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    E+ETV: INFOCUS MEETS WITH JAYDA

    Friday, December 19, 2014

    InFocus covers individuals who work hard on and off the clock, individuals who progress through learning and doing, and those individuals who never understood the words, “give up.” “Who the F*ck is Jayda?” “F*ck Jayda!” “I hate that MotherF*cker!” Portland has a very unique hip-hop scene, and I believe Jayda stands out the most. I’ve been a […]

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    Wes Guy- Family Tree

    Thursday, December 18, 2014

    Wes Guy is humble and down to earth person. I believe he’s one of the most authentic artists out there. He’s all about good vibes, hard work and connecting with fellow humans. For his latest video Wes linked up with a few good men to get the first single “Family Tree” off of his upcoming […]

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    A CONVERSATION WITH TUNDE OGUNNOIKI

    Wednesday, December 17, 2014

    Printed E&E Vol. 2: A conversation with Tunde Ogunnoiki You have found major success in recent years.  Can you talk about that experience? We’ve been growing… We started off with small accessories, but didn’t really get our pick-up until we dropped our State of Mind hats.  That was a series of 10 hats that all had […]

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    YUNG LEAN is coming for PDX

    Tuesday, December 16, 2014

    If you’ve never heard of Yung Lean, you haven’t been sitting at your computer searching for the next hottest thing out of Sweden, and I forgive you.  However, this Saturday, Yung Lean and his crew Sad Boys along with the Gravity Boys will be coming to tear the roof off of the Hawthorne Theater.  Consider […]

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    A CONVERSATION WITH TZUJI

    Monday, December 15, 2014

    Printed E&E Vol. 2: A conversation with Tzuji “TZUJI.  It’s actually a form of the word ‘tszuj,’ which means to make something more amazing.  TZUJI means you have been tszujed, so I’m gonna Tszuj you now” Fuck yeah. We needed a bit of Tzujing after walking around Agenda all day. Seeing so many booths, clothes, […]

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May
18

SUNDAY SOUNDS: Hang Time

  Let’s be honest here, who doesn’t participate in a recreational past time most acknowledge as a safe and fun way to change your perspective and enhance creative side. You don’t have to be Cheech to appreciate this mix, and don’t take this as peer pressure to go roll up a doob you don’t want […]

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May
14

E+E 2ND B-DAY PHOTOS

For the E+E 2nd birthday, we joined forces with The Incorporated & Amine´ to throw the first of many young x hungry parties. Photos taken by the always lovely Jenna Haar. Party hosted at the new Savage Modeling studio.     Additional photos on our Facebook page.

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May
13

WAXED OUT: RAZ SIMONE + DANNY BROWN Play Portland

WAXED OUT delivers new music to keep your record collection fresh & stacked to the ceiling words by @Evan_Gabriel photos + video by @theinc206x503 On Sunday night, E+E covered one of the better recent hip-hop shows to come through the Roseland Theater: ZeeloperZ, our homie Raz Simone, and Danny Brown. Detroit’s twenty-year-old ZeelooperZ opened the show in his […]

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May
8

15 CENTS: #TRILLBLAZIN#

If you live in Portland, your schedule has changed significantly in the past few weeks.  You’ve been spending every other night at a bar or in front of a tv SOMEWHERE, screaming along with the rest of the 503, rooting on the hottest thing in the city, the Trailblazers.  The second hottest thing in these […]

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May
8

E+Etv: Waxed Out meets Gang$ign$ in the trap

WAXED OUT delivers new music to keep your record collection fresh & stacked to the ceiling words by @Evan_Gabriel We’ve been huge fans of Portland producer/trapstar Gang$ign$ for a while now. A member of the local production label STYLSS, Gang$ign$ has been spreading his siren-like-synths and sharp, popping snares with hundreds of followers around the world. Having shared stages with […]

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May
7

E+Etv: The Incorporated hits the studio with the Soar Losers

The Incorporated hit the studio with Myke Bogan, Tre Redeau and T Soprano aka Spoon, 3 members of the Portland hip-hop collective Soar Losers. We talked to Tre and Spoon about a number of different topics, and caught the making of a number of different tracks. Check it out and keep your ears and eyes […]

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May
7

DON’T FORGET: MOTHER’S DAY

  Ohhh.. Mother’s Day is a tricky one. Somehow we always leave it to the morning of to get mom something. So, save yourself this year (because let’s face it, you will probably be a tad hungover on Sunday) and buy something before Mother’s Day. Which is this Sunday.               […]

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Apr
30

A SATURDAY AFTERNOON IN THE PARK WITH EARTH

4.6 billion years ago, a grouping of divine and organic elements, remnants of a kaboom, clustered and collaborated into a stronghold formation, to form a little spinning sphere, held precisely in orbit, courtesy of a big burning ball of gas. Our little Earth has had quite an epic little journey since this time, as everyone […]

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Apr
30

15 CENTS: The Incorporated tracks down BLK RBN

The Incorporated chased down the men behind BLK RBN, one of Portland’s most talked about new brands.  So new in fact, they haven’t even gone to market yet…  But we tracked down David, Stephen, Jacob and Alex to get the first preview of what BLK RBN has to offer.   blkrbn.com

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Apr
29

WAXED OUT: Getting WAVY with ABIGAIL PRESS

WAXED OUT delivers new music to keep your record collection fresh & stacked to the ceiling words + photos by @Evan_Gabriel If you haven’t heard Abigail Press, you should probably crawl out of the hole you’ve been living in and get WAVY. The twenty-four-year-old soul electronica singer/producer has just gotten her European tour funded through […]

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Apr
27

Sunday Sounds: Sway

Moonchild came to Portland this week and killed it. They made me realize that I need more funky smoothness in my life and I think you do too. This is a playlist of some smooth funky jams that will put you in the mood, help you relax, or at the very least make you slowly […]

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Apr
25

E+Etv: InFocus takes on Tabor by Compound

InFocus covers individuals who work hard on and off the clock, individuals who progress through learning and doing, and those individuals who never understood the words, “give up.” Portland native Ira LaFontaine has been working on something to outrun the competition. With the release of Tabor, Compound’s in-house collection, Ira believes their joggers will outlast […]

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Apr
24

Leave Your Mark: Some throw backs

This week is a mix of some throw backs, some recent stuff, and a few from San Diego that I found while doing some exploring there.            

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Apr
24

UPDATE: UNPLANNED AMERICA

About two years ago, friends from Sydney asked if I would host a group of guys coming through Portland. I of course opened my home/E+E HQ to them and played film assistant for the day at the Annual Naked Bike Ride. These two Aussie were filming for a series called Unplanned America. About a year later, […]

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Apr
23

Earth Day Coalition

Greetings Earthlings! If that is your real species. I hope you all had a terrific Earth Day yesterday, filled with grounding and humbling epiphanies that assisted in reminding you, that you are a part of something bigger than yourselves. I never quite understood why people get days off celebrating personages such as Columbus, yet Earth […]

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Apr
21

SUnday Sounds: 3 Stacks and Sir Luscious

  It was 7th grade when Johnny T first handed me the ATLiens album. That moment was a turning point in my life. It’s been on my bucket list since then to see them play live, and it’s finally going to happen at the Sasquatch Music Festival this summer. Cochella is in wrapping up but […]

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Apr
18

E+Etv: InFocus Episode 1 with Emily Aalbers

InFocus covers individuals who work hard on and off the clock, individuals who progress through learning and doing, and those individuals who never understood the words, “give up.” This spring marks Emily Aalbers’ last term as a double major at Western Oregon University.  She has put in her hours the last four years and finally […]

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Apr
16

E+Etv: Ant B “99 Styles” In-Studio video by The Incorporated!

We headed out to the homie Dan Lafferman aka Booty N Bass‘s studio, where we talked to Ant B and recorded a music video to his song, 99 Styles.  We talked to Ant about how he go into the game, his vision for Northwest hip-hop and his favorite song, 99 Styles.  Then he spit the […]

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Apr
15

PEACE BICYCLES

For those who love to travel environmentally and style friendly, make sure to check out a new project on Kickstarter called Peace Bicycles. Peace Bicycles is a company based in Los Angeles that offers an array of fashionable and functional vintage-style bikes. Their bikes are designed for optimal comfort, whether you are traveling for business […]

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Apr
15

WAXED OUT: An Interview with Dusty Fox

WAXED OUT delivers new music to keep your record collection fresh & stacked to the ceiling words by @Evan_Gabriel Sitting at his dining room table in southeast Portland, Dusty Fox, one half of the Northwest hip-hop crew Research & Development, is having a serendipitous Saturday. The MC just opened a fortune cookie that told him […]

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Apr
11

WHEN IN DOUBT – GO OUT

HELLO Spring! Sunshine, patios, beers, BBQ, Coast Trips, bikes, more beers, maybe some Spring skiing? Why the hello not, the sun is out. The round up of all the random events this weekend are coming up next: FRIDAY Shook Twins @ Mississippi Studios Midnight Mystery Ride @ Col. Sumners Party Wildfang Presents: Genders & Spookies Buckman-Kerns […]

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Apr
11

E+Etv: Copper Union invites us to Fashion Forward

By now, we already know how talented our local fashion designers are. Portland has been home to more Project Runway winners than LA & New York. But the plus size industry never gets any love. That is, until we met Claire Doody. This fiery chick gets it and is running with her new “feminine warrior, […]

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Apr
10

PHILOSOPHY TALK – ECHOES OF REALITY

“Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?” Hopefully this line resonates familiarity. Wild Bill Shakespeare, a poet’s poet, author of sonnets, plays, and widely regarded as the finest composer of the English language that this world has ever known, placed this now culturally implanted line in his tale of “two star-crossed lovers,” “Romeo and Juliet”. What […]

Apr
9

E+Etv: The Incorporated visits MACHUS

If you’re a guy in need of dope clothing in Portland, look no further than MACHUS on 6th and E Burnside.  I went into the store to look around and talk to the owner, Justin.  He explained the MACHUS “look,” the changing landscape of Portland fashion and his transition from Local35 on Hawthorne. Visit Machus […]

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Apr
4

E+Etv: Neo G Yo ALL ALLONE Album Release

The homie Neo G Yo released his new album, ALL ALLONE, and celebrated his birthday at Case of Bass!  We hit the party and talked to Neo about his new album and what Futro has coming out next! Check out Futro at Yofutro.com and @futrorecords!

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Apr
4

WHEN IN DOUBT – GO OUT

Weekend is almost here! Friday – Stay Wild Magazine Launch party @ See See Lizard Lounge Warehouse Sale @ 710 NW 14th ave Opening Reception: TEDx Portland PERFECT || Art Show and Auction at One Grand Gallery DJ Kenoy @ Devil’s Point // FREE – electro, bass, edm, trap, strip club party (say whaaa?!) Future Shock Gallery […]

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Apr
3

Leave Your Mark: Sticker Nerds 3

This past weekend, an event known as Sticker Nerds 3 happened. Blood sweat and tears went into the making of these stickers and the volume of hand drawn stuff is impressive mostly because the large amount of demand from the artists did not effect the quality of what was produced.  It looked like it was […]

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Apr
3

PHILOSOPHY TALK

What is not to learn is nothing at all. What is not to do simply cannot be done. Some girls just really, really, want to have fun. The umbrella of philosophy, made of the fabrics of the examined life, covers all of us from the drops of the unknown, drooping down permanently from the unrelenting […]

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Apr
1

WAXED OUT- RAZ SIMONE

    WAXED OUT delivers new music to keep your record collection fresh & stacked to the ceiling words and photos by @Evan_Gabriel Raz Simone really does wear eight rings. Each of the twenty-four-year-old’s hands bear gold bands big enough for Don King’s collection. With these hands, Raz, born Solomon Simone, has not only fought […]

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Mar
30

SUNDAY SOUNDS: Boogie Down

That’s right. Let it whip, drop it low, and bring it back. This playlist is composed of nothing but inspiring rhythms intended break you from your conservative dance-move rut. There’s no Lady Gaga, no dub step, and no reason to stay sitting. Who cares if anyone sees you dancing. Express yourself bea. Also, Hay Ya! […]