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Flight Call: 'A Piece of the Map' [Video Premiere]Andrea Janda - Aug 25, 2022
Watch the video premiere of “A Piece of the Map” from Flight Call’s debut album, HOMEWORLD, a unique 10-song, meditative art-pop journey from inner space to outer space.
Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno: 'Hollowed Hearts' [Song Premiere]Andrea Janda - Mar 5, 2021
Photos by Brendon BurtonVivian Leva and Riley Calcagno were managing life, education, love and music from a distance before it became a necessity for all of us. Pre-pandemic, they were both in...
Stoner Control: 'Learning To Swim' [Song Premiere]Blake Hickman - Feb 17, 2021
Hear an instant classic from one of Portland's best new rock bands: "My partner literally taught me how to swim and people were concerned about global warming at the time. I guess the planet is...
Wonderly: 'Bayocean' [Video Premiere]Andrea Janda - Jan 7, 2021
Get ready to explore some little-known Pacific Northwest history with the celebrated Portland duo, starting with the story of Oregon opulence that fell into the sea.
50 Great Albums by Portland Artists in 2020Aaron Colter - Dec 22, 2020
To close out the year, Banana Stand Media co-founder and #PDXmusic maven Aaron Colter lists off 50 great albums by Portland artists in 2020.
Blair Borax: 'Empty' [Track Premiere]Bren Swogger - Dec 4, 2020
Singer-songwriter and yoga instructor Blair Borax shares her latest single, “Empty,” a song that explores how a vacant room can be the perfect place to confront the world and ourselves.
Jeff Bond: ‘Holiday’ [Song Premiere]Ryan J. Prado - Dec 1, 2020
Portland indie-pop maestro Jeff Bond comes out from behind the production booth again with the sugar-sweet single “Holiday.”
Bicoastal Duo Murray Create A Visual World For Their Upcoming DebutBren Swogger - Nov 30, 2020
Working remotely from both Portland and New York, up-and-coming R&B duo Murray were faced with a challenge: how to market a new band without being able to do shows.
Jay Si Proof: 'Our Lament' [Video Premiere]Adam Sweeney - Nov 20, 2020
Earth-jazz alchemists Jay Si Proof wrestle with the challenge, limitations and expense that accompany real Super 8 film with their new video for “Our Lament.”
Do Ra: 'Sound of Me' [Video Premiere]Andrea Janda - Nov 9, 2020
Singer-songwriter Jeremy Hollen gives you three ways to enjoy this new release—as a cinematic single, a technologically enchanting lyric video, and a Behind the Song video.
Cardioid: 'Party Time' [Song Premiere]Katey Trnka - Nov 9, 2020
Lizzy Ellison's signature voice, delicate yet strong with purpose, shines on a track about making bold choices.
Glistener Steps Out of the 'Shadows' with Latest Single from Debut EP [Track Premiere]Ryan J. Prado - Oct 27, 2020
Portland psych-pop crew Glistener's “Shadows” is a sun-blotched cut served with a trippy twist.
Born From Lockdown: Portland’s Newest Band Driving for Peaches Debut Second Single [Track Premiere]Bren Swogger - Oct 1, 2020
Arriving in Portland via international origins, Driving for Peaches deliver their second single recorded under Covid-19 restrictions, the punchy and equally catchy “Head Straight.”
Moorea Masa Highlights the Importance of Wellness for BIPOC Community with New SingleSkylor Powell - Sep 25, 2020
Hear Moorea Masa's new single “Honey” and help raise money for Radical Rest during her live stream on September 25.
Frank Irwin Quintet Tackles Nine Inch Nails' 'Piggy' with Help from Korgy & Bass' MLTZR and Cloud Castle [Song Premiere]Chris Young - Sep 4, 2020
Hear two sides of the brooding '90s industrial rock song—one full of jazzy free improvisation and another that eloquently addresses police brutality and social injustice.