Tagged: Portland


In Portland With: Music Fest NW

Music Fest NW is the perfect way to learn Portland. For five nights, bands from the fest’s insane lineup perform in venues spread across town, the city quickly becoming a seamless blend of cabs, lines … read more »

POSTED September 24, 2012 11:30AM IN LIVE TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Video: Kendrick Lamar, “She Needs Me” and “HiiiPOWER (Live at vitaminwater uncapped)”

Kendrick Lamar performed the entirety of his Portland uncapped set in a red TDE hoodie; by the time he finished, he was soaked through. Even delivering the dreamy love raps of “She Needs Me,” Lamar … read more »

POSTED July 27, 2012 11:00AM IN uncapped video Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , ,

Video: Best Coast, “When I’m With You” and “The Only Place” (Live at vitaminwater uncapped)

Portland uncapped attendees had no problem filing in between the winding wooden ramps and never-ending bike track of the Lumberyard to get a good view of performers Best Coast and Kendrick Lamar. The two, who’ve … read more »

POSTED July 24, 2012 12:15PM IN uncapped video TAGS: , , , , ,

Interview: Kendrick Lamar and Bethany Cosentino at vitaminwater uncapped

Though from different worlds musically, Los Angeles natives Kendrick Lamar and Best Coast have the utmost respect for each other. It would have been enough to co-headline the Portland uncapped, but Lamar and Best Coast’s … read more »

POSTED July 23, 2012 12:15PM IN uncapped video TAGS: , , , , , , ,

Portland: vitaminwater uncapped, July 11th

So far, vitaminwater uncapped has hosted the likes of Rick Ross, The-Dream, Zola Jesus, Wale, Santigold, 2Chainz and Passion Pit, not to mention surprise guests like French Montana, Omarion and Melanie Fiona. Next Wednesday, July … read more »

POSTED July 5, 2012 12:00PM IN uncapped photo Comments (2) TAGS: , ,

Video: MayMay, “All Is Still”

The debut, self-titled EP from Portland singer/songwriter Laurel Simmons’ MayMay project comes out today, though the songs were recorded four years ago, in 2008. “All Is Still” features cello accompaniment by Heather Woods Broderick, of … read more »

POSTED April 16, 2012 2:45PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , ,

Staff Affections: The Woodlands on Bedwin & The Hearbreakers

Every other Thursday, Stephanie Osei asks employees and employers at our favorite shops around the world what their most cherished in-store item is for our column Staff Affections. This week, she caught up with Portland’s … read more »

POSTED July 21, 2011 4:15PM IN STYLE TAGS: , , , ,

Interview: Fred Armisen on Portlandia

Yesterday we talked to Carrie Brownstein about Microsoft and the world’s crush on Riot Grrrl. Today we turned to her partner Fred Armisen for an east coast counterpoint. He touched some on playing Obama, being … read more »

POSTED January 20, 2011 1:00PM IN ART+CULTURE INTERVIEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,

Interview: Carrie Brownstein on Portlandia

Before we lived in New York City we lived in Portland, Oregon. There we went to a college that was so weird it was recently threatened to be prosecuted as a crack house, and lived … read more »

POSTED January 19, 2011 12:00PM IN ART+CULTURE INTERVIEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , ,

These Undaunted Haircuts Are F.R.E.E.

Portland, OR based stylist Ryann Bosetti loves and takes pride in cutting hair. She’s in agony that people are asking for haircuts that are soft and apologetic these days, and worried that we’re committing a … read more »

POSTED January 11, 2011 5:00PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: