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Here's the new clip from Portland indie experimentalists AU -- an outfit formed around songwriter Luke Wyland that also features saxophonist Colin Stetson on the group's latest, Both Lights -- a…   Read Story »
Yesterday, Portland's MusicFestNW wrapped up five days of concerts at over a dozen venues throughout the city. Among the acts who performed were Passion Pit, Beirut, Girl Talk, Dinosaur Jr., Flying…   Read Story »
Portland indie rockers AU deliver a tripped-out kaleidoscope of a visual for "OJ," which is definitely one of the best two videos featuring morphing paint globs we've seen today. Watch it below.…   Read Story »
This was an incredible month for free hip hop MP3s, and it was an incredible month for songs by Lemonade because "Neptune" is one of this year's finest. And so the paramaters I gave myself with this…   Read Story »
Portland experimental rockers AU have a new album called Both Lights coming next month, as we posted first taste "Solid Gold" way back in December. Below, we've got another song from the album. It's…   Read Story »
Portland weird-rock duo AU have a new single called "Solid Gold" Coming out, and it's a spazzily pretty bit of prog-pop, with Colin Stetson helping out on saxophone. Download it below. AU - "Solid…   Read Story »
Au's current official lineup remains Luke Wyland and Dana Valatka, but each excursion sounds like the work of much larger cast. See, for instance, "Ida Walked Away," an escalating bit of…   Read Story »
When it doesn't sound like Animal Collective, Au's music often approximates a snow or sleet storm, but one that's all angles and the light refracted off a crystal, so this picture of Luke Wyland and…   Read Story »
The crapshoot buffet of 25 minute sets from overextended bands is now closed, thanks. When you're out all day and all night, you encounter lots -- some undercooked and unpalatable flller, some that's…   Read Story »
This video for Au's "RR vs. D" opens with a tiny crystal ball filled with golden flecks spinning in Michael Jackson's hand and somehow ends up in this field, but the Verbs clip, directed by Rainbow…   Read Story »