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Granting dismissal

Portland's 7-piece funk/hiphop outfit GRANT STREET ORCHESTRA ring their final coda this week, ending a three-plus-year run during which they became one of the most revered party bands in the state.
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By SAM PFEIFLE  |  June 29, 2012
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Whipped into shape

We feel pretty amped about Supercharged , the debut EP by the hardcore rock and roll band WHIP HANDS .
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 18, 2012
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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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The Audacity of Ryan Peters

Spose hears all of it. Aren't you and Seacrest supposed be sharing chicks by now? Where's your Escalade, dude? Or, as he puts it on "Gee Willikers," off his brand-new full-length The Audacity! , "Fuck that shit/I bet he doesn't know any black kids . .
Preposterously Spose
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 13, 2012
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The Audacity of Ryan Peters

Spose hears all of it. Aren't you and Seacrest supposed be sharing chicks by now? Where's your Escalade, dude? Or, as he puts it on "Gee Willikers," off his brand-new full-length The Audacity! , "Fuck that shit/I bet he doesn't know any black kids . .
Preposterously Spose
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 13, 2012
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Educated Advocates release their full-length debut

This August will mark the 20th anniversary of the Brand New Heavies' Heavy Rhyme Experience, Vol. 1 (there was no volume 2).
Back to the classics
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  February 24, 2012


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Lighting up again

The HOUSE OF FIRE may have gone up in smoke, but JACOB AUGUSTINE has emerged unscathed.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  August 05, 2011
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Who's Cam Groves?

Back in the day, Preposterously Dank, the hip-hop label/collective created by Spose and featuring Cam Groves, Dr. Astronaut, and Educated Advocates, would have hit the popular consciousness with a collective album first.
Something Cool this way comes
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  February 25, 2011

Elsewhere...


Elsewhere: the Clash goes reggae with the Boots and the Meters; Grant Street Orchestra and Educated Advocates make it a night of hip-hop at Port...
By webteam  |  May 19, 2010

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At the Big Easy, February 16
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By SONYA TOMLINSON  |  March 19, 2010