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Review of the debut album Further Away by local favorites Cry Babe

For the Juneteenth holiday Bandcamp is donating 100% of sales to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. Many artists have special releases today, with their shares of sales going to a variety of worthy causes. Record Store Day is still awesome but today your music purchases can actually help change society.

During our gathering-free quarantine KPSU is putting together a weekly column featuring the best listening from local artists. FFO: Sonic Youth, Calamity Jane, Sleater-Kinney, Broken Social Scene Find Braille Stars on Facebook // Find Braille Stars on Instagram // Find Braille Stars on Bandcamp This week’s Local Listen for the Lockdown is the 2000 debut, […]

Find Shallou on Facebook // Find Shallou on Instagram // Find Shallou on Bandcamp // Visit Shallou’s website LA-based indie and electronic artist Shallou (AKA Joe Boston) recently released his second album, ‘Magical Thinking’. Straddling indie and more electronic and house influences, as well as integrating some pop leanings and utilizing several collaborations with other […]

While we can’t attend shows KPSU is bringing you word about the finest music from our local Portland artists to listen to at home during the lockdown in our weekly column, Local Listens for the Lockdown. FFO: Beach House, Cocteau Twins, Wye Oak Find Starover Blue on Facebook // Find Starover Blue on Instagram // […]

This is the first in a series of weekly columns that KPSU will be running called Local Listens for the Lockdown in which we highlight some of the best new music from Portland bands to make your quarantine a little more bearable. FFO: Feist, Big Thief, Bright Eyes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Soccer Mommy Find MAITA […]

These times can be stressful and challenging. Long days spent inside, constantly having an eye on the news. It’s good to get away from that, at least every now and then for a little while. Seems like a good time to start meditating or simply taking rests with your eyes closed. If you need some […]

The full carnal, sensual, groovying pleasure of “After Hours” comes in fully experiencing its chart-breaking singles. “Alone again”, the song opening the set list, captures the listeners attention with its droning synthesizer lines, following the one-liner expressed by The Weeknd. It also injects us into this world of 80’s-90’s sounds brought to today’s bouncy tracks […]

Find Hikes on Bandcamp // Find Hikes on Facebook // Find Hikes on Instagram Last year, Austin-based ethereal folkish post-rock band Hikes released their album Mahal Kita. While you won’t be able to catch them (or any other band) live for the foreseeable future, their record is an epic for these times: brimming with gentle, […]

Catch The Full Interview I Did With My Nephew CB3 ( @cedricburton_2 ) Explains His Passion For Playing Ball, His Goals For Making Team Captain And Varsity In High School, Internet Bullying, His Hopes To Be Drafted To His Hometown @trailblazers And More!