We caught up with Dan Byers of Little Star and talked about the band’s new album, turning poems into lyrics, antidepressants and sitting in traffic. The Portland trio’s new self-titled album comes out April 14.
In this month’s local feature, Daydream Machine discusses their new record and the double-edged evolution of the Portland venue landscape in recent years.
Who exactly is Tony? Pwrhaus bassist Max Stein sheds some light on the elusive mind behind one of Portland’s most secretively soulful bands. The band plays Holocene on Feb. 8.
Portland’s New Move has opened up its self-titled album to reinterpretation from a slew of Portland artists, for release in late January. Read our interview with the band here.
While 2016 was a dark stretch in so many ways, it was a bountiful year for Portland music. Read on as we count down our favorite 11 local albums.
Sinless celebrates the release of its new EP this Sunday at Holocene. This month, we catch up with the band’s singer and songwriter Cor Allen to discuss moving to Portland on a lark and how he overcame anxiety in a new music scene.
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.
In this month’s local feature, Portland songwriter, instrumentalist and label founder Johanna Warren discusses her labelmates Forest Veil and Indira Valey, getting inspiration from Anne Carson and Sappho and her new album due out Sept. 16.
Coco Columbia releases her new album Aug. 17 at Doug Fir. Ahead of the show, we spoke to the Portland artist about performance and anonymity, applying music to suffering and the balance between jazz and pop.
In this month’s local feature, the central duo of bed. — Alex and Sierra Haager — discuss finding a drummer, their new album and an ill-fated, impulse move to Eugene. Their new album “Klickitat” came out last month and you can see them next on July 9 at Mississippi Studios.