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Turtlenecked

Turtlenecked

June 2, 2017 / Local Features

For the past two years, twenty-one year old Lewis and Clark student Harrison Smith has …

Skull Diver

Skull Diver

May 1, 2017 / Local Features

Portland trio Skull Diver discusses their earliest musical experiences, their new album “Chemical Tomb,” and their penchant for ornate live performances.

Little Star

Little Star

March 31, 2017 / Local Features

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.

Daydream Machine

Daydream Machine

March 1, 2017 / Local Features

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.

PWRHAUS

PWRHAUS

February 3, 2017 / Local Features

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.

New Move

New Move

January 2, 2017 / Local Features

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.

Sinless

Sinless

November 30, 2016 / Local Features

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.

Genders

Genders

November 3, 2016 / Local Features

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.

Johanna Warren

Johanna Warren

September 2, 2016 / Local Features

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.

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