Category Archives: Music

January 09

Group Therapy, Nerdcore Tour

Group Therapy, Nerdcore Tour By: Terra Clarke Olsen West coast people, if you’re looking to experience some amazing nerdcore then get your tickets to the Group Therapy Tour, featuring Schaffer the Darklord and Adam Warrock, with special guest Tribe One. What’s that you say? Not sure what Nerdcore is? Well, my geeky friend, it is […]

September 30

Kathleen Hanna & the (R)Evolution of Riot Grrrl

Kathleen Hanna & the (R)Evolution of Riot Grrrl By: Jen Richards I first heard Kathleen Hanna’s piercing voice when I was sixteen years old, and it has been effecting me ever since. Her first band, Bikini Kill was at the forefront of the Riot Grrrl scene that exploded here in the Northwest, DC and spread […]

August 16

The Filk is Strong in This One

The Filk is Strong in This One: Fan Made Favorites By: Meg Humphrey To commemorate the purchasing of my Star Wars Celebration Anaheim 2015 tickets (Jedi Knight VIP passes, baby!), I thought I’d share my top six fan made Star Wars songs. You may have heard some of them before (a few have been around […]

August 02

How to Lead a Fly Life

How to Lead a Fly Life: Words of Wisdom from Will Smith  By: Meg Humphrey We all know that going to YouTube and searching “Will Smith _______” will lead to a bevy of classic interviews on staying focused, motivated, and true to yourself. But let’s not overlook the pearls of wisdom that Will has mixed […]

July 17

NKOTB Still has the Right Stuff

NKOTB Still has the Right Stuff By Meg Humphrey I’ve been a fan of New Kids on the Block since I could comprehend music. No really, almost every picture of me as a 3-7 year old I’m wearing a NKOTB t-shirt (I had several). Although the Blockhead in me had ebbed for a while, by […]

March 12

Opera: It’s Not Nearly As Lame As You Think

Opera: It’s Not Nearly As Lame As You Think By: Brit McGinnis I remember my first aria. I’m finding most people remember the most too. It was O Mio Babbino Caro, originally from the opera Gianni Schicchi. It’s a comedy, with a lot of tropes you’d see in a lot of classical Italian opera. There’s death, love, […]

November 13

I’m a Singin’ Pirate: Portland’s Premier Pirate Rock Band

I’m a Singin’ Pirate: Portland’s Premier Pirate Rock Band By: Meg Humphrey I sure do love sea shanties a ridiculous amount. I got my first taste of them as a child thanks to “Whale of a Tale” from Disney’s 20,000 Under the Sea and from checking out a CD from the local library that included […]