February 16, 2021 in Music by

Otieno Terry Pulls Our Heartstrings With Valentine’s Day Drop, “If I Had Words”

This Valentine’s Day, I received a gift that I absolutely loved. Fortunately, this gift did not include a huge teddy bear, flowers, chocolates, surprise bank account deposits, or any of those bland and cliche V-Day offerings. Instead, I was presented with a Valentine’s Day drop of new single “If I Had Words” from Otieno Terry.

January 25, 2021 in Music, Video by

Bocha Gets Personal In Visual for Album Opener “BLOCK”

Cover Photo by Reclusive. That Portland Produce section is looking pretty promising… At the tail end of November, we received two new projects from the collective. how you like them APPLES? by Donte Thomas, and Thru the GRAPE Vine by Bocha. Both projects contained 10 songs and were released on the same day, November 27,

January 19, 2021 in Events by

Do You Even Lift, Bae? Chi & Jazel Present ‘Love & Lunges’ + TICKET GIVEAWAY!

NOTE: This event has been postponed until a later date. Are you ready to meet your match on the mat? I’ve seen plenty of virtual events in the past 9 months – concerts, fundraisers, live interviews, and more. But this one, well… it’s different.

January 14, 2021 in For the Love of Visual Arts by

New Series: For the Love of Visual Arts

Whether through landmarks, like the awe-inspiring Chihuly Glass Garden, or on smaller niche status, like the clever album artwork coming from some of our own colleagues, it is undeniable that the Pacific Northwest is home to amazing visual art. From the quirky to the dark, from the abstract to the hyperrealistic, our artists seem to

August 26, 2020 in Music, Video by

Feel It: Urban Decay Pt. II – Rasheed Jamal ft. DookDaGenius

Cover photo by Mohammed Alkhadher. In mid May, I pressed play on Rasheed Jamal’s video for “Urban Decay Pt. II,” featuring DookDaGenius. The song is lucky number 7 on Jamal’s album, 22 Grams | iAMTHATiAM. Quite a lot happens within the first minute of the visual.

July 13, 2020 in Album Reviews, Music, Producers, Video by

To Be Honest, No One Cares – Take it From Marcus McCauley

Cover Photo by Robert Schmeltzer. The first time I cried in a coffee shop, Marcus McCauley made me do it. I was listening to his latest album, No One Cares, intrigued by the fact that he wrote and produced the entire thing.

June 30, 2020 in Uncategorized by

To Write, Or Not To Write: Why That Is Not The Question

Music by Rae Khalil. Hello World, It is me, Akunna. I restarted this article hundreds of times in my head before restarting it several times on the screen in front of me. I began to type these words last week. I began to type these words even the week before last week. …But nothing seemed

May 26, 2020 in WOHM Premiere by

Video Premiere: R4PC4MP – “Deep Stay, Gent” (Prod. I Like Animals)

Ahead of their forthcoming album, ​R4PC4MP, (Blake Ambrose + Lucas Dix + @KurntCobain) has added a visual to their arsenal of pre-release presents. (And you’re going to see it here first.) The album, ​TR4PC4MP, features production from Ohio based crew, I Like Animals, and will release this Friday, May 29th. We’ve already received two singles-

May 25, 2020 in Album Reviews, Music by

Making a Bold and Blonde Self Declaration, Archie Presents EP, ‘613’

Cover photo by Kalina Cimone. After taking some time for self-reflection, an artist previously known as PSA has reemerged as Archie, presenting a 4-track EP entitled 613. The numerically named-project presents as a fine, 4-act Broadway play. With engaging elegance, Archie walks us through each scene, using her voice as her primary prop. Let’s get

May 14, 2020 in Interviews, Music by

Mic Capes Aims to Keep the Music Moving With #MicCapesMondays

Cover photo by Samuel Gehrke. #MicCapesMondays Weeks 1-5: 4.13.20 | 4.20.20 | 4.27.20 | 5.4.20 | 5.11.20 “If you don’t use it, you’ll lose it.” It’s an old phrase, but it rings true, and it’s quite relevant right now. As the quarantined days drag on, our sleep cycles remain in shambles, and most of us