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On Tuesday night, local band Abronia celebrated the release of their second album, The Whole of Each Eye, at Mississippi Studios with support from Sea Moss and Void Realm. Sea Moss started proceedings with an energetic set in which drums, pedals, effects, and an unusual mic set-up combined to create an engaging up-tempo sound that […]

FFO: Valerie June, Angus & Julia Stone, Julia Jacklin Arguably one of the most exciting voices of her time: Cat Clyde comes with a unique style and sound. With two full-length albums Ivory Castanets and her newly released Hunters Trance, the Canadian artist from Stratford, Ontario is making her way across the USA and Canada […]

Three bands in one night – a long, yet highly entertaining one with Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside. What an exciting evening! Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside played their first show in a long time with their original line-up of Sallie Ford, Jeff Munger, Ford Tennis and Tyler Tornfelt. An image hard to […]

On this charming Tuesday evening, KPSU studios hosted the artist Black Pool for a session of music and conversation. Black Pool is an artist from Long Beach, California, exposing some of the latest and sharpest song-writing in the area. He played a set of eight songs, all bound to show on his upcoming studio release. […]

FFO: Courtney Barnett, Alabama Shakes, Shakey Graves Sallie Ford is a Portland icon, her music carries the attitude and feel of the city. All that makes it hard to believe she wasn’t born a local but moved here around ten years ago from North Carolina. Shortly after she came to Portland, she met Tyler Tornfelt, […]

“Noah Gundersen is an American indie folk singer-songwriter from Seattle”, is the description one finds when looking up his name on the internet. That must have been true for previous albums, as his newest release Lover from August 23rd of 2019 seems far from being a folk album. It still has a folky side to […]

Good evening dear folks! KPSU is proud to host the artist Black Pool on Tuesday November 12th for a special in-studio session. We invite everyone to join for a seance of acoustic laying down musicality. Black Pool is an artist from Long Beach, California. Self-described as a music vagabond, his music stretches from 2017, so […]

Infected Mushroom played at the Roseland Theater on Friday November 8th. They have been touring for about 20 years. My dad introduced me to IM and since then I’ve been a fan of theirs. The show began with Randy Seidman’s DJ set. About an hour into the show he swapped with LOWSH. After that OPTIKOS […]

Cincinnati-based indie rocker Curt Kiser, formerly of the band Pomegranates, brought his new project, Carriers, to Portland on Sunday following the release of their debut album earlier this year. The credits on that album are an indicator of Curt’s position within Cincinnati’s music scene: Bryan Devendorf of The National plays drums, with Afghan Whigs bassist […]

Little Hurricane, that’s C.C. and Tone – a wonderful couple from San Diego who started off in 2010 after finding each other through Craigslist on the search for fellow musicians to form a band. A lot has happened since: 4 full-length albums and many live shows around the globe… But their lives had not only […]