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...

GOING SOLO: OUR INTERVIEW WITH JOSHUA WINSTEAD

Most know him as the bass player for acclaimed Canadian indie rock band Metric. But Joshua Winstead released his debut solo album, MMXX, on June 3rd via Royal Cut Records. The album features Winstead in his own...

UH-OH…MERCURY’S IN RETROGRADE

Mercury in retrograde...which can be a disaster. So what the fuck does Mercury in retrograde mean? Sometimes it appears as though planets are moving backwards through the zodiac, which is called retrog...

HEALTHY BREAKFAST: QUEEN YA BARS, AKA QUINOA BARS

Queen Ya Breakfast Bars, AKA Quinoa Bars. Tasty, healthy and easy to make? Done. These bars do without all of the added sugar found in store bought bars. Yasss. Timing: 5 Prep Time 20 Cook Time ...