Portland Music

Pool Boys’ Emma Browne on influences, inspiration, and cool boys being cool

Out of the depths of pandemic doom and gloom, a new world of art and…

Tori Amos at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall; June 7, 2022
Photos by: Sara Hertel
Night Heron takes us back to the garden with their new video for “Easier”

Night Heron has returned, though it’s possible they never left. It’s possible they were here…

Homeshake in a char
HOMESHAKE is on the road again

HOMESHAKE is on the road again. The project, born from the head of multi-instrumentalist and…

Boy Harsher at Crystal Ballroom, bringing dreamy sounds from cinema to stage

Crystal Ballroom played host to a swarm of eerie voices Saturday night. A sold-out crowd…

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ELEVEN artists we love from the Pickathon 2022 lineup!

After two years of hibernation, Pickathon is back! The festival famous for its indie leanings…

Half Shadow’s latest album, “At Home With My Candles,” is the poetic release we need right now

At Home With My Candles, the third full-length album by eclectically esoteric and long-time local…

Margaritas Podridas and Twistur at Polaris Hall

Margaritas Podridas Twistur

Kid Ferris sticks to the vibe with his new single, Wonder

Kid Ferris is here, with his new single “Wonder,” out now. The track is a…

Hank Failing with guitars.
Hank’s Music Exchange is a shop for the community.

In a world where massive corporate entities can send you anything you could think to want within 24 hours thanks to outsourced supply chains and exploitative labor practices, Hank’s model seems crazily outmoded, but also rare and necessary–his care for the things he sells and his insistence that they get sold function as two parts of the same impulse, which is towards the creation of a larger collective musical community.