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Coco Columbia

Coco Columbia

August 2, 2016 / Local Features

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.

bed.

bed.

July 5, 2016 / Local Features

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.

Animal Eyes

Animal Eyes

May 9, 2016 / Local Features

Before Animal Eyes releases their new album May 12 at Mississippi Studios, we sat down to discuss the band’s Alaska roots, their marriage-level friendships and whether art-pop is an appropriate descriptor for their sound.

Candace

Candace

April 13, 2016 / Local Features

“Portland’s Candace, by way of Minneapolis, will remind you that at least some people aren’t content to let their youth and dreamy ambitions disappear into a box of melancholy memories after 25.”

Tango Alpha Tango

Tango Alpha Tango

March 2, 2016 / Local Features

“Good rock ‘n’ roll will never die because, at its best, it tells lies we can all see the truth in, and everyone knows honesty doesn’t get old.”

Rare Monk

Rare Monk

January 6, 2016 / Local Features

Portland’s Rare Monk cut their teeth playing packed U of O dorm parties half a …

Alela Diane

Alela Diane

November 9, 2015 / Local Features

After bearing her soul on About Farewell, an immensely personal record largely inspired by the …

Cat Hoch

Cat Hoch

October 6, 2015 / Local Features

Her name, Cat Hoch (pronounced “hawk”), sounds like a mythic hybrid of feline and flight, …

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