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Podcast 129: Strategy—A Rainy Night in Portland: A Selection of Past and Present Portland Music

All month long, our City Guide podcast series has been crisscrossing the US and highlighting the sounds of some of our favorite cities. This week, we check in with the eclectic sounds of Portland, courtesy of Strategy, who we convinced to take a break from finishing up his forthcoming album on kranky to represent for the City of Roses. In true Portland fashion, his A Rainy Night in Portland mix is completely off the wall and true to the city's DIY spirit, juxtaposing noise and quirky dance numbers with leftfield pop, hip-hop, indie rock, and dub. Oh yeah, the mix was also assembled using vinyl only. You can't get much more Portland than that.

01 Watty Burnett "Rainy Night in Portland" (Black Ark)
02 Strategy/DJ Slip "Drumsolo's Revenge Remix" (ORAC)
03 Atole "Dirty Bird" (Community Library)
04 Nu Shooz "I Can't Wait" (Atlantic)
05 Solenoid "Ingrid" (audraglint)
06 Jungle Nausea "Uniform" (Inner Mystique)
07 Reanimator "Blown Subidah" (Community Library)
08 Lifesavas "Headexercise" (Quannum)
09 Nice Nice "See Waves" (Warp)
10 Portland Bike Ensemble "unknown" (Olde English Spelling Bee)
11 Jefrey Leighton Brown "Prayer for Earth" (Jaffe)
12 Daniel Menche "Vulgar Scratch" (Gender-less Kibbutz)
13 Operative "Pulse" (Ecstasy)
14 Strategy "World House" (Community Library)
15 Miracles Club "Chango" (Leech Remix)" (Ecstasy)
16 The Ash Street Peddlers "U Dubbed Me" (Flooded)
17 Hedford Vachal "Toys" (Tirk)

6 comments Strategy—A Rainy Night in Portland: A Selection of Past and Present Portland Music

Nude Photo Music (not verified) Wrote

Thu, 03/25/2010 - 09:50

You can't have a podcast about Portland without mentioning Nude Photo Music! www.nudephotomusic.com

Anonymous (not verified) Wrote

Fri, 03/26/2010 - 07:19

Zuri Camille de Souza (not verified) Wrote

Tue, 03/30/2010 - 09:33

I LIKE :)

GOo (not verified) Wrote

Wed, 03/31/2010 - 11:29

killer

hariboy (not verified) Wrote

Sun, 04/04/2010 - 10:05

NEW ALBUM COMING??? You just made my day :-) great mix as well! Im a fiend for Strategy's stuff

ianobe (not verified) Wrote

Mon, 04/05/2010 - 12:46

Ambassador!

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