The Portland-by-way-of-Alaska experimental quartet Portugal. The Man has an excellent new record out called American Ghetto -- right now you can stream/download the entire album on their MySpace page. The band is also on a tour right now that will hit Neumos this Friday, June 26. Want to check it out for free? Of course you do. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org by 2pm tomorrow to be entered in a drawing for a pair of free tickets.
Also check out this preview of PTM's upcoming video for "Guns and Dogs." The clip was shot in Seattle, and if that golden goddess looks familiar, that's because it's Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band's Traci Eggleston: