday, July 22 2012
As America’s pop culture boomtown, Portland may be held hostage to its own ever-expanding clichés. Or not.
Sunday, June 5 2011
Channel In Channel Out creates too much static on his label debut.
Tuesday, May 24 2011
Art Brut team-up with Black Francis at Wavelength Studios in Salem, Oregon, and offer another batch of infectious, witty punk songs.
Thursday, September 30 2010
Portland threesome brings the punk/funk/country goods on album number two.
Wednesday, August 4 2010
Portland's finest purveyors of spastic, ADD-fueled indie rock return with an album that's nearly as good as its predecessor.
Monday, July 26 2010
Releasing their albums in used beer packing? Wishing to live in Quebec City? Creating movie light shows on stage? Just a day in the life of these Portland prog-rockers, who answer 20 Questions just as the best disc of their career hits stores ...
Tuesday, January 5 2010
Portland-based riff-lords the Shaky Hands strike gold too infrequently on its third album of sweat-soaked rock 'n' roll.
Monday, December 7 2009
For World's Greatest Ghosts debut LP, it's all in the title of the album.
Sunday, November 22 2009
Michael Hurley is the best folk singer the world has never heard of. Now at age 67, Hurley continues to prove with a new record why it is a shame you're still not listening.