Erik "Ripley" Johnson, of Bay Area psychedelic voyagers Wooden Shjips, has found safe harbor in Portland.
LISTEN: Wooden Shjips - "Back to Land"
Crooks on Tape improvise all their music. No, it does not sound like Phish.
LISTEN: Crooks on Tape - "Duper"
Our Q&A with legendary metal frontman Phil Anselmo of Pantera, Down, and the currently touring band Philip H Anselmo and the Illegals.
LISTEN: Philip H. Anselmo and the Illegals - "Usurper Bastard's Rant"
WEB EXCLUSIVE! As it's progressed, the music of Chicago band Disappears has become more mechanical, dark, and introverted—not to mention scarier.
LISTEN - Disappears - "Ultra"
Plus a beat bank's worth of Up & Coming shows.