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TheLin and Syn the Shaman team for Fits & Starts

There's no denying it's pretty cool that two artists, however many, can make music together without ever meeting.
Making Trails
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  February 11, 2011

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

Another beautiful Goodnight Process EP

The GOODNIGHT PROCESS have their new EP, Another Beautiful Girl , in the can, but there’s just one problem ...
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  April 30, 2010
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Seven up

Because Sly-Chi are so versatile, and can adopt any number of danceable skins, there can be a tendency to read their individual songs in great chunks, like sentences we've read a hundred times.
The new sounds of Sly-Chi
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 11, 2009

Sly-Chi turns sausage party and more

Singer KELLY MCKENNA has decided to leave Sly-Chi after three and a half years due to general burn-out.
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  November 13, 2009