Jenni Moore

Jenni Moore

Jenni Moore is a former music editor and hip-hop columnist and current freelancer at The Portland Mercury. She also writes about comedy, cannabis, movies, TV, and her hatred of taxidermy.

Recent Articles

Hear in Portland: Maita Announces New Album want, Teases "girl at the bar"

Plus, Jeffrey Silverstein's “Gassed Up” Psychedelia Folk Rock, and Freddy Trujillo's Record of Chicano Experiences

Hear in Portland: Could the New Anthem for Women’s Basketball Come from a 14-Year-Old Portland Rapper?

The long-awaited Nasalrod split album is finally here; get frenetic at the Polaris Hall vinyl release show.

Hear In Portland Apr 10 12:15 PM

Hear in Portland: St. Johns Rapper Mat Randol's The World Keeps Spinning

Plus, soul singer-songwriter Julia Logue at Jack London Revue, and we hear Kyle Smyle Again.

Hear In Portland Mar 28 1:30 PM

Hear in Portland: Pickathon's 2024  Lineup, Jenny Don’t and the Spurs' Broken Hearted Blue

Orquestra Pacifico Tropicale, Caicedo, and Seattle's Terror/Cactus play a cumbia-forward show you must not miss.

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Hear In Portland Mar 21 3:27 PM

Hear in Portland: Hip-Hop Night the Thesis Moves to Lollipop Shoppe

Jakki and the Pink Smudge's sunny new single “Going Up,” and country-tinged, rock-infused Chris Stapleton at Ridgefield.

Hear In Portland Mar 13 1:00 PM

Hear in Portland: You'll Want the Foamboy Eating Me Alive Bandcamp B-Sides

Earthgang’s WowGr8 and Wynne "Cut & Paste," China Forbes adds a second record release night at the Reser.

Hear In Portland Mar 6 10:00 AM

Hear in Portland: Ben Harper to Headline the 2024 Waterfront Blues Festival

Young Gifted and Black plan a party to rebrand; rapper Milc and producer Televangel collab on Extra Phish.

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Hear In Portland Feb 28 2:20 PM

Hear in Portland: Rappers Fountaine and Silv Punch Out Bangers on Bare Knuckles Collab

Where to catch the next single and DJ set from Zyah Belle; Khruangbin plays two epic live shows this summer.

Hear In Portland Feb 21 12:00 PM

Hear in Portland: Portland-Based Vocalist and Violinist Chibia Opens an Excellent Leap Day Show

Plus, rockers Sheer Mag deliver a call to arms, and a survey of local Black jazz, soul, improvisation-based artists at Holocene.

Hear In Portland Feb 14 3:00 PM

Hear in Portland: Kingsley Headlines Black History Month Event the Blacker the Berry

Plus, who is the celebrity hairstylist in Mal London's new video? And the Decemberists unpack their first music release in over six years.

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Hear In Portland Feb 7 12:00 PM

Hear in Portland: Danny Brown Takes Introspective, Experimental Quaranta on Tour

Plus, Keeks serves high-energy wind blown chiffon in her debut single, and Greaterkind's plays a late night show at Portland Jazz Festival.

Hear In Portland Jan 31 12:30 PM

Hear in Portland: Jon Batiste Opens PDX Jazz Festival 2024

Plus, Bocha and Covi. at a rap-happy Rontoms show, and an expiramental new song and stop-motion video from Jakki and the Pink Smudge.

Hear In Portland Jan 24 2:00 PM

Hear in Portland: Sleater-Kinney Soon to Scorch Sold Out Crystal Ballroom

Supergroup Amenta Abioto, Brown Alice, and Jacque Hammond are ready to WRK!; Wynne's "Wife" video teases her next move.

Hear In Portland Jan 18 3:15 PM

Hear in Portland: Drae Slapz and Scooter Rogers Release Collab Album Dat Too

Plus, an intimate soul single from Blossom, and celebrating 400 episodes of Portland music podcast Dan Cable Presents.

Hear In Portland Jan 10 2:26 PM

Hear in Portland: A Cozy Blossom Sunday Sessions Show

Plus, Cool Nutz supports Too $hort's Portland stop and Jay Si Proof's album release show calls for costumes!

Hear In Portland Jan 4 2:30 PM

Hear in Portland: Julia Logue's Debut Welcome To Your Sunrise Is Soul-Driven and Warm

Plus, a Golden Boy headliner show for Portland Music Month and Jamila Woods tends the Wonder Ballroom.

Music Dec 28 3:30 PM

Portland’s Best Music Videos of 2023

Let's show some love to the visuals that explain, compound, or even elevate a song's vibe—here are our five favorites.