Charles Trowbridge

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King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard

Live in Portland June 4, 2018 | Crystal Ballroom Five albums in one year. From…

“Wide Awake!” by Parquet Courts

Parquet Courts has made a habit of creating music. Before you laugh at the obtuseness…

Video Premiere: “Fortress” by Nurses

Ever the provocateurs, beloved Portland darkpoppers Nurses has perfected the art–literally–of pulling no punches. After…

“The Other” by King Tuff

Live in Portland June 3, 2018 | Star Theater No one would mistake King Tuff…

“New Material” By Preoccupations

Two years ago, facing backlash and show cancellations, Viet Cong decided it was probably time…

The recipe: The lovechild of Big Boi and Andre 3000; toss in The Roots, an extra sprinkling of Dirty South, some Philly attitude and a flow full of tongue-twisting quips and visceral storytelling. The result: Sugar Tongue Slim (STS).
An Interview w/ Sugar Tongue Slim

The recipe: The lovechild of Big Boi and Andre 3000; toss in The Roots, an extra sprinkling of Dirty South, some Philly attitude and a flow full of tongue-twisting quips and visceral storytelling. The result: Sugar Tongue Slim (STS).

An Interview with Tune-Yards

Live in Portland February 25, 2018 | Wonder Ballroom The search for identity is a…

“Songs of Praise” by Shame

It doesn’t take much for UK punk rockers Shame to leave an impression. From the…

“Pool Party” by Myke Bogan

The rest of the country is finally catching up with Portland’s long-gestating hip-hop scene. Although…

Ibeyi

The concept of pride permeates Ash, the sophomore album of the sister duo Ibeyi. Ash…