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FFO: Young the Giant, Fitz and the Tantrums, Neon Trees The first Spring days are hitting the city and hibernation season is over soon. Now, how do we get our sleepy limbs moving again? Well, I couldn’t think of a better way than by grooving with Saint Motel at Roseland Theater! The band embodies good […]

“We’re the lonely generation!” – a line Echosmith were shouting enthusiastically at their fans, as they celebrated their new album Lonely Generation at Hawthorne Theatre in Portland as part of their current US tour. Despite some of their lyrics being quite critical observations of life, they seemed to be having a good time in a […]

On Monday evening, Andy Shauf presented his new album, The Neon Skyline, accompanied on tour by Molly Sarlé . Originally from Saskatchewan, Canada, Shauf has been releasing music for 10 years both independently and with Foxwarren, utilizing his astounding voice and irreplaceable lyricism in the indie rock band. Throughout each album, Shauf glides through a […]

Echosmith – that name probably rings a bell!? Probably because you heard a couple of their tracks before, as it was nearly impossible to get by the alternative pop band’s hits “Cool Kids” and “Future Me” some 7 years ago. Good news: Echosmith are back on tour with their sophomore album Lonely Generation in their […]

I have seen many concerts of all kinds of genres, but I believe it is fair to say that Saturday had been my first ever rock show. Frankly, it took me a while but at least I am certain it will not be my last one because The Amazons and Dirty Honey were putting on […]

From face-to-face interviews I got to hold for KPSU over the last months, I have learned that Australian artists can be very inviting and open. After interviewing Ziggy Alberts in September, The Jungle Giants had already been the second group from Australia who invited me on their tourbus to record an interview. Talking to them […]

On Sunday night, California rock band The Stone Foxes took to the stage at the Doug Fir Lounge to deliver a raucous, energetic, and joyous sweat-drenched set for an enthusiastic crowd. First, they were warmed up by Fresno’s Strange Vine. The two-piece band used a mixture of drums, keys, guitar, bass, maracas, and even a […]

FFO: Snoop Dogg, Tupac, and Notorious B.I.G. This Saturday (2/22), the band Bone Thugs-N-Harmony will be coming to the Roseland Theater. They are an American rap group that formed in Cleveland, Ohio back in the early 1990s. The members in the group originally consisted of Bizzy Bone, Wish Bone, Layzie Bone, Krayzie Bone, and Flesh-N-Bone. […]

FFO: Circa Waves, Catfish and the Bottlemen, The Courteeners Ready for some explosive rock from Reading, UK? Lucky you! The Amazons are coming to Portland, playing Polaris Hall this Saturday, Feb. 22nd in support of Dirty Honey from Los Angeles. As lead-singer Matt put it: “We realised we’re a rock’n’roll band. It might not be […]

FFO: San Cisco, Ball Park Music, Two Door Cinema Club The Jungle Giants are a 4-piece indie rock/pop band from Brisbane, Australia. The band was formed in 2011 and they have released 3 LPs since: Learn to Exist (2013), Speakerzoid (2015) and Quiet Ferocity (2017). Their upbeat music has drawn the attention of a global audience, resulting in electric sets at […]