B-Sides: Autry!

If you haven't heard of Portland, Oregon's Autry!, be prepared for a pleasantly rude awakening as the goofpunk pioneer and internet darling prepares to release her debut album A.U.T.R.Y.! on July 29th Read more »

B-Sides: The Warpaint Honeymoon is Over

This week's B-sides is in the flavor of "sad," unfortunately, in the way that finding out a band... Read more »

B-Sides: The Pains of Being Pure at Heart's New Video is Summery as F*ck

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart released the video today for their single "The Body." In it, the quotidian tasks of the present-day band members (brushing teeth, making eggs) are juxtaposed with images of their child-... Read more »

B-Sides: The Lovesick Party Jams of Making Friendz

Social Life (Last Bummer Records), Making Friendz' first album channeling punk, '80s pop, and R&B through a lo-fi filter, is a great time whether you're sharing it with your crush de jour or or having a lone sing-along pining sesh in... Read more »

B-Sides: Susan McKeown, "Singing in the Dark"

There is, in my opinion, a right way and a wrong way to advertise Irish singer Susan McKeown's album ... Read more »

B-Sides: Wildbirds & Peacedrums

Wildbirds & Peacedrums have been on the road for the last four years, performing, recording, and taking in the sights. The Swedish duo were kind enough to spare me a quick Q&A before their show in Portland on Saturday. Read more »

B-Sides Open Thread: Rihanna's "Man Down"

Pop-star Rihanna's new single "Man Down," is making waves and opening up conversations about depictions of sexual assault. Read more »

B-Sides: Lykke Li Brings the Drama On Tour

Lykke Li is on tour! Read on for my experience of the Swedish musician's performance in Portland this weekend. Read more »

B-Sides: New Bachelorette Record is Angelic, Electronic

Remember when I said that Bachelorette, the moniker of New Zealand's Annabel Alpers, was a band to watch? The latest full-length album from the electronic pop artist, Bachelorette, came out last week from Drag City, and I stand by my... Read more »

B-Sides: Jeepneys

Oakland-based Anna Petrisko sound-collages imagined jeepney soundtracks in her experimental music project called Jeepneys.... Read more »