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For a rainy weekend…

RIYL: Vashti Bunyan, Joni Mitchell, Julia Jacklin Touring on the back of her second album Not Even Happiness, the ethereal Julie Byrne brings her folk songwriting to the Old Church on Tuesday, July 25th. An album like very little else in 2017, Not Even Happiness kicked off the year with a dose of nostalgia. Julie Byrne revitalizes the traditional […]

Photo by Angela Owens   RIYL: (Sandy) Alex G, Jay Som, Mitski, Frankie Cosmos Eugene’s own Michelle Zauner is ready to bless Portland with the lo-fi indie pop that is staking it’s claim on mainstream music. Along with Frank Ocean collaborator (Sandy) Alex G and Brooklyn’s Cende, Japanese Breakfast will be at Holocene Thursday night. […]

RIYL: James Blake, Burial, New Order, Warp Records Mount Kimbie’s show at the Star Theater Wednesday night was the mid-dead week dance party I hadn’t realized I needed. Famous for their place at the forefront of the bass music/post-dubstep wave of music alongside fellow UK artists such as James Blake, Zomby and Burial, Mount Kimbie […]

Via Spinning Top Music   RIYL: Tame Impala, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Temples, Melody’s Echo Chamber   If you need a bit of color in these rainy Portland spring days, you’re in luck. Supporting their soon to be released album, Pond are making an appearance at the Doug Fir this thursday. The Weather […]

via The xx on Instagram   RIYL: Warpaint, Caribou, James Blake, SBTRKT Fresh off of their energetic two weekends at Coachella, The xx bring their new album I See You to Portland Sunday April 23. Their third album focuses on their relationship as a band after twenty years of friendship as well as the individual […]

via Radiohead on Instagram   RIYL: Beck, Pixies, Portishead, LCD Soundsystem Radiohead’s return to Portland for the first time in twenty years was everything I hoped it would be. Since they haven’t been here in my lifetime, I was not the only one putting a lot of weight on this show. They delivered, as usual. […]

Photo by Amanda Adam   RIYL: Tame Impala, Pond, Tom Waits, Alex Turner Cameron Avery’s show at Holocene Friday night was an intimate introduction to his debut solo album, Ripe Dreams, Pipe Dreams. The record, released March 3rd on Anti Records, cites his personal journey, extensive experience in the music industry and the influence of […]

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