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Portland Oregon


It feels like a long time since Winter 2012’s ‘Golden Hills’, but it has been worth the wait: ‘Bar Lights’ is one hell of a start to 2015 for Altadore.  You all know EXACTLY what it’s like. You’ve found a band that you love to pieces, you’ve metaphorically worn away the grooves on the vinyl listening …

A shot in the arm to protect you against those early-winter blues. Filmed in the nearly-empty city of Shaniko, progressively deserted after the railroad moved on, this single is taken from the Portland, Oregon band’s debut album “Keep It Safe”.  Singer Danielle Sullivan walks with a sway down 5th Street, past This Ole House, turning …

Love it ! Although this is beginning to disturb me. The hit ratio for music coming out of Portland, Oregon is ludicrous. I was just reading about the latest developments for Just Lions and saw that they had made it onto the PDX Pop Now ! compilation of local artists. So I figured that I …

Continuing our love affair here on Backseat Mafia with the Vancouver, Washington band Foreign Talks we recently interviewed drummer Kevin Downes and guitarist Tanner Steinmetz. The release of that debut album is getting ever closer by the way – only a week or so to go…. Backseat Mafia: What made you start playing music ? …