Portland

Premieres

Black Grapefruit Tear Apart Convention on 'All My Relations'

On their second full-length, the New York State-based duo formerly known as SOS thrillingly jump from one idea to the next.
Alex Robert Ross
8.9.18
Interviews

Witch Mountain Is Still Reinventing Itself After 20 Years

The Oregon doom metal institution's self-titled new album is its first with firebrand vocalist Kayla Dixon, and perhaps its most crucial.
Nilina Mason-Campbell
5.24.18
Interviews

Stephen Malkmus Isn't Horsing Around Anymore

On 'Sparkle Hard,' the Jicks frontman takes modern life in stride. We talk to indie's Founding Father about the new album, short attention spans, and his budding romance with Auto-Tune.
Andrea Domanick
5.21.18
Noisey News

The Thermals Are Breaking Up, and That Sucks

The Portland-based indie band are calling it quits after a 15-year career in which they barely put a foot wrong.
Alex Robert Ross
4.9.18
premeire

Pressing On Continue the Spirit of Mid 90s Hardcore

Portland’s Pressing On is comprised of members of the late and great Talk Is Poison, as well as From Ashes Rise and Raw Nerves.
Tim Scott
3.20.17
Premiere

U-NIX’s Tape Is A Lesson In Unbridled Exasperation

Listen to the Portland band throttle seven songs in as many minutes.
Tim Scott
12.11.16
Premieres

PREMIERE: WL’s Secretly-Shot Video for “Crossing” Captures an Uncanny Isolation

It’s from the Portland-based trio’s new album, ‘Light Years,’ out October 28.
Alex Robert Ross
8.21.16
Premieres

Portland Punks Autistic Youth Swap Instruments and Re-Emerge as Public Eye

Taken a listen to the jittery "Hot White" from their forthcoming debut album.
Tim Scott
8.3.16
Premieres

Mongoloid Blast No-Nonsense Hardcore Punk Rock at a Furious Clip

The Portland punks aren't ones to complicate things.
Tim Scott
8.8.16
Premieres

Mongoloid Blast No-Nonsense Hardcore Punk Rock at a Furious Clip

The Portland punks aren't ones to complicate things.
Tim Scott
8.8.16
Premieres

Premiere: Drowse's 'Memory Bed' EP Is a Beautiful Study of Detachment

The Portland shoegaze/drone artist explores the emotional reckoning in the wake of his experiences with antipsychotic medication.
Andrea Domanick
8.4.16
Premieres

Portland Punks Autistic Youth Swap Instruments and Re-Emerge as Public Eye

Taken a listen to the jittery "Hot White" from their forthcoming debut album.
Tim Scott
8.3.16
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