!mindparade’s Genre-Bending Sound Proves True in its Upcoming Releases

Photo credit: Rose City Review. Neo-psychedelia, prominent synthesizers, fuzzy guitars, melodic strings, cozy campfire vibes and inter-dimensional aliens are just a few ways to describe !mindparade and the band's upcoming studio releases. What started as a musical project in 2011 for frontman and band mastermind Alex Arnold in Bloomington, Ind., has now morphed into the [...]

Best Portland Albums of 2020

This year brought many speed bumps for us all. Portland, my hometown, in particular, experienced countless ups and downs. At one moment we were allowed everywhere with face masks and social distancing, then the next thing you know everything is shut down. We even lost a few bars and restaurants along the way (one can [...]

So Long, Dream Job

Sadly, due to COVID-19 and the uncertainty of the music industry, I was permanently laid off from my position as the Music Marketing Coordinator at McMenamins this week. My short six months in this position were incredible - making great relationships, learning the ins and outs of music marketing and doing something I truly love [...]