Kelly Kovl

“Melodie” by Sinless

The new EP from Portland’s Sinless conjures many comparisons to indie rock heavy-hitters.

Preoccupations’ Self-Titled Album

The Canadian rock outfit once known as Viet Cong has returned with a new album, a new name and a punk revival sound that still says “I’m politely resigned to my fate.”

Margaret Glaspy

Glaspy comes to Portland for a July 12 show at Mississippi Studios.

Crown Larks

“The magic trick is Crown Larks being able to incorporate so many instruments, including their voices, into songs that at the same time make no sense, yet make all the sense in the world.”

The Flavr Blue

“It was obvious right away that the energy and thought that the group puts into their music transcends the actual notes that you hear.”

James Blake @ The Wonder Ballroom 4/24/2013

  Coming off of recent shows at Coachella, James Blake headed up to Portland Wednesday…

Toro y Moi @ Wonder Ballroom 3/1/2013

Toro y Moi. Bull and me. Ethereal music and me. Mind blowing instrumentals and me.…

Pinback @ Wonder Ballroom 1.24.13

My autonomous sensory meridian response was off the charts Thursday night as I witnessed about…

Jujuba @ Goodfoot Lounge 06/05/2012

The perfect remedy for this 60 degree weather is checking out Jujuba for free on…

DJ Shadow @ The Wonder Ballroom 04/26/2012

DJ motherfuckin’ Shadow, aka Josh Davis, seized the trip hop scene by building up steam…