Fun Fun Fun 2015: Babes in Toyland and Drive Like Jehu revisit the 90s, everyone is cool with it

10:24 pm Nov. 6, 2015

A few years ago, in the sketch “The Dream of the 90s is Alive in Portland,” the sketch show “Portlandia”got some traction out of reminding everyone that the 1990s were pretty great. “Remember when people were content to be unambitious? Sleep to eleven? Just hangout with their friends?”

It was goofy, but the point was taken: There was an idea about culture and bohemia that existed about 20 years ago such

Ornette Coleman: 1930 – 2015

12:13 pm Jun. 11, 2015

Fort Worth-born saxophonist Ornette Coleman, one of the most important composers and innovators in jazz history and one of the all-time great Texas musicians, died Thursday morning in Manhattan. He was 85.

Sleater-Kinney picks up steam at “Austin City Limits” taping

4:24 pm Apr. 16, 2015

You could see it in the crowd’s eyes as they waiting for the band to take the stage: Prepare for an emotionally heavy night.

Sleater-Kinney are one of the best American rock bands of the past 20 years, three women from Portland, Ore., making emotionally complex, often musically thrilling guitar rock at a time (the second Clinton administration if we’re being technical about it) when the indie rock balloon seemed to

Giveaway: Afghan Whigs at the Mohawk

1:17 pm Oct. 29, 2014


It started last year at the Fader Fort, when the newly reformed Afghan Whigs (singer/songwriter Greg Dulli, guitarist Rick McCollum and bassist John Curly, plus additional musicians) played