Tag: Portland
image for Kip LaVie - Alyosha
Posted by Krister Axel
A slow beginning, spent rising from the primordial suspension, that soon finds an easy groove.
image for Bonobo Meets Jean-Michel Jarre. - Listen to Kip LaVie: Time Enough
Posted by Krister Axel
A deep backbone of trip-hop and some electro-pop flavor.
image for My Brothers And I - Just Getting to Know You (Live Session)
Posted by Krister Axel
My Brothers And I gives us a live and primarily acoustic rewind of this indie-pop soul-cry from their EP Heartbeat.
image for Portland Indie Rock Duo - Small Million: Young Fools
Posted by Krister Axel
The sound here is gorgeous, and thick, layering cold synthesizers and an echoed bass, with a beat that stomps on the line between synth-pop and Americana.
image for Mount Goldie - Out In The Streets
Posted by Krister Axel
On their new release Out In The Streets there is a raw and pristine sound to the sparse production, and a Lou Reed style density in the lyrics.
image for Goodnight House - Aberdeen
Posted by Krister Axel
A beautifully-produced nod to both the lyrical wistfulness of an Elliott Smith and the juicy tube-sound of a band like Wilco.
image for Olivia Awbrey - Don't Be Alarmed
Posted by Krister Axel
Whether or not the human race really was made to burn like bacon becomes an afterthought; it's value as a lyric supersedes any allegiance to verifiable truth.