Jetset Jingles :: Portland

[trip style = weekend getaway + urban]

{Jetset Jingles publishes once monthly and is mixed and mastered by Nicole, amateur DJ by night and movie maven by day.}

I recently read that Portland is considered the “Mecca of indie rock"---a place where budding bands congregate and a home to well-established indie rockers. Whether it be the unique neighborhoods, the vintage feel, or the laid-back attitude, the city of roses has been luring musical talent like it’s going out of style. Artists like Gossip, The Dandy Warhols, The Shins, M. Ward and Elliott Smith were either formed in or relocated to Portland after they gained popularity. Good thing there's a lot of food trucks, because grabbing a quick bite is the only way to keep up with all the gigs at popular venues like the Doug Fir Lounge.

If you haven’t already guessed, this month's Jetset Jingles plays homage to the slew of indie rock acts with an attachment to PDX---consider it your plane, train or automobile starter soundtrack to some of Portland's best musical acts.

Happy listening….

Song List 1/ Modest Mouse - Float On {from Good News for People Who Love Bad News} 2/ Gossip - Heavy Cross {from Music for Men} 3/ Spoon - The Underdog {from Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga} 4/ The Dandy Warhols - Bohemian Like You {from Thirteen Tales from Urban Bohemia} 5/ She & Him - Why Do You Let Me Stay Here? {from Volume One} 6/ The Shins - New Slang {from Oh, Inverted World} 7/ Elliott Smith - Rose Parade {from Either/Or} 8/ Elliott Smith - Waltz, No. 2 (XO) {from XO} 9/ Sexton Blake - Bette Davis Eyes {from Plays the Hits!} 10/Dolorean - How Is It {from The Unfazed}


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