Music

A benefit compilation full of gifts: synth-pop, bedroom-folk, post-punk, hip-hop, electro-pop, and many things in between.

With songs from: Interminable, Lauren Napier, Attia Taylor, Inletts, REMOTE / CONTROL, ConcernedApe, MC Lars, Tall Tall Trees, little stray, Avery Cerulean, and Emily Bate.

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Last copy! From the brilliant mind of Evan Hashi comes a collection of homemade dub covers of great Olympia bands, past and present. Beat Happening, Kickball, Margy Pepper, Polka Dot Dot Dot, Cool Scool, Kevlar Klein, and LAKE songs are made anew.

Little Angry's Dubs Olympia is Oly-pop like you've never heard it before.

Listen on[ continued ] Little Angry- Polka Dub Dub Dub

The unstoppable forces of Lisa Schonberg (Kickball, Explode Into Colors), Allan Wilson (!!! chk chk chk), and Heather Treadway (Explode Into Colors) combine composing talents to create Secret Drum Band's first full length record, Dynamics, an epic of percussion-driven avant-garde. Forward-thinking instrumental music for any occasion.

Players include: Sara Lund (Unwound), Sam Humans, Alison Clarys, and Anthony Brisson...[ continued ]

A collaborative project between drone musician Dominic Coppola and musical chameleon Fred Thomas. Soundscapes to get lost in. 

Released on Life Like. 

Last one + Sale! Joe Capoccia, who’s played in so many great Olympia bands (The Pasties, The Blackberry Bushes, Southern Skies, Oly Mountain Boys, The Pine Hearts, Kite, etc), finally brings us a full length solo effort and it is beyond our wildest expectations. Not the punk or alt-country you might expect, but a nice in between, smart catchy songs that are ready to be played on repeat...[ continued ] Joe Capoccia- The Beach At Night

Led by Anna Burch and Fred Thomas (Saturday Looks Good to Me, City Center), Failed Flowers is an overlooked supergroup of power-pop perfection. This seven-inch is their first release in years, and it's an absolute joy. 

For those that like the early Flying Nun catalog, Sarah Records, Black Tambourine, La Luz.

Released on Slumberland, as part of their 30th anniversary seven-inch series...[ continued ]

A wild new album from long-running West Coast electronic artist Whatever Your Heart Desires (AKA: Th' Mole). Featuring guest vocals from Kool Keith and Myka 9 (Freestyle Fellowship)!?! Experimental juke hip-hop? 

Released on Portland's own Fukdup Records. Listen on Bandcamp...[ continued ]

Sale! On Feel Gud Tunes, Seattle (by way of Athens) duo Appalachian Yard Art throw the folk out of their psych and prove themselves masters of the space jam.

Listen on Bandcamp.

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Last copy! Fingertips is an underwater affair—futuristic nostalgia, cheap earplugs at the rave, worn-out cassettes playing recordings of church organs over a pulsing kick drum. As reminiscent of sound collage as pop music. 

Listen on Bandcamp.

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A massive double disc compilation from the first five years of Fukdup Records—Portland's own purveyor of breakcore and electronic silliness. Thirty-seven artists within, including: Eight Frozen Modules, Foxdye, Rokhausen, Heartworm, Hitori Tori, DJ Detweiler, and many many more.

Liner notes fold-out into a mini poster of the cover art. Hand-numbered edition of 315. Listen on[ continued ]