PORTUGAL. THE MAN
Genre: Rock, Indie Rock
Formed in 2004 in Wasilla, Alaska, Portugal. The Man grew out of the ashes of Anatomy of a Ghost, a post-hardcore band whose vocalist and guitarist, Gourley and Zach Carothers, respectively, opted to continue working together. They have performed at SXSW, Bonnaroo, and Lollapalooza, and have opened for The Black Keys. The group has picked up various band mates along the way and have released seven LP’s, most recently, Evil Friends, with Atlantic Records producer Brian Burton, aka Danger Mouse.
Genre: Alternative, Indie Rock, Psychedelic Rock
Grouplove played their first live show in Los Angeles in May 2010 and later that year went on tour with for Florence and the Machine and then with Joy Formidable. By November, Nylon Magazine had recognized Grouplove in their "2010 Best New Bands” list. The band released Never Trust A Happy Song in 2011, found new fans at Coachella, Sasquatch, and Bonnaroo music festivals, and just released their second album Spreading Rumours last fall.