Settled in a sixth floor downtown practice space overlooking Yamhill Pub, Us Lights are relaxed. They tease lead vocalist Mike Young about his loud singing voice, discuss splurging on Blazers playoff tickets, and joke about their grammatically incorrect name. With decades of collective experience playing in local bands such as Brothers Young, Iretsu and Hurtbird, the five longtime Portland residents came together... read more
Us Lights: 'Legs' [Video Premiere]Katey Trnka - Oct 28, 2015
Already a few tracks into what’s shaping up to be their sophomore release and aiming to unveil it spring of next year, get your first insight into the band's efforts in a new video live from their...
!!! and Hosannas at the Doug Fir LoungeRoddy Jasa - Mar 17, 2015
Get ready to sweat on March 26!
Us Lights: 'Home' [Video Premiere]Chris Young - Feb 6, 2015
The band and director threw a premiere party last night at Holocene, but now Vortex has it here for your internet-viewing pleasure!
The Top 25 Overlooked Songs of 2014Eric Skelton, Chris Young - Nov 13, 2014
Although 2014 is about to expire, it’s not too late to turn up the volume on these PDX-produced tracks that you may have missed. From Grace Mitchell to Vinnie Dewayne, listen to these potentially...
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