Hanging out with TV On The Radio and Menomena

Saturday, July 23rd, 2011

I spent a very pleasant summer evening at Edgefield last night watching and listening to a couple of my favorite bands – Menomena and TV On The Radio. After the show I spent some time chatting with Kyp Malone, Dave Sitek and Tunde Adebimpe. Me and Tunde (above) found ourselves discussing the vagaries of online [...]

Lost Lander: Afraid of Summer produced by Brent Knopf

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

Former Menomena member Brent Knopf is the producer behind this new project from Matt Sheehy. Here’s the news from the proverbial horse’s mouth: “Hello friends, I’ve started a brand new musical project called Lost Lander. My new album, DRRT, is freshly completed and was produced by Brent Knopf (Menomena / Ramona Falls). I’ve just posted [...]

Menomena deliver a 30 Minute Mix on MP3

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Image: Alicia J. Rose Menomena – Magichat

Piano Magic, Menomena and Radiohead

Saturday, July 24th, 2010

I was listening to the Piano Magic album, Writers Without Homes, today and it dawned on me how there’s a trifecta of artists all making music with similar atmospheres and sensibilities. Take a listen to the track below and then compare to the new Menomena album and the Radiohead album Kid A. You might make [...]

12 MP3s for your mid-week listening pleasure

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

Ra Ra Riot Ra Ra Riot – Boys Menomena – TAOS School Of Seven Bells – Bye Bye Bye Gold Blood – The Friction Mountain Man – How’m I Doing Ty Segall – My Sunshine Thee Headcoats – Meet Jacqueline Sonny & the Sunsets – Too Young To Burn The Love Language – Heart To [...]

There Will Be MP3s

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

The Fall – Hot Cake Sleigh Bells – Tell ‘Em Cults – Most Wanted Ernest Ellis – When I Feel Like Bill Callahan – Rococo Zephyr Dragging An Ox Through Water – Among The Rock Menomena – Five Little Rooms Sparklehorse & Dangermouse – Revenge [Feat. Wayne Coyne]

Menomena New MP3 Five Little Rooms from upcoming Album Mines

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

Menomena – Five Little Rooms

Music from Portland That I Enjoyed in 2009

Sunday, December 13th, 2009

To paraphrase what I wrote in my 2009 Best of.. List a few days ago, “here’s a list of Portland artists that I spent the most time with in 2009. This is not meant to be a ranked list..” Portland never ceases to delight, with fresh new music popping up every month or so. Here’s [...]