Claire from Yacht talks to the New York Times

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

Claire Evans, one half of Portland electronic pop duo, Yacht, shares her fashion and music faves with the New York Times. Nice ups for Portland too. Found via @thebandfrom on Twitter.

Pampelmoose Picks For The Week of August 21st

Friday, August 21st, 2009

SMMR BMMR – Friday through Sunday @ Rotture (315 SE 3rd Ave) & BC’s Saloon (2433 SE Powell) If you’ve noticed a fuzzier, uglier tone creeping into the world of garage rock, punk and pop these days, you’re not imagining things. Even as GarageBand, ProTools and countless other computer programs allow for a cleaner, sleeker [...]

Pampelmoose New Music Hour on WOXY 06-2-2009

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

Lightning Dust Week number 7 of the Pampelmoose New Music Hour radio show on This week we feature cuts from Ume, Andrew Bird and Quebec Antique. The show airs twice a week – every Tuesday at 3PM PST and 6PM EST and every Sunday at 8AM PST and 11AM EST. The show streams live [...]

Yacht – New Video for Summer Song

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

Click to play. Portlander, Judah Switzer is the person behind this video. Visit the JudeSays site for more including a video of Scout Niblett.

MP3: Ratatat, Stereolab remixes by Yacht, New Lykke Li and Okkervil River

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008

Lykke Li Pic ©Nilina Mason Campbell Portland’s Yacht has two new remixes, one each for Ratatat and Stereolab. Meanwhile Likke Li releases ‘Youth Novels’ her debut album and Okkervil River drop an MP3 from their album ‘The Stand Ins.’ Ratatat – Mirando [Yacht Remix] Stereolab – Self Portrait with Electric Brain [Yacht Remix] Okkervil River [...]

pdx pop now! lineup announced

Friday, July 11th, 2008

Yacht performing at PDX Pop Now! CD Release Party 2007. Pic Jason Quiqley PDX Pop Now!, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to stimulating and expanding participation in the music of Portland Oregon, has announced the lineup for the 2008 PDX Pop Now! Festival. To celebrate the festival’s fifth anniversary, PDX Pop Now! will be returning [...]

pdxpopnow! cd release party at holocene, a review

Friday, June 13th, 2008

Yacht sweating it out at Holocene. Pic ©Nilina Mason-Campbell Nilina Mason-Campbell reports from the PdxPopNow! show last night: I was a bit surprised that Fist Fite opened the PDX Pop Now! CD release show last night at 9:25, but maybe it was so drummer Christian Carmine could still make it to work on time as [...]

YACHT, live video from the Crystal Ballroom

Saturday, May 31st, 2008

Jona and Claire, aka, Yacht played an amazingly energetic set in front of 1500 screaming high school kids at a benefit for Music In Portland Public Schools on May 30th 2008 at the Crystal Ballroom. Here’s the video I shot… Yacht live at The Crystal Ballroom May 30 2008 from Dave Allen on Vimeo. Vimeo [...]