Craig Finn has let us in little by little over the years. With each new record the audience gets closer than ever to him. Finn plays Revolution Hall on March 17, opening for Japandroids.
Author: Tyler Sanford
Lizzo has blended the beauty and grace of self-love and gospel with an otherworldly flow and masterful lyricism throughout her career, and it’s hard to say which direction she’ll take next.
Mic Capes’ “Concrete Dreams” mixtape is one of our 11 favorite Portland releases of 2016. The emcee’s sophomore effort “rewards attentive listeners with subtle, but pointed, wordplay and never lets up.”
WL’s “Light Years” is out now on X-Ray Records. Our Tyler Sanford says it “offers explorations of the human condition, traversing territories between sorrow and serenity.”
The singing, producing and songwriting force known as How To Dress Well spoke with us about reacting to indie R&B trends and being surprised by his career. Tom Krell returns to Portland Oct. 18 at Mississippi Studios.
Our reviewer calls the new How To Dress Well album the “single most addictive record I’ve picked up this year.”
Kool Keith’s “Feature Magnetic” is trying to punctuate a prolific and unique rapping career. The problem is that it sounds 20 years out of fashion.
Charlotte Day Wilson hails from a booming Toronto R&B scene, but rather than match the pitch of the party, her debut EP expresses earnest contemplation over its six tracks. See her Sept. 19 at Crystal Ballroom with Local Natives.
The new album from the Twin Cities hip-hop duo Atmosphere shows 20 years of kinsmanship. That can also mean a none-too-exciting comfort.
Fascinator, the electronic and dance project from Johnny Mackay, comes to Portland July 19 at Bunk Bar.