Just as most forms of Rock and Roll can be traced back to the blues, music has always borrowed from and been influenced by what came before. 2,384 more words
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In the ‘90s, the Spice Girls took over the world with ferocious, pop hooks and their insatiable, “Girl Power” battle cry. Since then, mainstream, female pop stars traded that attitude for another –a sexed up, greased up, rapidly recycled approach to music. 669 more words
How do you know you’ve made it? How about when Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips watches your set from the side of the stage and then takes a selfie with you? 319 more words
Being a Drammy Committee member is wonderful. One tiny drawback, however, is that one spends so much time seeing Drammy-eligible, 9-performance-not-including-previews shows, that it can be hard to fit in the exciting one-or-two night readings or other short-term performances that Portland’s vibrant theatre scene has to offer. 111 more words
Perfume Genius is amazing live. Mike Hadreas is amazing.
The whole show carried such a quiet intensity, it was impossible to get bored. Sort of like he was telling a story to the audience and you HAD to pay rapt attention because you NEEDED to know how it was going to end, but set to music. 153 more words