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.
PREMIERE: Myke Bogan Invites You to “Take the Night Off” at Pickathon’s Slab Sessions
Trust us, you should do what the man says.
PREMIERE: Thao & the Get Down Stay Down Are Ready for “Departure” in Pickathon Slab Session
Get down in Oregon, stay down in Oregon.
PREMIERE: Ultimate Painting Serenades with a Live Version of “Song for Brian Jones,” Rest His Soul, in Pickathon’s Slab Sessions
The special session was recorded for the Oregon festival’s latest shebang, with the band touring in support of their excellent new LP, “Dusk.”
PREMIERE: Little Freddie King Struts Through “The Chicken Dance” in Pickathon’s Galaxy Barn
It’s the series finale of the Oregon festival’s spring season.