Neo Boys might not be in the textbooks, but they helped make Portland music history.
LISTEN: Neo Boys - "Poor Man's Jungle"
Vikesh Kapoor's marvelous first album is also a vital piece of social commentary in an era when America's workforce is vanishing.
LISTEN: Vikesh Kapoor - "I Dreamt Blues"
Plankton Wat's Dewey Mahood left Eternal Tapestry, but he still can't shake his Northern California upbringing on his latest album, Drifter's Temple.
LISTEN: Plankton Wat - "Empire Mines"
Is going to a Geto Boys concert in the year 2013 a good idea? Our Bobby Roberts elucidates.
LISTEN: Geto Boys - "Mind Playing Tricks on Me"
Saxon helped invent heavy metal as we know it. It's time to start giving 'em credit.
LISTEN: Saxon - "And the Bands Played On"
Plus a gaggle of Up & Coming show previews, you silly goose. Honk!