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The 2013 Compilation

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Hard copies can be found at many record stores around Portland such as Everyday Music, Jackpot Records, Music Millenium, Tender Loving Empire, and many more!




Disc One

  1. Cherry – Chromatics
  2. Golden Twin – Wild Ones
  3. Pretty Ghosts – Sama Dams
  4. Mystery Life – Aan
  5. You Know What to Do – The Shivas
  6. Bender – Animal Eyes
  7. Addict – Adventure Galley
  8. Girls – Ghostapes
  9. The Joy of Cooking – And And And
  10. Monsters – Just Lions
  11. Brighter – Swansea
  12. Agent of Corruption – Casey Burge
  13. Bystander (Live) – Mount Mazama
  14. The Dreamers – Skip Roxy
  15. Never Worked so Hard – Dave Depper
  16. Shotgun in My Spaceship – Sapient
  17. In Time – Woolen Men
  18. Sprayy – Wishyunu
  19. New Son – Death Songs
  20. The Hippie Girl – (feat. Zooey Deschanel, Eric Early and Ben Gibbard) with Mike Coykendall
  21. Oh February – Y La Bamba

    Disc Two

  1. Green – Typhoon
  2. Electric Blanket – Log Across the Washer
  3. Zombies – Radiation City
  4. Wasted Thoughts – WL
  5. Play It On – Bombs Into You
  6. Sims Hunk -(feat. Slow Head) Magic Fades
  7. Humanwave – Lava
  8. Revelations -(feat. Cassow) Dupre’
  9. Coat Check – Queued Up
  10. Don’t Come to Me – Nick Jaina
  11. We Are All This Way – Datura Blues
  12. Ocean Waves – Old Light
  13. The Hero – Teenspot
  14. Yellow Wallpaper – Eidolons
  15. Fourth of July – Catherine Feeny
  16. Manatee – The Village Green
  17. The Attitude – NTNT
  18. Wear Me Out – Summer Cannibals
  19. Rock for You – Electric Ill
  20. Lost Weekend – Sean Flinn
  21. Trains – Wampire
  22. Flounce – Magic Mouth

The 2011 Compilation

Artwork by Santiago Uceda

Available for purchase ($8) June 2, 2011 at local retail outlets and online. Proceeds from sales of the album go towards funding the festival and our outreach activities.
Hard copies can be found at many record stores around Portland such as Everyday Music, Jackpot Records, Music Millenium, Tender Loving Empire, and many more!




Disc 1

  1. Forbidden Friends – Tiny Hands
  2. the Shivas – Gun In My Pocket**
  3. Cool Nutz – Monster Up
  4. O Bruxo – De Colores
  5. Grouper – Alien Observer
  6. Jared Mees & the Grown Children – Hungry Like a Tiger
  7. Red Fang – Wires
  8. Lovers – Boxer
  9. Alan Singley – Sauvie Island**
  10. Reva DeVito – Baby What You Do to Me
  11. Lost Lander – Cold Feet
  12. Guantanamo Baywatch – Clam Party
  13. Bright Archer – Hidden Systems
  14. Purple & Green – Right Here
  15. Blue Skies for Black Hearts – Majoring in the Arts
  16. Wizard Rifle – Tears Won’t Soften Steel
  17. Jarad Miles – Lazy Old Sun
  18. BOOM! – Onomatopoeia
  19. the Ascetic Junkies – (Don’t) Panic
  20. Death Songs – Wounds**

Disc 2

  1. Viva Voce – Analog Woodland Song
  2. the BellBoys – Somethin’ In My Mind
  3. Headphone Party – Strictly Stuntin’**
  4. Witch Mountain – Veil of the Forgotten
  5. Langhorne Slim & the Law – Past Lives (live)**
  6. Sex Life – I Want You**
  7. Swahili – Soma
  8. Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Thought Ballune
  9. Point Juncture, WA – When You Wake Up It’s Today
  10. the Woodlands – In the Dark on Monday (Heavy Hands Remix)
  11. the angry orts – the Trend**
  12. Quiet Countries – A Teeth Cutting**
  13. Living Proof – Caddy Music
  14. Johnny Reno & the Vicemachine – Be Gorgeous & Be Gone**
  15. Mojave Bird – Roan Wolf**
  16. Blouse – Into Black
  17. On the Stairs – Stand
  18. 1939 Ensemble – Espérer**
  19. Ben Darwish – Under the Bright Red Sky
  20. the Minders – Needle Doll**
  21. Drew Grow – King On Your Throne

**Previously Unreleased Tracks

The 2010 Compilation

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Disc 1

  1. Tope & Epp ft. Illmaculate – The Basics
  2. AgesandAges – No Nostalgia**
  3. Nucular Aminals – Oooh Kill Ooooh
  4. Deelay Ceelay – Tange Rine**
  5. Kelli Schaefer – City Morgue
  6. Menomena – Five Little Rooms**
  7. paper/upper/cuts – El Ranchero Tejano**
  8. Light for Fire – The Letters**
  9. JonnyX & the Groadies – The Upheaval on Titan
  10. Fruition – Never Again
  11. Beyoung, Empire, Lost Poet, Mr. Flea – My Hip Hop Is Breathing
  12. Typhoon – Starting Over (Bad Habits)
  13. the angry orts – bodyblood**
  14. Trio Subtonic – Bombast
  15. Death Songs – Let This Body Go
  16. Mean Jeans – Steve Don’t Party No More
  17. Mike Coykendall – Flatlands
  18. The Mint Chicks – Bad Buzz
  19. Aan – Wet & Dripping
  20. Sean Flinn & the Royal We – Patient Heart

Disc 2

  1. Hockey – Mercenary Days
  2. ioa – Boxcar Children
  3. Ocean Age – Dalvik Tide
  4. Boy Eats Drum Machine – Hoop & Wire
  5. Breakfast Mountain – Tramm**
  6. Nick Jaina – Sleep, Child
  7. Strength – Marianne**
  8. Andrew Oliver Sextet – Only A Quality Lime for Eric Gruber
  9. Blitzen Trapper – Look My Way**
  10. MY-G – Don’t Look Down on Me
  11. Transient – Pythia Misunderstood
  12. Brainstorm – Battling Giants
  13. Dharma Bums – Too Many Days Gone**
  14. Laura Veirs – Wide-Eyed, Legless
  15. Talkdemonic – Midcentury Motion**
  16. The Great Mundane – Pulling Weeds**
  17. Y La Bamba – Juniper**
  18. Peacock Dreams – Peacock Dreams
  19. Nice Nice – See Waves
  20. A Weather – Giant Stairs

**Previously Unreleased Tracks

The 2009 Compilation

Artwork: Dylan McConnell


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PDX Pop Now! is thrilled to announce the track list for the 2009 Compilation. As always, we feel that this compilation represents a variety of both new and well-know Portland artists. We hope you like it as much as we do!
The compilation will be released on June 4. The compilation will be available for purchase ($8) at local retail outlets and online at CD Baby. Proceeds from sales of the album go towards funding the festival and the rest of our activities.

Disc 1

  1. The Mint Chicks — Hot on Your Heels
  2. At Dusk — For A Reason
  3. aed & Quiet Countries — Moving Day
  4. M. Ward — For Beginners
  5. Luck-One and Dekk — The Coolax
  6. Dirty Mittens — The Dock
  7. Ethan Rose & Laura Gibson — Sun
  8. Third Angle New Music Ensemble performing Bryan Johanson — The Rat Catcher’s Dance
  9. The Thermals — You Dissolve
  10. Thrones — Trmph Lfe
  11. Mirah — Generosity
  12. Magic Johnson — Las Malas
  13. Chilly Willy — Grab and Glow
  14. Ravishers — Keep You Around
  15. Silentist — Hex
  16. Dykeritz — Chasing the Wheel Away
  17. Explode Into Colors — Paper (Hot Sax Version)
  18. The Cysts — Human Garbage
  19. Caleb Klauder — Can I Go Home with You
  20. Plankton Wat — Dawn of the Golden Eternity
  21. Chervona — Reality Show

Disc 2

  1. Jared Mees And The Grown Children — The Tallest Building In Hell
  2. What’s Up? — Seasoning’s Greeting
  3. Blue Skies for Black Hearts — Jenny and Steve
  4. Starfucker — Boy Toy
  5. Lightheaded — HardRock
  6. Grouper — Rising Height
  7. Lovers — Igloos For Ojos
  8. Sandpeople — Hate Aside
  9. Blue Giant — Target Heart
  10. Cootie Platoon — Divided
  11. Benoît Pioulard — Idyll
  12. Ah Holly Fam’ly — EIEIO
  13. Breakfast Mountain — J Hollerday
  14. Gejius — Let Down
  15. Tara Jane O’Neil — Dig In (ft The Ecstatic Tambourine Orchestra)
  16. MY-G — Take Back Our City (ft Liv Warfield)
  17. Bird Announced Land — Sweet Dreams
  18. Blue Cranes — Broken Windmills
  19. The Taxpayers — Black Batons

The 2008 Compilation

Artwork: Emek


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This two-disc collection, a rich – though by no means exhaustive – sampling of our city’s vibrant music community, serves up both rare treats from artists you probably know well and tantalizing bites from names you’ll probably want to get to know a lot better. The compilation is available for purchase ($8) at local retail outlets and online at CD Baby. Proceeds from sales of the album go towards funding the festival and the rest of our activities. Special thanks to “CD Forge”:http://www.cdforge.com/ for manufacturing the CDs, “Stumptown Printers”:http://www.stumptownprinters.com/ for printing the packaging, “Emek”:http://www.emek.net/ for the amazing artwork, “Gus Elg at Sky Onion”:http://www.skyonion.com/ for the mastering, and all the artists for donating their wonderful music. If you have any thoughts, comments or questions, please send the “comp committee”:mailto:compilation@pdxpopnow.com an e-mail.

Disc 1

  1. Au — Are Animals
  2. Blue Cranes — S.T.I.L.L.
  3. Meth Teeth — Unemployment Forever
  4. The Joggers — Golden Wage
  5. A Weather — Spiders, Snakes
  6. New Bloods — Oh, Deadly Nightshade!
  7. Portland Cello Project feat. Heather Broderick — For Misty
  8. Copacrescent — Do My Thing
  9. Y La Bamba — Fasting in San Francisco
  10. Valet — We Went There
  11. Strength — Wilderness
  12. Swim Swam Swum — Not in Your Way
  13. Andy Combs and The Moth — Let’s Ride
  14. Still Pending — Drivin’ to California
  15. Yellow Swans — Velvet Water
  16. Kelli Schaefer — Lasso the Moon
  17. Nick Caceres — The Victorian Hoedown
  18. Blitzen Trapper — Crushing the Wheat
  19. Sandpeople — The Count
  20. Panther — Puerto Rican Jukebox (Lips and Ribs Remix)

Disc 2

  1. Devin Phillips — Frenchmen Street Strut
  2. Bodhi — Nadine
  3. SubArachnoid Space — Honorable Mention
  4. Fist Fite — Grandma Surprise
  5. Braille — The IV
  6. Eliot Rose — Brightness and the Blood
  7. Pseudosix — Apathy & Excess
  8. Horse Feathers — Road to Ruin
  9. Hey Lover — She’s the Girl for Me
  10. Dragging an Ox Through Water — Houses & Homonculi
  11. Southern Belle — Sunnyside
  12. Pink Martini — Hey Eugene (Watch Your Back)
  13. YACHT — Ring the Bell (Premix)
  14. Living Proof feat. Liv Warfield — Sky High City (Bluebird)
  15. Faux Hoax — Foxworthy
  16. JonnyX and the Groadies — Castle/Face
  17. The Woodlands — Until the Day Dims
  18. Chromatics — Night Drive
  19. Talkdemonic — Silvertone
  20. Guidance Counselor — Pull Over


The 2007 Compilation

Artwork: “Dan Stiles”:http://www.danstiles.com/


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Disc 1

  1. Swim Swam Swum — Without Your French
  2. Lips and Ribs — Battle in Nagoya
  3. Modernstate — SSMF
  4. Menomena — Wet and Rusting
  5. Syndel — Lemme Hear It
  6. World Court — Maps
  7. The Hand That Bleeds — Shattered Love Trance
  8. The Ocean Floor — A Simple Adventure
  9. Laura Gibson — Come by Storm
  10. Mirah and Spectratone International — Community
  11. Evolutionary Jass Band — Phyllis’ Frindge
  12. Old Time Relijun — The Tightest Cage
  13. Black Elk — Toss You to the Wolves
  14. Ethan Rose — Ceiling Song 3 (Excerpt)
  15. Lifesavas — No Surprise
  16. Alela Diane — Up North
  17. YACHT — See a Penny (Pick it Up)
  18. Starfucker — Rawnald Gregory Erickson the Second
  19. Colin Meloy (of The Decemberists) — Culling of the Fold

Disc 2

  1. Junkface — ATAMAKATAHIZAASHI
  2. Kristin Hersh — Blackstone
  3. Sweater! — Mediterranean
  4. Panther — How Well Can You Swim?
  5. Ohmega Watts — 4 Days in Geneva
  6. Run On Sentence — Carrie Pt. II
  7. Exploding Hearts — (Making) Teenage Faces
  8. Derby — If Ever There’s a Reason
  9. The Hugs — North
  10. Eric John Kaiser — L’Odyssee
  11. Ferocious Eagle — Bastards
  12. The Better to See You With — Garden
  13. Hungry Mob — To the People
  14. Klezmocracy — Hava Netze B’machol
  15. Wilding & AED — Broken Branches
  16. The Robot Ate Me — Empty Feelings
  17. Alan Singley — Never Knew
  18. Nice Boys — Johnny Guitar
  19. 31Knots — Sanctify
  20. White Rainbow — Mystic Prism
  21. The Shaky Hands — Soul

The 2006 Compilation

Artwork: Mike King


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Disc 1

  1. Blitzen Trapper — On A Dime
  2. The Thermals — Product Placement
  3. Sweater! — Kill It Now
  4. Siren’s Echo — All My
  5. Stephen Malkmus — Mets To Infinity
  6. The Joggers — We’ve Been Talked Down
  7. Toothfairy — Camp Hormones
  8. Menomena — Shirt
  9. Leviethan — This Town That Town
  10. Treva Jackson — Drive
  11. Talkdemonic — Ending The Orange Glow
  12. Vursatyl (of Lifesavas) — Mr. Gusto
  13. The Planet The — Dreams of Your Co-Workers
  14. Tea For Julie — Pollyanna
  15. Tara Jane O’Neil — Bluelight Room
  16. The Shaky Hands — The Sleepless
  17. LKN — Circumstance
  18. Paint and Copter — Manzier
  19. Horse Feathers — Finch on Saturday
  20. Nice Nice — Down, Down, Down Pt. 1

Disc 2

  1. Rocketship — Our New Track
  2. Blue Skies for Black Hearts — Here Comes the Rain
  3. Junior Private Detective — Aftermath
  4. The Kingdom — Higher
  5. Hello Damascus — Randy
  6. Laura Gibson — Hands in Pockets
  7. Colin Meloy — Barbara Allen
  8. Electric Ill — Nurban Gowns
  9. Viva Voce — From the Devil Himself
  10. Ms. Su’ad — Sweat the Design
  11. The Blow — Babay (Eat a Critter, Feel It’s Wrath)
  12. Copy — Closet Face
  13. Chevron — Cylvia Poggili
  14. Small Sails — Aftershocks + Afterthoughts
  15. We Quit — We Looked Around
  16. Jackie-O Motherfucker — Hey! Mr. Sky
  17. Cool Nuts — More Than Music
  18. Swimmers — Hot Pocket
  19. Mach Fourth Marching Band — Space Hole

The 2005 Compilation

Artwork: “Tyler Stout”:http://www.tstout.com/


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Disc 1

  1. Sleater-Kinney — Rollercoaster
  2. The Minders — I’m So Low
  3. Mirah — While We Have The Sun (4-track home)
  4. The Blow — Pile of Gold
  5. Nice Nice — Uh-Oh
  6. Dolorean — To Destruction
  7. Swords — Radio Radio
  8. Please Step Out of the Vehicle — Clawz
  9. Desert City Soundtrack — Second Sickness
  10. Holy Sons — Evil Falls
  11. Modern State — Windows & Walls
  12. YACHT — Daydreams With Daffodils (Stepperz Remix)
  13. Glass Candy — Lovin’ Machine
  14. 31 Knots — No Sound
  15. Copy — Just Expect
  16. Toothfairy — Why’d You Have to Die?
  17. Point Line Plane — Descender
  18. Alan Singley — These Trees Are For Resting
  19. Talkdemonic — Mountaintops in Caves
  20. Spooky Dance Band — Chemical Reaction

Disc 2

  1. Viva Voce — Alive With Pleasure
  2. The Gossip — It’s Over
  3. The Thermals — God and Country (live)
  4. Blues Goblins — A Plague Upon the White House
  5. Menomena — Sista Social Theme Song
  6. Die Monitr Batss — Gore Appeal
  7. Lkn — To An Angel on No Condition
  8. Myg feat. Mikah 9, Sleep — The Untold Story
  9. M. Ward — Hi-Fi
  10. Sexton Blake — Emma
  11. Sunset Valley — Smallest Man
  12. The Snuggle Ups — Move your Body
  13. Shicky Gnarowitz and the Transparent Wings of Joy — Freilechs Von Der Chuppe
  14. Wet Confetti — Laughing Gasping
  15. Jessica Jones — What We’ll Admit
  16. Binary Dolls — I Am the Only Master of the Ten-Key
  17. Point Juncture, WA — Cardboard Box
  18. Norfolk & Western — A Gilded Age
  19. Cajun Gems — Homebody
  20. The Helio Sequence — All of These Things
  21. The Decemberists — From My Own True Love (Lost at Sea) (Demo)

The 2004 Compilation

Artwork: “Guy Burwell”:http://www.guyburwell.com/


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Disc 1

  1. The Thermals — How We Know
  2. YACHT — I Love A Computer
  3. Binary Dolls — El Paso
  4. The Helio Sequence — Don’t Look Away
  5. Libretto (featuring Lifesavas) — Volume
  6. talkdemonic — mutiny sunshine
  7. Lack Thereof — Let U Down As Good As I Did
  8. Loch Lomond — Sourire
  9. The Joggers — No Dice
  10. Sarah Dougher — Oh My Glory
  11. Jeremy Wilson — Angel in a Box
  12. Pseudosix — Run Rebel
  13. M. Ward — Vincent O’Brien
  14. Tea For Julie — Hello
  15. Viva Voce — Red D-Lish
  16. Corrina Repp — Lost at Sea
  17. The Sensualists — You Are Love
  18. The Decemberists — Here I Dreamt I Was an Architect

Disc 2

  1. The Shins — Turn a Square
  2. The Planet The — Toledo Vader
  3. Davies vs. Dresch — My Friend is My Hairstylist
  4. Alarmist — Bikini Apocalypse
  5. Blitzen Trapper — Pink Padded Slippers
  6. Per Se — Adelaide
  7. Orange & Allred — Milk Slippers
  8. Quasi — 23 & 24
  9. Tara Jane O’Neil — Famous Yellow Belly
  10. Swords — Immigracion
  11. e*rock — living, breathing, etc
  12. Wow & Flutter — Voice of Reason
  13. Wet Confetti — Apple Disaster
  14. Kind of Like Spitting — In the Red
  15. System and Station — The Art of Letting Go
  16. Sunset Valley — Mr. Extreme Jeans
  17. Lifesavas — Skeletons

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