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FESTIVALS

The Ultimate Pickathon 2015 Playlist

Eighteen hours of music, 271 songs: That’s our Pickathon playlist to get you tuned up for the annual festival.

  • By Allison Jones and Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/27/2015
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MUSIC

Five Reasons Why Morrissey Should Be Right At Home in Portland

The singer and one-time Smiths frontman is at Edgefield Thursday. Looking at his lyrical back catalog, we think PDX is just the place to turn his aggression passive.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/21/2015
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MUSIC

Damian Lillard's Top 5 Rap Verses of All Time

Dame DOLLA just released his first single, but the Blazer star has been at it for a while.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/16/2015
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FIT CITY

The Portland Workout Playlist

Local songs to fuel your sweat sesh from start to finish

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 07/13/2015
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MUSIC

Heather Woods Broderick's Top Ten Portland Spots

Heather Woods Broderick's new album, Glider, may be informed by her life on the road but she hasn't lost her ties to Portland.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/09/2015
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MUSIC

Road Trip! One Portlander's Musical Journey Across America

Take one Portlander, one playlist, one continent and one Mini Cooper Clubman van and what do you get? Cover of America, is what...

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 07/01/2015
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MUSIC

Australia's Princess of Pop Lenka Hits Portland June 19

The Aussie star on Bjork, Brad Pitt and that song from Moneyball

  • By Rene Bermudez
  • Published 06/10/2015
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BOOKS

The Grateful Dead's Rhythm Devil Blows Through Town

In a new memoir, drummer Bill Kreutzmann flashes back on Aldous Huxley, Janis Joplin, co-drummer Mickey Hart, and, yes, LSD.

  • By Rene Bermudez
  • Published 05/20/2015
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MUSIC

Bringing Bluegrass Home: Portland's Tony Furtado on Leaving the Labels Behind

Banjo and slide guitar player Tony Furtado brings his Americana-meets-indie-rock sound to his newest release The Bell

  • By Jayce Wagner
  • Published 05/14/2015
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MUSIC

The Ten Best Magnetic Fields Songs (In Alphabetical Order)

With Magnetic Fields frontman Stephin Merritt in town, we flipped through his back catalog and got hung up on 69 Love Songs all over again.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 05/06/2015
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MUSIC

How the Kingsmen's Singer's Story Defines the Beauty and Tragedy of Rock

Jack Ely, the screamer behind Portland music's most legendary moment, has died.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 04/30/2015
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Editor's Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Apr 16–19

It's Obama! (Ok, Tommy Davidson.) And! Nacho Duato, David Hockney, Prokofiev, and some very naughty puppets.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 04/16/2015
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Article

Classical Crooners: Boyz II Men Meets the Oregon Symphony

Boyz II Men are joining the Oregon Symphony for a night of symphonic soul. But how did this happy marriage come about? We comb through their respective timelines to find out what brought the nineties soulsters and our own Symphony together at last.

  • By Rene Bermudez
  • Published 04/01/2015
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MUSIC REVIEW

Kings of the Keller: The Decemberists Bring it Home

Back from an international tour, Portland’s resident rockers return home for a sold-out, kick-ass performance.

  • By Cervante Pope
  • Published 03/23/2015
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MUSIC

5 Reasons Bad Religion Still Has Something To Say

If you liked Bad Religion back then, you’ll like them even more now. We check in on the LA punk rockers and why they're still relevant three decades on.

  • By Cervante Pope
  • Published 03/19/2015
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MUSIC

This Is How Portlanders Celebrate Decemberists Day

How to prove a city supports one of its biggest bands? Give them an official day, a collaborative art project, and swarm them with adoration.

  • By Eden Dawn and Cervante Pope
  • Published 01/22/2015
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ARTS NEWS

Revolution Hall's Opening Weekend Line-Up Announced

The new music venue housed in Washington High School opens its doors in February with Dan Savage, Live Wire Radio, Wild Ones, and Alialujah Choir.

  • By Matthew Schonfeld
  • Published 12/19/2014
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MUSIC NEWS

Modest Mouse Releases a New Single and Announces the Album Is On The Way

The Portland-based band teased its first single in eight years via Instagram. Listen to "Lampshades On Fire" now. Album out March 3.

  • By Matthew Schonfeld
  • Published 12/15/2014
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CONCERT

The Alluring Electronics of Magic Fades

Portland's genre-spanning electro-R&B duo delights your ears with its sophomore project, Push Thru, and an album release concert on Dec. 6.

  • By Matthew Schonfeld
  • Published 11/25/2014
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MUSIC

What Do David Bowie, Frank Zappa, and the Talking Heads Have in Common? This Man.

Meet one of the lesser-known geniuses of the recording industry—your favorite artist’s favorite guitarist, Adrian Belew. His Power Trio plays the Aladdin Nov. 8.

  • By Matthew Schonfeld
  • Published 11/04/2014
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