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INTERVIEWS
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
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
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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
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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
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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
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
INTERVIEWS
INTERVIEWS

12 Years Later, Dear Nora Looks Back on the Beauty and Terror of 'Mountain Rock'

"Overall this album is about bliss and terror, and how interactions with wilderness and humanity can provoke those emotions." Cult favorite Katy Davidson returns with a revival of her post-9/11 masterpiece.
Cory Lomberg
2.22.17
Premiere
Premiere

Hands of Thieves Reveal Death Metal and Dark Intentions on a Beastly Debut

Listen to 'Feasting on Dark Intentions,' the Portland extreme metallers' punishingly heavy new album, out soon via Baneful Genesis Records
Ben Handelman
1.24.17
Holy Shit
Holy Shit

The Shins Are Literally Resurrected in Halloween-y New Song and Video "Dead Alive"

James Mercer is a skeleton and also tiny? We don't get it, either.
Phil Witmer
10.26.16
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Y La Bamba Wants You to Get Free

We caught up with indie folk powerhouse Luz Elena Mendoza to talk the US election, mortality, and her return on new album 'Ojos Del Sol.' Plus, check out the premiere of Y La Bamba's new video "Libre."
Thor Benson
10.3.16
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Red Fang’s Bloody New Video for “Shadows” Is a Northwestern ‘Predator'

An epic of blood, beer, and nerd rage.
Phil Witmer
9.8.16