ArtsWatch Weekly: Portland Oscar nod; Dawson Carr’s big day; dance dive; laureate speaks; big BRAVO.
Good music in hard times: We can’t let 2020 slip away without noting some recordings by Oregon musicians, several explicitly in response to crisis.
Now Hear This scours Bandcamp for new work from local artists. This time around: Quadraphonnes and quarantined overdubs, delicate synths and deconstructed metal, moody rap and all-ages kids music.
With so many performances going online, our news roundup follows suit with video and audio from Oregon musicians for your home streaming enjoyment
The Portland drummer and composer’s diverse projects embrace his expansive creative mentality.
Brett Campbell gets down with the beat at home with a stack of recent Oregon jazz recordings.