A diverse set of instrumental stories with brilliant live moments from Máscaras
A stunning, soul-filled record from Ural Thomas & The Pain
A split record from three of Portland’s finest bands, recorded at one of Portland’s finest house venues.
an immersive, heartfelt record from Portland folk-rockers Alialujah Choir
A freaky, fun, rock record from Portland’s own Psychomagic.
A phenomenal live record from one of Portland’s most promising young bands.
A soulful live record from San Francisco indie rockers Social Studies
A powerful live record from Portland grunge-rock heroes The Ghost Ease
A terrific live record from Portland garage rock stalwarts.
A swaggering live set from a brilliant Seattle rock duo
A powerful duo create layers upon layers of intertwining and overlapping complex rhythms and sounds.
A fitting testament to one of Portland’s best new bands.
A uniquely haunting, psychedelic live record from new Boise friends.
The final live record from one of our favorite bands.
A brilliant live performance from a gifted folk duo.
Dreamy synth-pop from a cooler future.
One of Portland’s most distinctive bands delivers a captivating live performance.
Seattle’s Fox and The Law brings their brand of blistering guitar rock to Portland in this live album at the Banana Stand.
The Woolen Men return to the Banana Stand for a second live album, years after becoming one of our favorite bands.
Spookies are long-time buds with members in a variety of important Portland bands. Don’t miss this record.
Heavier and weirder than local Americana or folk, and with more folk and gospel influences than Portland’s indie-rock offerings, Modern Kin has a sound purely its own.
A modern alt. country record by a team of extremely talented musicians and fronted by Banana Stand’s master of sound, Chris Vita.
Some of the best young talents in Portland account for one of Banana Stand’s best releases.
Initially only available to audiences on Alameda’s European tour, the live record is now available world-wide!
We’re so fucking thrilled to released Gaytheist – Live from the Banana Stand!
A phenomenal live record from a band Willamette Week describes as “A glimpse into what would have happened if the mothership had crash-landed in Nigeria in 1977.”
Brownish Black is your new favorite soul band. But, don’t take our word for it, check out their live record.
An impressive performance from one of the most promising bands in Portland’s power-pop scene.
Banana Stand is proud to release the first full-length live record from San Francisco’s Tartufi.
One of the best live albums to ever come out of the Banana Stand, Radiation City’s 2012 set is now available for all to enjoy!
We’re proud to release Vol. 2 of our live compilation, featuring Radiation City, And And And, The We Shared Milk, Speaker Minds, Minden and many more!
Old Age is a great band and we’re proud to release this album with them. They also make our t-shirts!
The Morals played a fantastic set and we’re happy to finally share it with the world!
The man known as Sam Humans has been one our favorite artists and a treasure in the Portland music community for years.
Ever since we heard And And And we’ve wanted to record a live set from the group. Now our dreams is yours come true too.
A great live record from one of our favorite new bands in Portland: Minden.
One of our most anticipated releases yet, Animal Eyes – Live from the Banana Stand will be available on Feb. 19th, 2013 after nearly a year’s wait!
We kick off 2013 with a great album from Grandparents, one of WWeek’s 2012 Best New Bands, and a stellar psychedelic live band.
Tango Alpha Tango is ridiculously great, and this live album is going to knock your socks off.
Tiger House is back with a new live album!
Our first live record from Banana Stand’s house band.
We have affection for lots of bands in the scene. But, as this is the third live album we’ve put out from The We Shared Milk, you know they are sort of our dudes.
Check out our latest live album: Sama Dams – Live from the Banana Stand!
An incredible live performance from a slamming summer night, Speaker Minds- Live from the Banana Stand is now available.
A treasure held in the Banana Stand vault for two years, now available now for the first time!
The No Tomorrow Boys – Live from the Banana Stand is available for a pay-what-you-want download. Preview “Rosie Rose” to hear what this awesome 18-track album sounds like.
No Kind of Rider played a blistering set in 2011 for our special Halloween show. Download it now for pay-what-you-want!
With their Live from the Banana Stand album, Fanno Creek provides the best evidence yet for their status as one of the best new bands in Portland music.
Post-rock from a band on the rise. Forest Park – Live from the Banana Stand, after the jump.
Jack Ruby Presents – Live from the Banana Stand is now available to check out online!
Our first show of 2012 treated us to an early look at one of Portland’s most talented new bands. Check out Log Across the Washer live, after the jump.
A 20-track sampler of some of the best Banana Stand has to offer. Pay-what-you-want, after the jump.
Arresting surf-rock ballads, recorded before a live audience. Download Youth – Live from the Banana Stand, after the jump.
Live experimental post-rock from some of our favorites.
One of our best sets yet from staples of the Portland indie scene.
A staple of the Portland scene, live in your favorite basement. Download Destroy Nate Allen – Live from the Banana Stand, after the break.
A Banana Stand record that shook the house like none before it: Sons of Huns – Live from the Banana Stand.
Excellent dance music, recorded live — after the jump.
Hey, let’s (try to) record a concept album in a day. Featuring Prizzy Prizzy Please.
We’re proud to release Talkative as our first full-length live album of 2012.
A terrific album from a great young band. Download Towering Trees – Live from the Banana Stand, after the break.
More from the Seattle scene. The Titans of Industry – Live from the Banana Stand, after the jump.
Seattle power-pop at its finest. A Million Years Ago – Live from the Banana Stand, go grab it.
One of our favorite bands in Portland, and one of our favorite live albums. Grab it up!
Keeping with our release-a-week rollout in October, we’re happy to present a live album from Bombs Into You!
The Banana Stand is proud to present our second live release with one of our favorite bands in town. Tiger House returns to the Banana Stand, after the jump.
Now available for a pay-what-you-want download, we’re proud to release the live Halloween album from Slutty Hearts!
The second live album from The We Shared Milk!
The Empty – Live from the Banana Stand, the first album from our epic 2010 NYE show, will be released on September 20th. Are you ready?
Ether Circus are totally serious about delivering a great live performance while also not being very serious. This makes them our favorite type of band, and, this, one of our favorite live albums.
Diverse influences and sound, and welcome sonic diversity in our release lineup. Check out The Big Ideas – Live from the Banana Stand, after the jump.
The Hague is a great band, and this is a great album. You should download it. I mean, like, right now.
The Silent Numbers – Live from the Banana Stand is an excellent live album in every sense. Download it. You’ll love it.
One of the earliest, best live albums produced by the ‘Stand, available for the first time in its entirety. Grab it!
The night Modernstate recorded was a key moment in our documentation project’s history. Download the live album Modernstate – Live from the Banana Stand, after the jump.
There are so many talented bands that come to play at The Banana Stand that I don’t want to pick a favorite. But, if I had to pick, it might be Soft Paws.
A great live performance from a staple of the Portland scene.
Alex Arrowsmith is so fucking cool, I don’t think you understand. Alex has played more times at The Banana Stand than anyone else because he’s so awesome.
It’s with great pleasure that we share the live sounds of Deer or the Doe along with Spy Island in the March 27th Split.
The duo of Kathy and Jessie (The Nextdoor Neighbors) made a dynamic and powerful music force that was both honest and accessible.
A traditional folk band with songs about alien robots will come to Earth and guide humanity into the next stage of evolution.
Asteroid M is a thrash-pop group that is high in energy and youth appeal, literally. The guys brought out one of the biggest crowds we’ve ever had, and then they rocked super-fucking-hard.
“Constantina does not give a single fuck about being adorable on the Internet. It’s a damn good thing too. Her music is born out of originality, raw emotions, and a forgotten time when wolves and crows spoke to humans.”
“Manla’s vision for Jippedo was strange, wonderful, and a little haunting. His was one of those bands that exist outside a genre. It’s metal hillbilly? Spastic opera grunge? Carnival math rock? Whatever you call it, it’s good.”
“We had this infant idea, this experiment, and Lonesome Radio Heart proved it worked, that it was true – live music is something worth sharing.”
Alex Arrowsmith rules!
Yeah Great Fine – Live from the Banana Stand is now available for pay-what-you-want! What are you waiting for? Grab it up!
Prizzy came thousands of miles to record this – listen to it, you ungrateful so-and-so.
Whose house? Tiger’s house!
The first live album with an audience that we put out by our lonesome, back when the band was just a duo.
Recorded live, one take at a time, then turned into an album.