Posts Tagged ‘Portland’

blitzen trapper | lonsome angel

  blizten trapper | lonsome angel   Acclaimed Portland, Oregon rock quintet Blitzen Trapper will release their new album All Across This Land on October 2nd through Lojinx in Europe (on Vagrant in the US).

mimicking birds | bloodlines

  mimicking birds | bloodlines   Mimicking Birds opens up a main vein and let’s the essence of audible offerings out. We’re thankful as Sunday parishioners for the track Bloodlines. This song is of such character it’ll manage subtle slights of hand and leaves you wanting to visit often to unravel it’s tricks. But there […]

rare monk | ain’t no sunshine | bill withers cover

  Hailing from Portland, Oregon, the young Turks of Rare Monk have a sonic resilience that’s like everything and nothing you’ve ever heard. While the obvious signposts are there to guide you (Modest Mouse, Sonic Youth, Phoenix), Rare Monk combine their love of both 90s and contemporary Indie Rock with a fevered Pop intensity, before […]

wampire // giants + video

  Portland-based five-pointed star ship Wampire unveil a bangin’ new video (directed by David Fine by the way). The short contains equal parts mirth and the oft times mendicant and tumultuous push-n-pull between hirsute men and blue-eyed women the world over. You’ll adore the ‘Lac emblem, beach dancing, and actor Patrick Dunnam’s longish pit follicles […]

wild ones // keep it safe

  As their name implies there is nothing boring about Portland-based Wild Ones. And although things are decidedly much less hectic than way back in the days when respective band members were suffering collapsed lungs and blown out eardrums. Now, fit of body and mind (mostly), the five-member Rock/Folk/Pop makers of the good stuff are […]

menomena // co-headlining fall tour with the helio sequence

  menomena  //  co-headlining fall tour with the helio sequence   Barsuk Records is excited to announce that Menomena is touring this fall in support of their latest album Moms. The co-headlining tour with fellow Portland duo The Helio Sequence starts on September 28th 2013 at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco and […]

typhoon // dreams of cannibalism + video

Today is a good day. Why? Today the Portland, Oregon-based band Typhoon premiered their Matthew Thomas Ross directed video for Dreams Of Cannibalism. The song, with all of it’s wild ranging folk-rockin’ docility comes from their forthcoming album White Lighter, which drops August 20th, 2013 courtesy of Roll Call Records. My favorite song on the […]

strfkr // while i’m alive

for STRFKR‘s third full-length album group helmsman Josh Hodges retreated to the wilds of astoria, oregon and went to work. the result the lp ‘Miracle Mile’ and is said to be the band’s …”biggest and brightest to date…” expect the album to drop february 19th 2013. also, you can pre-order it via Polyvinyl Records. peace.

the shins // swift sessions 7-inch out nov. 23rd

i’m always excited when i hear news about one of my favorite bands …ever! so, needless to say i am more than a little excited to announce the swift sessions record store day exclusive 7-inch single, available at select retailers on November 23rd. the forthcoming single will feature the swift session versions of “no way […]

chromatics // let’s kiss (sunday morning mix)

the chromatics have been getting a lot of request for the songs used in a recent interview, so the ever gracious johnny jewel put together this sunday morning mix minus with a few extras thrown in for good measure. you’ll hear from bands symmetry, new farah, komeda and tangerine dream just to name a few. […]