Tag: Pickathon

PREMIERE: Alex Cameron Croons “Mongrel” for Pickathon’s Slab Sessions

The absurdist Aussie and his trusted saxophonist strip down a track off Cameron’s debut.

PREMIERE: Ex-Cult Tear Through “Stick the Knife In” for Pickathon’s Slab Sessions

The Memphis punks crank out a quick and dirty rendition of their In The Red debut single.

PREMIERE: Black Milk & Nat Turner Strike Back on “Rebel” and “Story & Her” for Pickathon Slab Sessions

The Detroit emcee and his DC cohorts hit the Slab with a pair of jazz-laced beats to match Milk’s singular, insouciant flow.

PREMIERE: Jay Som Rips Up “Baybee” for Pickathon’s Slab Sessions

The LA-based songwriter brings her band to Oregon for an upbeat performance of the sunny single.

PREMIERE: Ghost-Note Whip Up the Perfect “Milkshake” for Pickathon’s Slab Sessions

The Grammy-winning percussion duo crams an entire set’s worth of energy into five minutes with the help of some friends.

PREMIERE: Priests Bring Their Spooky Energy to Pickathon’s Slab Sessions with “Leila 20”

DC punk’s holiest emissaries belt out the cut from last year’s “Nothing Feels Natural.”

PREMIERE: Ty Segall Melts Faces with “Warm Hands” for Pickathon’s Slab Sessions

With the backing of his Freedom Band, the insatiable riffer introduces his caustic anthem to the bright Oregon sun.

PREMIERE: Sweet Spirit Reach for “Salvation” in the New Season of Pickathon’s Slab Sessions

Kicking off the new batch of Happy Valley live performances with a bang.

The Two Sides of Pickathon’s Happy Valley

It was a festival filled with dualities: that Charles Bradley is not a lone eagle, that J Mascis can blow out an amp and shred on acoustic within a matter of hours, that the pleasant Pacific Northwest can still get really freakin’ hot.

PREMIERE: Palehound Return to Pickathon’s Slab Sessions with “Healthier Folk”

Plus, tune in next weekend to catch the festival live from Happy Valley, OR.

PREMIERE: Golden Rules Get Giggly at “Auntie Pearl’s House” for Pickathon Slab Sessions

Eric Biddines controls his flow over Paul White’s weirdo assemblage. 

PREMIERE: Thao & the Get Down Stay Down Rip Through “Kindness Be Conceived” for Pickathon’s Slab Sessions

Throwing it back to a Slab Session so nice we premiered it twice.

Oasis: FORM Arcosanti Offers Streams in the Desert

Hundred Waters and Moses Sumney’s fourth-annual gathering reimagines what a music festival can be.

PREMIERE: Blossom and Myke Bogan Offer Up “Acouasm” for Pickathon’s Slab Sessions

You may wanna float right into the weekend on this one.

PREMIERE: Palehound Call Out “Molly” In Pickathon’s Slab Sessions

The Dry Food cut gets its day in the sun.

PREMIERE: La Luz Buzz Through “You Disappear” for Pickathon’s Slab Sessions

The “Weirdo Shrines” cut shimmers in the daylight.

PREMIERE: Tennyson Are “All Yours” in Pickathon Slab Session

Plus: the Oregon festival reveals the first wave of names for this year’s get-down.

PREMIERE: Futurebirds Take on Vic Chesnutt’s “Dodge” for Pickathon’s Slab Sessions

The latest from the Oregon festival’s 2016–2017 season.

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