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Reinventions and retrospectives

Who said jazz in Portland is dead? The PORTLAND QUARTET would beg to differ.
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 24, 2011
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She’s all okay

Darien Brahms has been pegged as an alt-country diva or an anti-war activist, but on her solo records she’s mostly been an old-school rocker.
Darien Brahms is better than ever on Number 4
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  September 03, 2008
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“Why” and why not

There are songs here that speak of Jamaica and others that are more like the Portland-suburb Schrock you’re already down with.
Hearing Kate Schrock’s Invocation
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  May 28, 2008

Band of Local All-Stars

Local working man’s bassist Justin Maxwell assembled a phenomenal band of local luminaries especially for the event.
Music seen at Empire Dine and Dance, March 2, 2008
By TODD RICHARD  |  March 05, 2008
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Call the Truckers

It seems the big new thing on the local music scene is to include one super-cool cover from the ’80s on your new album.
Scott Link is Coming Around
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  July 11, 2007

Portland scene report: June 29, 2007

Big news from Threads, the Cerberus Shoal side project: They’re now called Fire on Fire.
Sibilance starts now
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 27, 2007


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At home with home

Women may dominate the pop charts from time to time, but in the annals of acknowledged rock/pop greatness, they are few in number.
Sara Cox arrives at domesticity with Crowded Is the New Lonely
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  May 30, 2007

Portland scene report: October 13, 2006

The “Sibilance” staff got a little ahead of ourselves when we said the Scott Link solo album was imminent.
Sibilance
By SIBILANCE  |  October 11, 2006
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Long + short of it

Megan Jo Wilson’s debut disc remains a strong introduction and suggests a future as a band leader, like her frequent collaborator Sara Cox, rather than a solo artist.
Megan Jo Wilson’s Seed, Stars, Galaxies
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  May 24, 2006
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Beautiful locals

Remember when there was music on MTV? Now I check in occasionally to see if Real World er Ruthie’s finally been put in rehab.
What if good new music was right on your TV?
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  February 23, 2006

Albums of the decade

10 discs you should own
10 discs you should own
By CHARLIE GAYLORD  |  January 01, 1900