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Aminé Releases Surprise New 13-Track Project 'ONEPOINTFIVE'

G Herbo, Gunna, and Rico Nasty guest on the Portland rapper's new "EPLPMIXTAPEALBUM."
Alex Robert Ross
8.15.18
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
8.8.18
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
5.23.18
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
5.18.18
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
Interviews

Bell Witch's New LP Is a Loving Tribute to Former Drummer Adrien Guerra

Stream the funeral doom duo's ghostly new nearly 84-minute, single-track album, 'Mirror Reaper,' and read about how it came to life.
Joseph Schafer
10.16.17
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Usnea's Impossibly Heavy New Doom Metal Album Is a Sci-Fi Odyssey

Stream the Portland extreme doom outfit's politically-charged, Margaret Atwood-inspired new album for Relapse Records.
Kim Kelly
9.7.17
Op-Eds

Aminé's 'Good For You' Sounds Like How It Feels to Be Young Right Now

The Portland rapper's debut pokes fun at life and what it's like to feel simultaneously connected and disconnected from what’s going on.
Aranya Tatapudi
8.2.17
Premieres

Portland Metal Punks Satanarchist Fire a Warning Shot with 'First Against the Wall'

Stream the ripping, politically-charged new album from these furious Pacific Northwestern anarchist metalheads.
Kim Kelly
5.31.17
Premieres

Stream Portland Doom Heavyweights Norska's 'Too Many Winters'

Members of Yob and Dark Castle collide with sludge, doom, and noise rock on this Oregon outfit's sophomore album (out May 26 via Brutal Panda).
Ben Handelman
5.25.17
Premieres

Guantanamo Baywatch Go Filthy on “Video,” Announce New Album ‘Desert Center’

The Portland, Oregon garage-surf trio's fourth LP is out August 4.
Alex Robert Ross
5.24.17
Thump

How Discogs Dragged Record Collecting Into the 21st Century

A rare interview with the core team at the beloved music cataloguing database and marketplace.
David Garber
3.21.17