Reviews of new music by Hozier, Lana Del Ray, boygenius, Owl City, Fruit Bats, and Taylor Swift – and more.
The Music Scene Blog, by Cynthia Orlando
Freelance writer and KRVM volunteer Cynthia Orlando writes about the local music scene as well as new artists and musicians KRVM listeners might enjoy.
She grew up in southern California where her father taught music and both her parents were musicians. While attending college at Humboldt State University, Orlando wrote about music for entertainment publication "Northcoast View,” and later, for Portland's KINK-FM.
In addition to writing for KRVM she also currently writes for Portland Radio Project (PRP-FM) in Portland.
Orlando has also written for the Portland Tribune, Salem Statesman Journal, and many other Oregon newspapers on topics of forestry, tree care, and native plants.
You can follow her on Twitter at @CynthiaOrlando or contact her via email at Cynthia2017@netzero.net .
Music Scene: Don’t miss these artists
For a city the size of Eugene, we’re extremely fortunate to have a great assortment of top-quality music venues. There’s always more entertainment on tap than one can possibly fit […]
Top album picks for 2022
This year saw a profusion of superior album releases across all music genres. Coldplay, The Weekend, Brian Eno, The Black Keys, Beyonce, Sharon Van Etten and Harry Styles had top-notch […]
KRVM celebrates 75 years at the McDonald
KRVM celebrated its 75th Anniversary Saturday night with a bash at Eugene’s McDonald Theatre. The celebration included two bands – The Sugar Beets and The Strange Tones – performing before […]
Three new releases to watch for
In the mood for fresh new voices that may have not yet caught your ear? Look no further than these three musicians whose works merit more attention. Brooke Annibale Musician […]
Lord Huron gives fans a night to remember
Indie rock band Lord Huron gave fans a packed, impeccable night of music at their sold-out Hult Center show Saturday night. Playing songs from across their discography, the band enthralled […]
Don’t Miss the Latest From These Northwest Artists
There’s always something exciting happening when it comes to the Pacific Northwest (PNW) music scene. Though we might not often stop to appreciate it, many excellent bands and artists hail […]
New on the music scene
What’s new on the music scene? There’s lots to be excited about, let’s take a look. Elton John / Dua Lipa – “Cold Heart” For a rush of smooth-as-silk pop […]
A Spectacular Music Year: Ten Albums Not to Miss
After a relatively quiet 2020, this year a flood of new music hit the market. What rose to the top? Looking back Adele dropped beautifully vulnerable, much anticipated “30” last […]
New music to soothe and inspire
There’s so much new music meriting discovery right now it’s hard to keep track. And that’s no exaggeration. To be sure, with winter just around the corner now is a […]
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