Omni finds synergy in ‘70s post-punk and modern pop craftsmanship to create a chaotic, compelling debut. See them at Mississippi Studios on March 27.
Author: Charles Trowbridge
Psychedelic ragas, adventurous hooks, and as much zurna as you can handle: “Flying Microtonal Banana” is a trip worth taking from start to finish.
Fruit Bats’ first new album in five years arrived in May of 2016. In this month’s cover feature, we speak to Eric D. Johnson ahead of his Jan. 14 show at Revolution Hall.
Our review of “Where We Go” by Animal Eyes.
Our review of Candace’s “New Future.”
The guitar-driven hooks of England’s Telegram sound strong enough to spearhead another British Invasion. See them Dec. 10 at Crystal Ballroom.
Portland’s Genders releases its new album Saturday at Mississippi Studios. In the month’s local feature, Maggie May Morris and Stephen Leisy discuss their developing process of culling albums, finding a sweet spot when touring and the social justice potential and blindspots of the Portland music community.
Eclectic and wholly unique, Slow Moses’ “Charity Binge” is an immersive listening experience worth every second of your time.
Sun Angle brings its increasingly explorative and frontier-expanding sounds to the new XRAY Records album “Skullflower.” It’s PDX psych-pop at its weirdest.
Two decades after Garbage was a seminal ’90s alt-rock band, they’re touring their sixth album, “Strange Little Birds,” and coming to Portland on Sept. 18. This month’s cover feature is a Q&A with drummer and producer Butch Vig on Garbage’s self-created record label, Shirley Manson speaking for the band and the evolution of alternative music.