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HillyTown’s Bryan Bruchman talks about Portland bands, Maine music, and BTR Hear & There: Maine

I have known Bryan Bruchman for a number of years, both as a friend and as I guy I admire for being smart, arty, musically inclined and an all around good dude. Among many, many other things, he is the force behind the Portland music blog HillyTown.com, he has played in a number of bands, and […]

Snow Day, Post-Election Portland Digital Inventory: November 8th, 2012

An inventory of quasi-noteworthy Portland-focused Internet mentions from the past handful of days. Top 7 lines from Greater Portland Missed Connections: I was wearing a black and green polo bought a 4 inch memory foam topper that you had me lift out of the cart for you to scan. LINK You turned into :( LINK It’s […]

Portlanders on Portlanders No. 1 (feat. Sontiago, Kurt Baker, Knaughty Sarah and More)

In which I ask five Portlanders about some of their other favorite Portlanders. This time around I asked five local rock stars which Portland musicians they have been listening to lately. Sonya Tomlinson (Sontiago) Samuel James continues to be a lasting favorite. He puts on a solid and interactive live performance while simultaneously entertaining with […]

45 Characters, Famous and/or Infamous, That Make Portland an Exponentially More Intriguing Place

“I think part of the charm of Portland is that we’re all kind of famous. Like, maybe the only city outside of LA where everyone is a celeb.” — Rebecca Minnick Norm the Barber Norm the Barman Norman the Glassy-Eyed Pervert Heavy Metal Cyclist Herb Adams High-Stepping Bob Spencer Albee Samuel James’ sideburns The Whistler […]