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Dynamo-P, Ryan Augustus, and Misl team up

It's testament to the depth of our local hip-hop scene that a side project like the new Manic Mondays can be so consistently strong throughout 17 proper tracks.
Case of the Mondays
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 27, 2012
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Hail stars of the sea

Now that SUNSET HEARTS are a dominant presence in Portland progressive pop, fans might want to make sure to catch the final release by MARIE STELLA , the power-pop quartet from which Sunset Hearts took three members.
Wax Tablet
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 24, 2012

Bubblegum pop, legendary sax, and a taste of Trails

Though they didn't win the ROCK-OFF this year, pop band FYVE did turn more than a few heads, with a bubblegum pop sound bolstered by twin-sister harmonies.
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  August 20, 2010

Portland Music News: April 3, 2009

Make sure to swing by the White Heart April 3 to see THE LIN , who's part of the DIRT COALITION hip-hop collective and has released a five-song EP called Metal on Metal . What you might call post-hip-hop,
Sibilance
By PORTLAND MUSIC STAFF  |  April 01, 2009

Portland seen report

What a coincidence.
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  November 29, 2006
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Engage2Reclaim

If you could get past the rough sound quality, the entertainment portion of the League’s Engage2Reclaim event was enough to make you stick around. 
Portland Yacht Services, October 19, 2006  
By SONYA TOMLINSON  |  October 25, 2006


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Break it down

Hip Hop Without Borders wants everyone to know that they are open for business, crossing the borders within and between communities.
Opening the border
By IAN PAIGE  |  May 03, 2006