Mini Feature

Interview and Album Premiere: Mic Capes “Cold Blooded”

We caught up with Mic Capes about his new project, Cold Blooded Vol. 1, growing up in St. Johns, hip-hop in Portland, and getting paid in full for your art.

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).

Robin Jackson on Dark Stars

Robin Jackson lives a colorful life. He grew up between Oregon and New Zealand, and…

Bully

ELEVEN had chance to sit down with three of the members of Bully and talk about their new album, Losing, and the process behind it.

Photo: Terry Magson
Sam Amidon

Sam Amidon has never stayed still in his music making. On Sam’s latest LP, The Following Mountain, he ditches his old formulas.

Video Premiere: Chris Ballew Artist Profile

At the age 8 or 9, The Presidents of the United States of America’s self-titled…

How To Dress Well

The singing, producing and songwriting force known as How To Dress Well spoke with us about reacting to indie R&B trends and being surprised by his career. Tom Krell returns to Portland Oct. 18 at Mississippi Studios.

Show Preview: The Kickback at Mississippi Studios

Before Chicago’s The Kickback plays Mississippi Studios on Wednesday, we talked with frontman Billy Yost about the band’s Jim Eno-produced debut, what it’s like to have a sibling leave the band, and what on earth an airline does with an exclusive version of one of your songs.

Q&A: Patrick Haggerty of Lavender Country

At any Aug. 19 show at Turn! Turn! Turn!, we sat down with Lavender Country founder Patrick Haggerty for a talk about activism and long shots. Haggerty was the mind and voice behind what was considered to be the first gay country record in the 1970s.

Diarrhea Planet

Read our interview with Diarrhea Planet guitarist Evan Bird about the unabashed guitar band’s new album, “Turn To Gold.” Diarrhea Planet returns to Portland on Aug. 28 for Project Pabst.