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Episode 16: Tamar Aphek preview

Today, tune in to XRay FM 91.1 and 107.1 for an interview with Israeli artists Tamar Aphek.  Read the preview below and check back tomorrow for a link to the podcast and our exclusive Vortex Magazine feature. In the latest episode of my Treefort series with DIY label Self Group and photographer Ingrid Renan, I […]

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Episode 15: Diarrhea Planet – with Fog Father

Episode 15: Diarrhea Planet – with Fog Father

In the fourth episode of my Treefort series with DIY label Self Group and photographer Ingrid Renan, I sat down with Diarrhea Planet for a raucous interview that shows off the personality a band who is known for it’s off the wall high energy sets. Arriving with tight time it was a short, but sweet […]

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Episode 14: The Wimps – With Kyle Craft

In the third episode of my Treefort series with DIY label Self Group and photographer Ingrid Renan, I talked to Seattle-based punk band Wimps about gentrification, their favorite Seattle haunts and their advice for artists coming up. Their latest full length, Suitcase came out late last year with Kill Rock Stars. Keeping a light and […]

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The Dacha 5.17 with AH GOD, MUJAHADEEN

Set on in a prime location on SE Belmont Avenue, The Dacha is quickly becoming a must see venue in the Portland House show scene. With art instillations adorning the upstairs and visual installments encouraged in the basement, it’s a visual splendor with a chill vibe.  Hosted by Davey Zilban, recent line-ups have included Laura […]

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Episode 13: Radiation City

Episode 13: Radiation City

Episode 13 features Lizzie Ellison of Radiation City. The artists are currently on tour in Europe after releasing their latest, Synesthetica on Polyvinyl this April.   I saw down with Ellison to talk about the history of the band, including the first time she opened up in an interview about the loss of her father […]

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Episode 12: YACHT

Last week, Gritty Birds debuted as a radio show, but true to form, the podcast is still alive.  Check out the first episode of my Treefort series partnership with Self Group and photographer Ingrid Renan featuring native Oregonians, LA transplants and self described “pop-punks” YACHT currently on tour with M83, including two sold out nights, April […]

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Bey has returned

Bey has returned

Anyone who knows me for long enough knows my deep obsession with all things Beyonce.  I pretty much turn into a 16 year old girl belting out Destiny’s Child while “shagging the drag”of my midwest hometown in my friend Kelly’s Mustang Convertible.   I was floored by the release of Formation, sharing with my pre […]

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Rest in Peace Prince

There are few icons that have inspired so much laud as Prince and deservedly.  Just watch this Hall of Fame performance of Guitar Gently Weeps.  The way he takes over and completely destroys, is one of my favorite live videos of all time. The artist has a special place in Portland hearts, as he brought […]

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Gritty Birds is back and coming to XRay FM!

The Gritty Birds Podcast is coming back and to your radio dial on XRay FM, Portland, Oregon’s premier new radio station. With the help of a big social media push, and the support of sponsors such as the independent record label Tender Loving Empire and Vortex Magazine, Gritty Birds emerged last summer as a “Top […]

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The In: Super Power Women Edition with Summer Cannibals and Moon Tiger

I woke up today to two wonderful things on my feed: Summer Cannibals new music video and Moon Tiger’s debut EP.  If you know anything about either of these bands, you now they are made up of women who are doing big things, not just as musicians-which they very much are-but as makers and doers […]

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