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The whisper campaign around HI TIGER 's second record has begun.
PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF
| September 21, 2012
Arms Against A Sea parts ways, OK Go releases a live album, and more
We were disappointed to hear the promising ARMS AGAINST A SEA have decided to call it quits.
PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF
| July 01, 2011
Frank Hopkins finds an inner peace (and jam)
After three albums of stern lecture, it would seem that Frank Hopkins and his Line of Force have decided to just roll with the punches and turn out a nice dance jam.
| May 13, 2011
Bass Box | Mother Box
The debut full-length from Bass Box is worth a listen if only for its originality. I can't remember an album that explores as much of the contemporary musical canon — rock, pop, folk, jazz, R&B, gypsy, tango — all without use of the drums.
| January 21, 2011
Clash of the Titans: B52s vs. Devo
Guess what? Busy night! At Clash of the Titans, it's the B-52s vs. Devo. At Port City Music Hall, it's Kate Schrock and Kenya Hall....
| May 12, 2010
Kenya Hall and her band at Empire Dine and Dance
Kenya Hall and her band are at Empire Dine and Dance.
| December 17, 2009
Meanwhile, the Big Easy marks an end to two of its successful summer residencies, as MODEL AIRPLANE and KENYA HALL call it a season at...
| September 02, 2009
Elijah Ocean, Tony Smokes and the Ladykillers
Yes, we know that there are important albums being released by ELIJAH OCEAN and the new duo of DAVE GUTTER and EVAN CASAS in the very near future. Pfeifle can't review everything in the same week, for Christ's sake, so just lay off and wait till n
PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF
| July 31, 2009
How we think about making and consuming music is changing. It is not news that labels, albums, and record stores are dying, pushed aside by new ways of conducting the commerce of music. (Though at the turn of the 20th century the song was king and the t
Shardlow and Goodyear and a brand-new studio
| July 17, 2009
Music seen: Tony McNaboe
By the time you, dear reader, lay eyes on this, you will have one last opportunity to catch Tony McNaboe's month-long Tuesday-night residency at the Big Easy, which — according to his prediction on week two — is "only going to get better."
Live at The Big Easy, February 10
| February 19, 2009
Portland music news, February 6, 2009
Those of you pining away for TONY MCNABOE 's solo work should be pleased he's set up a residency at the Big Easy for the month of February.
PORTLAND MUSIC STAFF
| February 04, 2009
We got everything
Hopkins vented with Doomsday . Here he as produced something more measured, and, in the end, more long-lasting.
Frank Hopkins discovers the American Dream
| November 19, 2008
Make like a leaf
Fall appropriately takes the baton (sorry, Olympics still on the mind) from a stand-out summer of music in Portland.
Fall into local music (and other ironic urgings)
| September 10, 2008
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