Posts tagged ‘Portland’

Happiness, Is So Hard to Find

By | May, 10, 2012

To continue the electro pop theme, is the 1986 smash hit “I Can’t Wait” from Nu Shooz. This is a good reference point for the music of Passion Pit and MGMT we’ve explored in the last few weeks. Brush up on those tracks by clicking here, here and here. Watch the fantastically 80s style video below.

Holy Desert Tribe

By | February, 14, 2012

Here is another band channeling the Pacific Northwest in their music. Blitzen Trapper are a Portland, Oregon based Alt. Country band bringing a little hippie flair to their brand of Roots Rock. This song is the title track off their third album, Wild Mountain Nation, released back in 2007 on Sub Pop Records. Watch the psychedelic pastiche video that combines animation, and historical photos with live shots of the band below.