In this month’s Literary Arts profile, we talk with Oregon Book Award finalist Eliot Treichel about Y.A. literature and dirty realism.
Just in time for spring, April’s Visual Arts profile spotlights Hannah Concannon. She discusses how she utilizes vibrant colors in her work through costuming, makeup and self-portraiture.
Grandaddy reunited back in 2012, but it isn’t until now that the band completes its long-awaited comeback. Full of heartache and alienation, “Last Place” is a classic Grandaddy album with all the fixings.
“If ‘The Breakfast Club’ ever gets a gritty reboot treatment, they should call Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever for the soundtrack.” Read our review of “The French Press” here.
Portlander Jackson Boone continues psychedelic meandering on new album “Organic Light Factory.”
Omni finds synergy in ‘70s post-punk and modern pop craftsmanship to create a chaotic, compelling debut. See them at Mississippi Studios on March 27.