CASPIAN LIVE CONCERT REVIEW

    I think one of the reasons why fans of Caspian love them so much is because they seem to have an incredible ability to express an emotion and concept through their music that words alone sim...

CARPENTER BRUT LIVE REVIEW

There's a new type of heavy electronic music. It's a genre known as “dark synthwave”, and numerous artists that fall under this genre have been working their way into existence. It brings along the sound...

BAYSIDE LIVE CONCERT REVIEW

The historic Hawthorne Theatre in Portland, Oregon was straight up punched in the face with some punk-driven tunes this past Saturday night. NYC’s pop-punk rockers Bayside hit the stage and the crowd instan...

INTERVIEW WITH CALIFORNIA FOLK-ROCKERS: THE BREVET

We had the pleasure of sitting down with California folk-rockers, The Brevet, for an exclusive interview at the Analog Cafe in SE Portland. It was easy to see why this band is gaining a huge fan base. One way ...

KELLER WILLIAMS KWAHTRO: WONDER BALLROOM

It may have been freezing outside, but the Wonder Ballroom was hot as hell as people swayed and danced to the folky sounds of the evening. Guitar riffs  bounced off the walls as acoustic guitar wielding Keller...

CHOCOLATEFEST 2017

I didn't know what to expect when attending ChocolateFest 2017 at the Oregon Convention Center in NE Portland. Lots of free samples of chocolate? Wine? Yes, that was all available, but I also got to try chocola...

FEATURED BAD ASS ATHLETE: CYCLIST KODY GUNDERSON

Ask any cyclist and they'll likely tell you that some of their closest friends are fellow cyclists. Why? There's something about riding a bike—the effort, the adventure, the struggle, the pure fun—that bond...

LIVE REVIEW: BRAND NEW/MODEST MOUSE

Brand New and Modest Mouse's final gig of their co-headlining tour Sunday night at Moda Center seemed destined to be a crooked affair simply because Modest Mouse is Portland’s hometown heros. Brand New h...

LIVE REVIEW: EMPTY HOUSES

Walking into the McMenamins Mission Theater you come to realize this is the perfect venue for Empty Houses to play. Old velour couches line the walls, dim lighting glows through vintage wall scones and an o...

LIVE REVIEW: LOCAL NATIVES

Indie rock giants Local Natives have proven once again how loyal their fan base is. They announced their pop up show at the Doug Fir lounge in Portland, Oregon just five days before they were to play on Ju...