Action Bronson at the State Theatre. Photo by Andrew Foster.
Pop quiz, HillyTowners! If the Hilly Town Cinematic Universe had its own Avengers team, who would be in it? I want your most thought-out answers in the comments section, ideally in the form of a drawing that someone can use for a Hella Sweet . . . → Read More: Friday Roundup: Action Bronson, Builder of the House, Instagram and more!
While they’ve been busy record shopping with local music blogs; releasing one hell of an album with Action At A Distance and playing local music showcases; Portland’s Leveret have also been plotting a seven-stop East Coast tour that starts at your favorite bar-and-bowling combo spot in Portland, and wraps-up at what is apparently the . . . → Read More: Leveret kick-off East Coast tour this Saturday at Bayside Bowl
By Dylan Martin. Welcome to the first edition of Hilly Town’s Friday Roundup, as written by a recovering local music journalist who’s looking to get back into the game for some reason. So I’m a little out-of-touch, but I think this roundup can help give you an idea of what’s happened in the past week, between the daily posts by Kevin Steeves here and articles written elsewhere on the interwebs. . . . → Read More: Friday Roundup: Lady Lamb, GWP, HOME, Mama’s, and more!
In case you missed our post last week when we went record shopping with the Portland Art rock trio Leveret, they’re continuing to support their debut album Action At A Distance with a show tonight at One Longfellow Square. . . . → Read More: TONIGHT: OLS’ Live And Local Winter Series w/Leveret And Mr.NEET
True — it’s only been a month since they last played live (then they were supporting Leveret for their album release party for Action At A Distance). But, it looks like the winter hibernation for the neon and synth-filled world of Sunset Hearts is finally starting to is finally ending.
. . . → Read More: Sunset Hearts are back in action tonight
HillyTown is happy to introduce a new regular feature where one of our staff members visits one of the many record shops around the city of Portland with local musicians to find out just where their eclectic and personal tastes come from. Introducing HillyTown Goes Record Shopping — and we couldn’t think of a better place to start than with Leveret. . . . → Read More: HillyTown Goes Record Shopping With Leveret