Articles tagged portland

The Earnest Lovers - “San Andreas’ Fault” (audio) (Premiere)

Pete Krebs and Leslie Beia's voices pair as splendidly as the twangy electric and expressive steel guitars do on their tune "San Andreas' Fault".

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The Weather Machine - “Wannabe Cowboys” (audio) (Premiere)

The newest tune by this Portland, Oregon band is a fine encapsulation of the genre-melding going on in the Pacific Northwest music scene.

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Musée Mécanique - “From the Shores of Sleep” (album stream) (Premiere)

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.

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Piercing the Shell of Portland’s Hype

As America’s pop culture boomtown, Portland may be held hostage to its own ever-expanding clichés. Or not.

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Channel In Channel Out: The Author and the Narrator

Channel In Channel Out creates too much static on his label debut.

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Quick and Easy Boys: Red Light Rabbit

Portland threesome brings the punk/funk/country goods on album number two.

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4 Aug 2010 // 10:00 PM

Menomena: Mines

Portland's finest purveyors of spastic, ADD-fueled indie rock return with an album that's nearly as good as its predecessor.

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26 Jul 2010 // 5:00 AM

20 Questions: Microtia

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 ...

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5 Jan 2010 // 9:57 PM

The Shaky Hands: Let It Die

Portland-based riff-lords the Shaky Hands strike gold too infrequently on its third album of sweat-soaked rock 'n' roll.

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World’s Greatest Ghosts: No Magic

For World's Greatest Ghosts debut LP, it's all in the title of the album.

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22 Nov 2009 // 10:00 PM

Michael Hurley: Ida Con Snock

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.

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Troubled Times by Holcombe Waller

Holcombe Waller is one of those underground artists that doesn’t seem to care about what is happening on the surface of the popular music

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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