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Decemberists frontman Colin Meloy is releasing a new EP of Kinks covers entitled, sensibly, Colin Meloy Sings The Kinks. This is a tour-only release designed to attract fans to Meloy's upcoming solo…   Read Story »
Tegan & Sara made their Newport Folk Festival debut over the weekend. "We made it to Newport!! What a lovely and quaint little place!" Tegan blogged upon arrival. "Rhode Island is adorable and…   Read Story »
How did you celebrate July 4th? On a rooftop BBQ listening to our summer mix? Maybe you stayed in and watched old episodes of Hoarders on Roku? Maybe I stayed in and did that. There is no way to…   Read Story »
New York just became the 6th largest state to approve same-sex marriage. Yes! The Senate bill passed 33-to-29, Governor Cuomo signed the measure shortly after, and the law goes into effect in 30…   Read Story »
Portlandia's already been good for unexpected cameos (Aimee Mann, Steve Buscemi, Aubrey Plaza, plus many others). And it looks lik Portlandia is upping the number of musical cameos. Next week Colin…   Read Story »
Colin Meloy tested out a couple of in-progress Decemberists songs at a PDX Pop Now! Benefit last night. The first is under the working title "January Hymn," the other called "July Hymn." The latter…   Read Story »
When I was in high school I had a Meat Is Murder t-shirt. The one with the lyrics to the album's title track on the front: "It's not natural, normal or kind / The flesh you so fancifully fry / The…   Read Story »
We're told Califunya, the pressingly precious new web-series created by Lavender Diamond's Becky Stark, "parodies a high school play that is parodying a kids' show from the '60s as performed by…   Read Story »
Echoing Slate's out-of-date Portland exposé from this past fall, MTV's followed the momentum of their Brooklyn 2008 piece with a feature on PDX. What we learn: There are a lot of bands who live…   Read Story »
Reminiscent of NPR's "Project Song" -- remember Stephen Merritt's "The Man Of A Million Faces"? -- The Guardian asked Colin Meloy to write a song while journalist Laura Barton sat at the dining room…   Read Story »