oregon

mp3: new Grouper – Call Across Rooms
"Recorded pretty simply, with a portable 4-track, Sony stereo mic and an upright piano. When I wasnʼt recording songs I was hiking several miles to the beach. The path wound through the ruins of several old estates and a small village...
mp3 premiere: Pure Bathing Culture – “Pendulum”

Portland's Pure Bathing Culture follow up one of our favorite releases of 2012 with the swaying, smoldering lead single / opening track from their lovely forthcoming debut LP, Moon Tides. The wistful "Pendulum" sets the record's emotional tone and firmly establishes that these two are no l…
video premiere: Pure Bathing Culture – “Ivory Coast”
Sean Pecknold directs the touching, beautifully shot official video for Pure Bathing Culture's "Ivory Coast," in which hologram sharks come for a heartbroken Sarah Versprille's little blue alien love baby, I think. Pure Bathing Culture's lovely 12" EP is out…