Modern Kin

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Modern Kin is a force of nature, a sonic shot across the bow that dares you to cross it. There are equal parts brimstone, anthem, and punk to this mix. Learn more here.

Artwork by Mandy Newham-Cobb.

Anne-Marie Sanderson

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Anne-Marie Sanderson is a British musician living in Portland Oregon. She brings with her a rich reminder of the great English folk that was happening in the 1960’s and 70’s. Anne-Marie bravely kayaked out to the middle of a swamp to record the first song here, then we retreated to my living room for the rest. You can even see a video of the song, which was recorded directly beneath hundreds of nesting Great Blue Heron. Check out a video from the swamp here. Learn more here.

Artwork by Emily Block.

Kool Stuff Katie

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Kool Stuff Katie joins the swelling ranks of the rock duo, and they are doing it garage style. Check out this exclusive session! Learn more here.

Artwork by Emily Block.

Johnette Napolitano

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Johnette Napolitano is an artist who has touched many souls and offended others. As the leader of Concrete Blonde, she has been through much and through her solo work and various collaborations, her place as a true artist without compromise has been cemented. Learn more here. Check out a video from the session here.

Artwork by Mandy Newham-Cobb.

Clairy Browne & The Bangin’ Rackettes

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Clairy Browne & The Bangin’ Rackettes packed their sexy R&B into a soulful suitcase and travelled here from Australia where they played a soundcheck session for us at Portland’s Doug Fir Lounge. Learn more here.

Artwork by Mandy Newham-Cobb.

Kawehi

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Kawehi has a robot heart but has a soul made of music. You’ll learn this quickly when you hear her rich originals and unexpected covers. Learn more here. CHeck out a video from the session here.

Artwork by Emily Block.

Liam Finn

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Liam Finn approaches music with a quirky, majestic, no holds barred bombast. Learn more here.

Artwork by Mandy Newham-Cobb.

Jaggery (encore!)

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There are not many words that can convey how we feel about Jaggery. They occupy the rare air between desperation and dreams and come to you in the moment before waking. Learn more here. Check out a video from the session here.

Artwork by Mandy Newham-Cobb.

Peter Matthew Bauer

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Peter Matthew Bauer is liberated. Free from the constructs of people who feel like they have to have things figured out. His approach to music PW (or “Post Walkmen”) is comfortably nestled in the twangy hard heart of 60’s rock, but with some Eastern mysticism sprinkled in. Learn more here.

Artwork by Emily Block.

Bent Knee (encore!)

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Bent Knee joins us for an encore performance! This Boston sextet is indescribable, but let me try. Imagine if The Mars Volta decided that they would harness their emotion, get a female singer and add a splash of classical sensibilities to their proggy-art rock. Maybe that comes close. Learn more here. Check out a video made up of photos from the session here.

Artwork by Mandy Newham-Cobb.