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March’s Literary Arts story spotlights Nathan Carson. Read on for his thoughts on the deep Oregon woods, his new book “Starr Creek,” and “Stranger Things.”
“PWRHAUS has flown under the radar for a while now, and its frontman probably likes it that way.”
Read our review of the band’s new EP.
On first listen, “Oczy Mlody” sounds like Wayne Coyne and company got sick of hanging out with Miley Cyrus and decided to make a Flaming Lips album. The band you know and love from albums like “The Soft Bulletin” and “Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots” are back.
Little Star’s “Being Close” is one of our 11 favorite albums of 2016. In it, there’s sadness, power and an unmistakable meeting of art and life.
In November’s literary arts profile, we talk to Casey Jarman, the author of “Death: An Oral History.” In his new book, Jarman explores our cultural anxiety about death, how it clashes with capitalism and what renowned writers and thinkers told him about the ultimate existential subject.
A keen observer of Portland life, writer Martha Grover discusses her new book “The End of My Career” and her deep love for Sandy River in this month’s literary arts profile.
“…the tracks have a deeply menacing tone that made metal so alluring to fans in the early days.” Read our review of the new album from Portland’s Eclisse.
Mild High Club’s “Skiptracing” is the album you’ll want to float down a river to this summer. Catch Alex Brettin in person July 21 at Holocene.
Read our interview with Portland poet A.M. O’Malley, whose new book is “Expecting Something Else” from University of Hell Press.