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If there was one constant during the Monday at Sasquatch! it might as well have been "failure." The rainy final day, riddled with many sound problems, cancellations, and absences, brought that word…   Read Story »
Last year, the tricky Portland indie-poppers Menomena released Moms, their first album as a duo, and handily showed off that they'd be just as able to crank out melodically dizzy tunes with just two…   Read Story »
In remixing Menomena's jittery tune "Plumage," the Australian dance trio and onetime BTW PVT have more or less completely overhauled the song, turning it into a bleepy electro banger. Download PVT's…   Read Story »
Obviously, this week's best music video wasn't a music video at all: It was the one where Gunplay goes fishing. I could've watched that for at least two hours. But if you insist on actual music…   Read Story »
Menomena's new clip features a long-developing bandmate standoff that comes complete with dozens of costume changes. The description on YouTube reads "Menomena share their various forms of plumage,"…   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 »
A lot has happened to Menomena since they released Mines back in 2010.  Last year they lost member Brent Knopf amid a flurry of stories about just how much the band members couldn't seem to stand…   Read Story »
Moms, the new album from shifty, adventurous Pacific Northwestern indie duo, arrives in a couple of weeks, and we've already heard the early tracks "Heavy Is As Heavy Does" and "Capsule." Now, here's…   Read Story »
Here's another new one from Menomena's forthcoming Moms, an uptempo groove called "Capsule." It's a crowded slate of rock, stuffed with horns, guitars and a prominent backbeat, but it's smartly paced…   Read Story »
We got the details for Menomena's new album, Moms (their first since 2010's Mines), last month, and now, the lead single from that album has emerged. The Albarn-esque "Heavy Is As Heavy Does" may be…   Read Story »