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Danny Brown at Wonder Ballroom 3.29.24

Danny Brown at Wonder Ballroom 3.29.24

Gabe Chaparro April 3, 2024

I recently had the pleasure of seeing one of my favorite artists, Danny Brown, at Portland’s Wonder Ballroom. Although critically acclaimed among several music publications, Danny is far...

San Gabriel on Over My Shoulder and recording music in a liquor store

San Gabriel on “Over My Shoulder” and recording music in a liquor store

Natalie Galbraith, Music Director February 21, 2024

I had the pleasure of interviewing San Gabriel, the bedroom pop solo project of James Bookert, via email as he toured through Oregon. GALBRAITH: You recently released the song “Over My Shoulder.”...

Japanese Breakfast? Nah, J Brekkie: A Somewhat In-depth Review

Japanese Breakfast? Nah, J Brekkie: A Somewhat In-depth Review

Gabe Chaparro February 6, 2024

A Pitchfork review described Japanese Breakfast as “a buffet of sub-genres.” No, Pitchfork is not some foodie blog giving a rather succinct analysis of a typical Japanese breakfast. Pitchfork...

Femcel Pop: An Emerging Genre

Femcel Pop: An Emerging Genre

Kate Zaine December 6, 2023

Femcel: n. a girl with a Megan Fox poster listening to music from a CD player in her messy room, often found scrounging on Reddit forums. In all reality, the exact meaning of a femcel differs from person...

Listening to blink-182’s new album more than One More Time...

Listening to blink-182’s new album more than One More Time…

Ryan Harlan November 3, 2023

The Mark, Tom, and Travis show returns one more time, or instead, returning for good this time. The classic blink-182 lineup of Mark Hoppus, Tom DeLonge, and Travis Barker has returned for their...

Spooky scary celebrities: seven musicians to dress as this Halloween

Spooky scary celebrities: seven musicians to dress as this Halloween

Natalie Galbraith, Music Director October 26, 2023

Halloween is just a few days away, so here are seven musicians to dress as that will kill it this season. Halloween is a great time to get creative and dress as musical icons from household names like...

Essential Albums: Comus - First Utterance

Essential Albums: Comus – First Utterance

Kierstin Thompson October 25, 2023

Your evil eyes more damning than a demon's curse Your lovely body soon caked with mud As I carry you to your grave my arms your hearse - “Drip Drip” by Comus Comus was a once in a lifetime...

A snapshot of nostalgia and warmth: Haley Blais Wisecrack

A snapshot of nostalgia and warmth: Haley Blais’ Wisecrack

Kate Zaine October 24, 2023

Haley Blais, the singer-songwriter based in Vancouver, has a history of laying her heart out for her listeners. From recording compelling and existential tracks in her bedroom to releasing studio albums,...

The cover of CHAIs self-titled album.

CHAI on their self-titled album and playing in Portland

Natalie Galbraith, Music Director September 26, 2023

I had the pleasure of interviewing CHAI via email ahead of their show in Portland last night. CHAI is a four-piece band from Japan consisting of twins Mana and Kana, as well as members Yuuki and Yuna....

Dissecting Olivia Rodrigos GUTS

Dissecting Olivia Rodrigo’s GUTS

Kate Zaine September 19, 2023

Heaven and Hell. Coca-Cola and America. Sweet and sour. Just because we get one, doesn’t mean we get the other. Olivia Rodrigo gave us SOUR, her hit debut album, in 2021, but sweet is still nowhere in...

blink-182 at Climate Pledge Arena

blink-182 at Climate Pledge Arena

Ryan Harlan July 26, 2023

“So many moms, so little time.” blink-182 is back and better than ever! Tom, Mark, and Travis are all back together for the first time since 2014. When I saw that they were doing a world tour, I...

Bagpipes, Fiddles, and Whiskey: The Inaugural Corvallis Celtic Festival

Bagpipes, Fiddles, and Whiskey: The Inaugural Corvallis Celtic Festival

Natalie Galbraith, Music Director July 19, 2023

One Sunday in Portugal The Nettles nervously played outside a church. As the congregation poured out of the church, they gathered around the band and handed Euro coins to their young daughter. To her surprise,...

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