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When we named Wampire a Band To Watch last year, they were a jokey Portland two-piece that evolved from middle-school tomfoolery to twentysomething house-show hijinks. That development has continued:…   Read Story »
We named Portland micro-psych duo Wampire a Band To Watch earlier this year. Since then, their Polyvinyl debut Curiosity has yielded videos for "Orchards" and "The Hearse." Now comes a third visual,…   Read Story »
Earlier this year, the Portland indie-pop duo Wampire became a Band To Watch -- this, despite them being named "Wampire" and everything -- and released Curiosity, their debut album, which Universal…   Read Story »
This week, for the 237th time, our country tis of thee will celebrate its Miss Independence. Which means that this week, for the fourth time, our blog will celebrate the arrival of Cruel Summer, our…   Read Story »
A few days late but stacked with excellence, here is your collection of May's absolute jams. For optimal ease of consumption, you'll find it here in three forms: a 12-track downloadable zip of the…   Read Story »
BTW alums Wampire release their debut full-length Curiosity today and have dropped a quirky clip for album cut "Orchards" in tandem. The video features the duo on a road trip that goes haywire when…   Read Story »
Portland psych-pop duo Wampire are a Band To Watch as of March 2013, and their debut album Curiosity drops in a couple of weeks. We've already posted its songs "The Hearse" and "Spirit Forest," and…   Read Story »
Unknown Mortal Orchestra played a homecoming show at Aladdin Theater in Portland over the weekend. Wrapping up their tour with fellow Oregonians and recent BTW Wampire, UMO played a drum jam-filled…   Read Story »
Portland exports Wampire are a long time in the making. The duo, comprised of Rocky Tinder and Eric Phipps, have been playing music together since they were in middle school -- "we started jamming in…   Read Story »
On "Spirit Forest," Portland duo Wampire show how you can take a few simple elements and combine them to create something greater than its parts. The track is far more laid back than their glitzy…   Read Story »