Portland Gay Mens Chorus Celebrating 37 Years

By Shaley Howard, PQ Monthly

Last month the Portland Gay Men’s Chorus (PGMC) kicked off their 37th opening season with a titillating performing of Shameless: An Adult-Only Cabaret. As someone who’s known a little about the PGMC over the years but …

The Shondes play PDX tomorrow!

Brooklyn-based band The Shondes are playing a Portland show this Saturday at The Know, in celebration of their new album Brighton, which will be released on 9/16.

Rolling Stone calls them “Riot-grrrl furor, arena bombast and klezmer stomp,” while the Washington …

A CONVERSATION WITH PUSSY RIOT AND STORM LARGE

By Shaley Howard, PQ Monthly

Russian punk band Pussy Riot is known for their outspoken resistance to President Vladimir Putin’s regime and infamous arrest for ‘hooliganism’ when they performed “Punk Prayer!” inside Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Savior in 2012, made …

Local Music Listen – XO Jasen

XO Jasen

By TJ Acena, PQ Monthly

XO Jasen is a new electronic project by Portland musician Jason Mampel. His first release under this name is called Four Love Songs, which is exactly what it sounds like, four songs about love. Queer love. …