Aggressive egg eating, supernatural tin foil contraptions, and rips in the space-time continuum are all featured in the brand new video for Onuinu’s “Happy Home,” the first single off the Portland artist’s highly anticipated debut Mirror Gazer. The video, though offbeat, fits well with the disco-hop track’s entrancing beat and bright, funky keyboard section. Mirror Gazer […]

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Long-time indie heavyweights The Shins have released a video for Port Of Morrow cut “No Way Down.” The piece takes us behind the scenes of the band’s Portland studio. Filmed from a modest hand-held camera perspective, the video observes what appears to be a casual practice session. The simplicity of it all is beautiful and without embellishment. With […]

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As a native Los Angeleno, I have a strong affection for any song that mythologizes my hometown. Yacht’s “Shangri-La” does just that. Heck, even the logo for the song does a unique take on my beloved Dodger’s LA. The Portland transplants clearly have developed a deep affection for their new surroundings. As they put it, “Basically, any […]

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Mint Julep launches “I Never Wanted You” into the atmosphere with their beautiful cover of Headphones’ seminal track. The Portland husband-wife duo creates subtle tension in the track with singer Hollie Kenniff’s unaffected, soft vocals and bubbling instrumentation. Lyrically, it is an angry anthem for your ex with lines like “Baby, I was faking the […]

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