Tag Archive: Portland

Diggin’ This: Shadowgraphs – “Before the Time” (Golden Brown Records)

  Best listened to while turning in circles, head and hands raised to a better future.       I’m very completely feeling this neo-psychedelic nugget from Portland, Oregon band Shadowgraphs.    … Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Unknown Mortal Orchestra – “Multi-Love” (Official Video)

  The last time I wrote about Portland, Oregon-via-New Zealand lo-fi psychedelic-indie-soul outfit and band-name-you-would-probably-find-somewhere-in-an-anime-movie Unknown Mortal Orchestra was back when they covered Lindstrom’s spacey and disco-y “Rà-àkõ-st.,” which was and still is amazing in every… Continue reading

Alias ft Therese Workman – “Indiiggo” (Free Download)

  It is a joy to hear the weird and wonderful new sounds that emanate from the Anticon label.   South Portland, Maine artist and Anticon co-founder Brendon Whitney aka Alias‘ new track “Indiggo”… Continue reading

Washed Out – “It All Feels Right” (Official Video)

Enchanted, psychedelic, folk vibrations on this brand new Washed Out song, sounding not unlike a dialed-down, Sunday morning Tame Impala.   Washed Out – “It All Feels Right” (Official Video)     “It… Continue reading

Unknown Mortal Orchestra – “Rà-àkõ-st” (Lindstrøm Cover)

After Lindstrøm recently remixed the band’s “Swim and Sleep (Like a Shark),” New Zealand-via-Portland’s U.M.O. return the favor by reworking the Norwegian producer’s U.F.O. disco audio into a grainy, warped, psychedelic 1970s TV… Continue reading

Reva DeVito & Roane Namuh – “Frozen” (Official Video)

PDX got soul.   Seems like dating in Portland must involve at least one walk through a forest (at 2:11) and one half-finished-barely-started soapbox derby racer (at 2:18).  

Kids Reenact Beastie Boys’ “Sabotage” Video

James Winters is a film-maker and dad from Portland, Oregon. He combines both roles in this reenactment of the Beasties’ “Sabotage” vid below.   “Bake ’em away, toys.“  

Emotional States That I Experienced While Recently Visiting Portland, Oregon for the First Time

1. BBQ Sandwich Disappointment 2. Raw Food Bar Self-Righteousness 3. Voodoo Doughnuts Hysteria 4. Powell’s Bewilderment 5. No-Sales-Tax Euphoria