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The Drainage | April 28, 2015

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All Hail The New Library! The Sir Jimi Newton Project Releases ‘The Instrumentals: Music For Video & Soundtracks’

April 27, 2015 |

Video producers and music supervisors, working today, face a unique challenge. Perhaps they come across a piece of music that is perfect for their images, but it is copyrighted. Or they type in ‘Library Music’, otherwise known as production music, … Read More

This Is Important: Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O. @ Mississippi Studios; 4.20.15 concert review

April 21, 2015 |

Pastel Waves Of Pink Lemonade; a sickle moon; Romeo + Juliet, + a case of mistaken identity; electric raga rock

The moon hung like a sickle over the firework show of Portland’s springtime plumage. The light-but-heavy scent of lavender and … Read More

RBSS: Portland April 2015

April 16, 2015 |

Bunk Bar was filled with excitement as the spacey electric vibrations of Grandparents began. Portland natives and long-time buddies, Grandparents have developed a chemistry that is evident when they take the stage. Combining psychedelic rhythms with, thick, hard-hitting bass lines creates … Read More

New Music : The Living Statues

April 16, 2015 |

Great American rock-n-roll out of the Midwest, Milwaukee, to be exact. Take a listen to The Living Statues newest song “Blackout”. Their Knockin’ EP over on Spotify is also full of some great rock-n-roll songs. If you like: A Hard … Read More

Mark Maze Unveils “Uncomfortable Truths”

April 15, 2015 |

Fans of Jhameel, Prince, and Pink, rejoice! Another artist’s sound has joined their poppy R&B ranks. Uncomfortable Truths, the latest full-length release by London’s Mark Maze, will make you want to chase someone around the dance floor.

The album … Read More

Top Tracks April 2015

April 14, 2015 |

Not everything you want to listen to is on Spotify, so for this month, our April 2015 top tracks are on our Soundcloud page and we got some good gems for ya. 18 tracks featuring: Larz Randa, Goodbye Tomorrow, Upset, … Read More

Dave Plaehn Releases Charmingly Chill “Radio Sister”

April 13, 2015 |

If Hall & Oates invited Jackson Browne over for a tequila sunrise-filled jam session, the results would surely sound like Dave Plaehn’s latest release, Radio Sister.

Born in Iowa, Plaehn was raised by two musicians, helping shape his artistic … Read More

Ratatat – “Cream on Chrome”

April 13, 2015 |

Just in time for their performance as the headliner at this years Capitol Hill Block Party, Ratatat, released a new track today called “Cream on Chrome”. I called it. When I seen they were headlining this years event, I knew … Read More

The Cry Of Freedom With San Fransisco’s Freex

April 8, 2015 |

There was a time – a very long time, not that long ago – when San Fransisco was a beacon towards the future, first as the seat of power for the ’60s counterculture, then at the forefront of the emerging … Read More

CommonUnion59 Sings A Sweet “Heartbeat Serenade”

April 7, 2015 |

The alt-country crooners of CommonUnion59 have released Hearbeat Serenade, a new album straight from their synced-up hearts. With tunes like “American Dream” and “The River Song”, it features subject matter any folk fan will fancy. The chemistry between singers/songwriters Steve … Read More

New Music: J Metro – Magic

April 7, 2015 |

Houston’s J Metro falls under the witching spell on “Magic”, his newest single, in anticipation of his new EP, due this summer.

Have you ever done something, even when you knew you shouldn’t? Maybe you just wanted to, or … Read More

Listen: Mac McCaughan “Box Batteries”

April 6, 2015 |

Take a listen to Mac McCaughan (of Superchunk, and Merge Records Co-Founder) newest track called “Box Batteries” off Non-Believers out May 5th. The songs that are on his new album were unused tracks for various movie soundtracks McCaughan has done over the years, and had enough that he could release an album. Read More