Kiasmos

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Kiasmos is an Icelandic electronic duo who masterfully weave emotional melodies with tactile beats to create soundscapes that let the imagination soar. Learn more here.

Artwork by Mandy Newham-Cobb.

Happy Fangs

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Happy Fangs are a San Francisco trio that brings enough bombast to the party to jumpstart armageddon. Learn more here.

Artwork by Mandy Newham-Cobb.

Smoke Season

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Smoke Season is that rare band that seamlessly blends Americana, electronic, and R&B. You heard me. Learn more here.

Artwork by Emily Block.

Movits! (encore)

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Movits joins us once again from a soundcheck session at the Analog Theater in Portland, OR to play their unexpected Swedish hiphop. Learn more here.

Artwork by Emily Block.

Joanna Gruesome

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Joanna Gruesome will bash you in the head with catchy melodies and then bandage you up with a little mayhem. This week we went on a field trip outside the box to capture a live show by this Welsh band at Portland’s Analog Theater. Learn more here.

Artwork by Mandy Newham-Cobb.

10 String Symphony

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10 String Symphony dances with bluegrass, flirts with Americana, consorts with classical, and radiates virtuosity. This Nashville duo has it down. Learn more here.

Artwork by Mandy Newham-Cobb.

Dungen

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Dungen creates rich, varied music that borders on psych, prog, and the soundtrack to a 1970’s Italian horror flick. It takes the best parts of its influences and pays them loving and genuine tribute. Learn more here.

Artwork by Mandy Newham-Cobb.

Winter

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Winter brings a heady mix of dream pop and good old Shoegaze to the table and swirls it all around your head to dazzle your senses. Learn more here.

Artwork by Mandy Newham-Cobb.

Sego

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Sego has enough pulsating beats and slacker duende to make me think that maybe, just maybe, Pavement made a dance album. Learn more here.

Artwork by Emily Block.

Le Butcherettes

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Le Butcherettes slam their freewheeling swagger out for the whole world to see, and they do it all with catchy hooks and lyrics that deserve your attention. Learn more here.

Artwork by Mandy Newham-Cobb.