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Reza Aslan Suffers No Fools

The Acclaimed Scholar’s New Book Offers a More Inclusive Approach to the Divine

Son Little Finds New Magic in a Loaned Guitar

The Philadelphia Musician Is a Musical Alchemist

Looking Back on Power

Documenting the Rise of Ta-Nehisi Coates

Record Review: Jeffrey Martin, One Go Around

Steve Earle’s Got Some Stories

On His New Record, the Honky-Tonk Hero Embraces His Outlaw Roots

Record Review

Aminé, Good for You

In Quad We Trust

Adult Skate Parties Get It Jukin’

"Burn the Town Down"

The Striking Similarities Between Portland's 1967 Race Riot and Our City's Current Relationship with People of Color

Gimmee Shelter

Sharon “The Afrovivalist” Ross is Prepared for the Worst. Why Aren’t You?

Michael Kiwanuka Sings His Heart Out

2016’s Love & Hate Is Lush, Challenging, and Often Foreboding

No More Risky Business: Rich Hunter’s New Name and New Inspiration

Third Eye Inspiration Is Grown Folks’ Music

Among the Deplorables

Meeting the State’s Conservatives at the Oregon Freedom Rally

Undisputed Youth

Rip City Boxing and the Art of Self-Respect

Sinkane’s Global Dance Party

His New Album Life & Livin’ It Incorporates Afrobeat, Sudanese Pop, Psych-Rock, and ’60s Funk

The Southern Salvation of Adia Victoria

The Nashville Musician Plays the Dark and Dangerous Blues of Yesteryear

Chicago Rapper Noname's Verbal Double Dutch

Pioneering Newspaperman Bill Hilliard Has Passed Away

Laura Jane Grace’s True Trans Soul Rebellion

The Against Me! Singer’s New Memoir Arrives at a Critical Time

The Original Portland Challenger

The Life of William A. Hilliard, Portland’s Pioneering Black Newspaperman

Kick Out the Jams

In Pursuit of Portland’s Classic Jukeboxes

The Boom-Baptism of Anderson .Paak

On Malibu, the SoCal Musician Carries the Torch

Please Kill Me Turns 20

Revisiting Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain’s Essential History of Punk

The Odyssey of Benjamin Clementine

From Paris Streets to International Stardom

Into the Wilderness with Outdoor Afro

Inviting African Americans Back to Nature

Leon Bridges at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Sat May 28

Entering The Lonely City

Olivia Laing Keeps Lonesome Company

Blue Diamond: A Sparkling Gem

Man, Those Cats Sure Like to Boogie

Josh Ritter's Messianic Oracular Honky-Tonk

Josh Ritter's Messianic Oracular Honky-Tonk

Singer/Songwriter Bounces Back After Divorce Album

Baron Vaughn Is Working Saturdaze

Comedian Baron Vaughn on His Improbable New Tour, Grace and Frankie, and the Opposite of Hate Speech

Drinking in America: Nope, It's Not a Mixology Guide

In Susan Cheever's Latest, A Nation Built by Lushes (That'd Be Us)

Still Living with Everclear's Ghost

Portland's Biggest Band of the '90s Sparkled Before the Fade

Oddisee: The Socially Conscious Rapper Fights the Good Fight

Oddisee Fights the Good Fight

The Socially Conscious Rapper Remains Stubbornly Underground

Coming to Terms with Sex (the Book)

Madonna's Book of Raunchy Photos Blew This 11-Year-Old's Mind

D'Angelo and the Vanguard at Crystal Ballroom, Sun Aug 9

Body Politic

Ta-Nehisi Coates' Open Letter to His Son

Back to the Future (Part III)

The Third Coming of D'Angelo

Blood in Vein

Algiers Makes Protest Music for Right Now

Mascara, Blood, Ash, and Come

Father John Misty Strips Bare

Toward a Theory of Hardcore

Michael Stewart Foley on Dead Kennedys' Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables

A Musical Bridge

It's Rhiannon Giddens' Turn

How to Hitchhike to Sauvie Island

No Car, No Friends? Here's Another Way to Get to the Water
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