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    CAPITOL HILL BLOCK PARTY: PLAYLIST TIME

    Saturday, July 26, 2014

    We’re on our way to the Capitol Hill Block Party! It has been underway all weekend, but if you’re not already in Seattle we’ve compiled a playlist to tide you over. Enjoy! Tune in for updates on Twitter and Instagram!  

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    RAPPING A$$ RAPS

    Friday, July 25, 2014

    Belmont Bodega – 2519 SE Belmont - 5pm onward Rappin’ ass raps. Smoked meats. Late-night dance party. Satuuuuurday nite Four taps of assorted beer and cider. Bottles galore. $15 all-you-can-eat bbq!Plate up with: SMOKED BRISKET PORK SHOULDER BAKED BEANS COLLARD GREENS COLESLAW MACARONI SALAD Daytime (and late-night) rap snacks from: FREAKY OUTTY MAXX BASS GOLDEN BEETS NATHAN DETROIT

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    EXCLUSIVE: D. Worthy and Amine present ALREADY KNOW!

    Friday, July 25, 2014

    Introducing D.Worthy and his newest single “Already Know” Featuring Portland artist “Aminé“ D.Worthy delivers a inspiring and refreshing sound for the summer with the help of PDX spitter, Aminé, and production by Kyduh Beats. “Already Know” is off of D.Worthy’s upcoming project “Dior” Expected to release this summer. @Diorworthy #blowupkids Blowupkids.com   

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    WAXED OUT: AN INTERVIEW WITH SLOSLYLOVE

    Wednesday, July 23, 2014

    WAXED OUT delivers new music to keep your record collection fresh & stacked to the ceiling words by @Evan_Gabriel “This is all still new to me,” producer sloslylove [pronounced slow-sly-love] tells me over the phone from L.A. I’ve caught the beatmaker during a night off from his international tour. “The type of shit that I make […]

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Nov
22

DJ NATHAN DETROIT

You have surely seen his name around town or been to one of his shows. Nathan Detroit, one of the regular DJs of Holocene’s monthly installments of Booty Bassment is making a name for himself. We have run into him on several occasions and had to dig a little deeper into the DJ that always […]

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Nov
21

15 CENTS: DAN LAFFERMAN

For this week’s 15 cents, we linked up with Dan Lafferman, whose name comes up in just about every music conversation that goes on in Portland.  He has been a part of every facet of the music industry and currently runs a blog called Booty and Bass, featuring local hip-hop, dance and electronic acts.  We […]

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Nov
20

MOUNTAIN CITY: Riding the Cool Bus

Riding the Cool Bus: with Ben Sturgulewski and Sweetgrass Productions The pavement passed beneath us as I stared at the Beatles poster taped to the window of the old, converted yellow school bus–Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.  Gazing into the eyes of Paul, John, Ringo, and George, memories of college flooded back.  I felt […]

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Nov
19

FRANCES MAY’S WAREHOUSE SALE

It’s that time again. Yep, that point in the year that everyone is having a pop-up shop/sale/shopping event that is so-much-fun-you-can’t-stand it! It’s hard to know which ones to go to – and even harder to not spend far too much money – but on Saturday Frances May is hosting a Warehouse Sale at The […]

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Nov
19

DRAMADY

It’s been a big month for the local band, Dramady. The band, comprised of Amanda Wilse and Zacery Stanley, engages listeners and audiences with Wiles on bass and tenor saxophone, Stanley on simultaneous drums, keyboard and vocals, and a precise use of loops and harmony to achieve a full sound. Check it out, it’s beautiful. This month, they released […]

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Nov
16

PINO X STERLING COFFEE

Men in bow ties and good coffee are two of our favorite things. Start the Holiday season off with both of these pleasures next Saturday at the launch of PINO x Sterling Coffee Roaster’s 2013 Holiday Collection! Last year was a sold out success and lots of fun, so we are excited the two companies […]

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Nov
14

15 CENTS: Gang$ign$

For this week’s 15 Cents, we reached out to Gang$ign$, a local dj whose trap beats are as hot as his weekly Wednesday shows at Whiskey Bar.  Because he was jet-setting between Austin and LA for shows, we couldn’t find time to sit down, but we talked about how he got into dj’ing, what exactly […]

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Nov
13

MOUNTAIN CITY: Photography of Mei Ratz

Blue Corn Pancakes & the Photography of Mei Ratz A few months ago the great Holly Hoover herself shared some images with me that she thought I’d like.  They were double exposures of peoples’ faces with flora–trees, pine-needles limbs, and flowers.  They were beautiful and I was mesmerized but in the often frenetic hustle of work […]

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Nov
13

LITTLE BOXES 2013

Not familiar with Little Boxes? Well, it is a city-wide shopping event on Black Friday and Saturday comprised of a mix of Portland’s locally owned and alternative boutiques. With Little Boxes, when you ditch the big box stores and shop locally you get entered to win tons of unbelievable prizes (cough, cough.. 4 night vacay […]

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Nov
12

OLD GROWTH: DANNER X WOOLRICH

One of the reasons Oregon steals our hearts as much as it does is because of the Old Growth forage. Those trees that have been alive for hundreds of years and have massive root systems under the Earth, completely blow us away.  E+E is excited that Danner has teamed up with Woolrich to bring a USA […]