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25 more local musicians meet, greet, and rock at the second 48 Hour Music Festival
25 more local musicians meet, greet, and rock at the second 48 Hour Music Festival
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  March 05, 2010
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Ripple effect

The Portland Phoenix launched in 1999, just as the Portland music scene was turning.
The 10 most influential bands of our first 10 years
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  September 18, 2009

Music Seen: Ocean and Pontiak

The day after Ocean's predictably under-attended (30-40 people) Cinco de Mayo performance at SPACE, a friend who also attended asked what I thought. "So loud," I said. "So slow," he responded. It wasn't hard to catch the reverence in both reactions.
Ocean and Pontiak at SPACE Gallery, May 5
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  May 13, 2009

Letters to the Portland editor: March 20,2009

Just read the article ("The Outsiders," by Christopher Gray, February 27) and wanted to say thanks.

By PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  March 18, 2009
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The outsiders

Ocean's album Pantheon of the Lesser  — a two-track, hour-long, deconstructionist monster — is the linchpin of what's become an exciting moment for the Portland doom metal four-piece.
Ocean join the Pantheon
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  February 25, 2009