Posts byJenna Swanberg

New Local Event Series Starts in Portland

There is a new event series happening in Portland, and along with having some of the best music in the Northwest, part of their earning from ticket sales will go to local animal shelters. The series is called Local Heroes PDX. The series highlights many local

Manatee Commune has a New Home, Residency, and Single

Manatee Commune, also known as Grant Eadie, has his second album coming out, PDA. His first single from the album, Carried Away featuring Allie Crystal, released October 19th, and this track is beautiful. It has an amazing, clean, and energizing sound and mood that just makes

What To Do This Halloween In Portland

It is crazy to believe that the 31st is almost here, but the spooky holiday is coming up and we have everything you need to know to celebrate Halloween in Portland. Friday October 26th  At 45 East on Friday you can party at Quarantine 2018. The

Kaskade’s New Track is Tight (Seriously)

Kaskade has been putting out a lot of new music lately, with remixes and originals. This time, his newest release is an original and the name describes it all, Tight. Featuring vocalist Madge, her voice and Kaskade’s production certainly make you dance. He has now

Kaskade’s ODESZA Remix is Our New Support System

We weren’t sure if ODESZA or Kaskade could get any better, but it seems we were wrong. They just had to come together. Kaskade released ODESZA – Falls (feat. Sasha Sloan) Kaskade’s Remix this week, and it is an emotional, beautiful remix. Though the Northwest may

Our Takeaways From Pasquale Rotella’s Reddit AMA

Pasquale Rotella, the Founder & CEO of Insomniac, recently did an ask me anything on Reddit about EDC Las Vegas 2019. EDC seems to be evolving every year, with more lights, stages, and performers, and with change comes wonder and questions. EDC fans took to

What Will Dance Music Festivals Be Like in 2050?

Though it’s impossible to know what is going to happen in the future, everyone can take a guess. A writer for Noisey UK asked festival attendees at Houghton, a festival in the Norfolk Countryside, what they think music festivals would look like in 2050, and this is

And the Most Streamed Songs of the Summer Are…

It seems that music is always changing with new trends, artists, sounds and more. This summers trend, it seems, was Drake. Spotify recently released their most streamed songs of the summer, and Drake held a number of spots, with five songs! Cardi B also showed

Morgan Page Wins Over Portland Once Again

Morgan Page is no stranger to the Northwest, and the love is shown mutually every time he plays. This time around wasn’t any different. He played for a sold out show at 45 East this last Saturday, and it was full of good music, love

Justin Jay Drops New EP and Announces Tour

Justin Jay seems to be on a roll lately. After taking sometime for himself and stepping away for a little bit, his music is stronger than ever. Being enjoyed by fans, and most importantly, himself. “You’ve got to get in that zone where things are

Check Out The Grove in Episode 4 of Planet Shambhala!

This year Shambhala Music Festival has opened their gates early (by video), and allowed us to learn more about what makes up Shambhala Music Festival. Shambhala is many’s festival of choice, and now festival goers, and people just interested, can get a taste of what Shambhala is.

Calvin Harris Helps Gets Rid of Plastic Straws

It is no secret plastic is harmful to the environment. According to the Smithsonian: “A 2015 study found that roughly eight million tons of plastics make it into the ocean each year…Many seabirds and other marine animals chow down on the colorful bits, mistaking the

Easy DIYs to Save Money This Festival Season

It is no secret festivals can be expensive, with the ticket, transportation, camping and food, things add up, and quickly. But this festival season you can keep your style cheap, while still staying fashion forward. Some festival fashion includes high-waisted shorts, decorative bras, flower head

The Gaslamp Killer is Suing Over Rape Accusation

In October a woman by the name of Chelsea Tadros accused William Benjamin Bensussen, better known by his stage name, The Gaslamp Killer, of rape. She accused The Gaslamp Killer of drugging and raping her and her friend in 2013, at The Standard in Los Angeles.