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At the end of July, we premiered "Wizard Staff," a single from Wampire's new album, Bazaar. Today Wampire released the video to go along with "Wizard Staff" -- it's a whimsical depiction of two goofy…   Read Story »
The Leftovers, an excessively dark series that follows the lives of those left on Earth after an unexplained, Rapture-like event, just completed its first season on HBO. I chatted with the guys from…   Read Story »
The queasy Portland indie-poppers Wampire, a 2013-vintage Band To Watch, seem poised to move away from their jokey roots on their new album Bazaar. Unknown Mortal Orchestra's Jacob Portrait produced…   Read Story »
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 »