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This show blew me away honestly! School project opened, and this young band promises great things as they continue to grow. I was surprised to hear this was their first show. The songs they played had undertones of the sweetness of youth, even if short their music provided a good mix of chills and intensity, […]

From South London, four piece post-punk band Dry Cleaning visited Portland for their seventh show of their 2023 international tour in support of their new album “Stumpwork”. The set highlighted songs from their newest album as well as including fan favorites from their 2021 album “New Long Leg” and other past projects. The band consists […]

We had a Woman’s Day! Rihanna, Lana Del Rey, Taylor Swift, and SZA were played!

Suki Waterhouse and her band played the fourth show on their 2023 “Coolest Place In The World Tour” last Saturday night at the Roseland Theater. From the moment you walked into the venue, you could tell it was going to be a good night. Couples were holding on to each other and swaying during the […]

Every so often a band comes along that defies any expectations you might have had just looking at their name or their album cover or their press photos. One time in 2016, my roommate had a playlist on in the background and when the opening spidery riffage of ‘Ankles’ by Palm locked my attention, I […]

Taylor Swift has been keeping the pop culture world on its toes with two surprise releases, Folklore and Evermore, in 2020 and the re-releases of two earlier albums, Fearless and Red, in 2021. Swift has explored several music genres and many themes in her 18-year career. It is no shock to anyone that the infamous workaholic and singer-songwriter […]

Out of all the major Hip-Hop releases this year, there are few contenders that have shaped the sound of the genre more than Denzel Curry. Popping off into the Hip-Hop scene with his 2018 and 2019 albums TA13OO and ZUU, Curry is here to show off his illustrious production style and improved pen-game on a […]

On October 27th, the Crystal Ballroom was packed with clowns. The sea of fans in their respective versions of jester-inspired face paint were gathered to see The Garden on their Portland stop of their tour supporting their latest album HORSESHIT ON ROUTE 66. The Orange County experimental punk two-piece composed of twin brothers Fletcher and […]

Sorry is a band from North London, consisting of five central members, Asha Lorenz on guitar and vocals, Louis O’Brien on guitar and vocals, Lincoln Barrett on drums, Campbell Baum on bass, and Marco Pini on electronics. They’ve come up in the scene with noisy contemporaries like black midi, Squid, and Black Country, New Road […]

Dancing down the west coast, promoting their new album “Love Signs”, The Jungle Giants dropped into Portland to blow our minds. Along with Tim Atlas, they filled the night with electric melodies and beats you couldn’t help but jump along to and throw your hands in the air. Overall it was one of the most […]


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