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Sufjan Stevens Brings It Home in Portland

Sufjan Stevens' transportive performance at the Schnitz took the audiences through stages of grief to find the joy beyond.

  • 06/11/2015
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I Listened To Seven Sleater-Kinney Albums In Seven Hours

To celebrate the release of Sleater-Kinney's remastered box set, Start Together, we spent a whole day listening to the Northwest punk pioneers' full catalog straight through.

  • 10/16/2014
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REVIEW

Album Review: Blouse's 'Imperium'

The Portland group's second record reveals rock-and-roll refinement.

  • 08/16/2013
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REVIEW

Review: Laura Veirs 'Warp and Weft'

The Portland singer's ninth album crackles with vitality and delicate detail.

  • 08/01/2013
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IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Q&A: Portugal. The Man's John Gourley

The Portland band courts major-label success with a swirling, psychedelic, Danger Mouse–produced new album.

  • 06/03/2013
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INSIDE THE MAGAZINE

Arts in the May Issue

All the arts and culture-centric stories from Portland Monthly's May issue in one handy place

  • 05/03/2013
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VIDEO PREMIERE + ALBUM REVIEW

Premiere: Radiation City’s New Music Video

The band’s fabulous new album comes out next month, and we’re delighted to premiere “Foreign Bodies,” shot by Into the Woods in Astoria. The band plays Live Wire! on Saturday.

  • 04/25/2013
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MUSIC

Review: Radiation City's 'Animals in the Median'

This highly polished gem glitters with bossa nova whimsy and a dozen sophisticated pocket-orchestra pop songs.

  • 04/18/2013
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Review: The Thermals' Desperate Ground

The adrenaline-fueled pop trio’s sixth album digs deep into the heart of aggression.

  • 03/15/2013
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MUSIC

Album Review: Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside's Untamed Beast

The band's sophomore record has less swing and more sass, rocking with ornery contrariness.

  • 01/18/2013
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MUSIC

12 Albums for 2012

Remembering this year's must-hear local records

  • 12/26/2012
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Music Review

Heat Waves by Brainstorm

  • 10/16/2012
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moving in the right direction

Review: Gossip Changes Lives with its Live Show

The local band-made-big returned home for an infectious show that ended in profound transformation. Banging new local standout Magic Mouth opened.

  • 10/11/2012
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Now Hear This

Music Review: The Helio Sequence Negotiations

Helio Sequence: a band born in a Beaverton bedroom, fathered by two music geeks with a hard-core affinity for cerebrally pulsating experimentation.

  • 08/23/2012

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Dandy Warhols: Review & Slide Show

At the tail end of their US tour and the launch of new album This Machine, the psych-pop supergroup still sounds daisy-fresh and admits that there’s no...

  • 06/18/2012
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