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Alameda - Live from the Banana Stand

Alameda - Live from the Banana Stand; available June 10, 2014 at bananastandmedia.com, bandcamp, CD Baby, iTunes, and more. Listen »

Gaytheist - Live from the Banana Stand

We're so fucking thrilled to released Gaytheist - Live from the Banana Stand! Listen »

Polyrhythmics - 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." Listen »

Brownish Black - Live from the Banana Stand

Brownish Black is your new favorite soul band. But, don't take my word for it, check out their live record. Listen »

Radiation City - Live from the Banana Stand

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! Listen »

Live from the Banana Stand Vol. 2

We're proud to release Vol. 2 of our live and local compilation, featuring Radiation City, And And And, The We Shared Milk, Speaker Minds, Minden and many more! Listen »

Old Age - Live from the Banana Stand

Old Age - Live from the Banana Stand is available on July 16, 2013! Listen »

And And And - Live from the Banana Stand

Ever since we heard And And And we've wanted to record a live set from the group, so it's fitting that the band's live album marks a significant milestone for the Banana Stand in our new partnership with CD Baby. Listen »

Good Band Is Good - Episode 11 - The Thermals

The Thermals join us to talk about their new album, the history of the band, and what its like to be a band of their fame. Listen »

Good Band is Good - Episode 10 - Sallie Ford

Frontwoman of Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside, Sallie Ford, joins us to talk about her band's new album "Untamed Beast." Listen »

Grandparents - Live from the Banana Stand

We kick off 2013 with a great album from Grandparents, one of WWeek's 2012 Best New Bands, and a stellar psychedelic live band. Listen »

The We Shared Milk - Live from the Banana Stand 2012

The We Shared Milk are my favorite band to see play live in Portland. I consider this to be one of the best live sets we've ever recorded. If you need other reasons you should download this live album -- which is FREE, by the way -- well, I don't know what else I can do for you. Listen »

Speaker Minds - Live from the Banana Stand

An incredible live performance from a slamming summer night, Speaker Minds- Live from the Banana Stand is now available. Listen »

Fanno Creek - Live from the Banana Stand

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. Listen »

Live from the Banana Stand - Vol. 1

A 20-track sampler of some of the best Banana Stand has to offer. Pay-what-you-want, after the jump. Listen »

Youth - Live from the Banana Stand

Arresting surf-rock ballads, recorded before a live audience. Download Youth - Live from the Banana Stand, after the jump. Listen »

The Angry Orts - Live from the Banana Stand

One of our best sets yet from staples of the Portland indie scene. Listen »

Sons of Huns - Live from the Banana Stand

A Banana Stand record that shook the house like none before it: Sons of Huns - Live from the Banana Stand. Listen »

Talkative - Live from the Banana Stand

We're proud to release Talkative as the first full-length live album of 2012. Listen »

Towering Trees - Live from the Banana Stand

A terrific album from a great young band. Download Towering Trees - Live from the Banana Stand, after the break. Listen »

The Woolen Men - Live from the Banana Stand

One of our favorite bands in Portland, and one of our favorite live albums. Grab it up! Listen »

Broken Arm - Live from the Banana Stand

Some of the sweetest-sounding live alt-country you'll ever hear. Listen »

The CRY! - Live from the Banana Stand

An impressive performance from one of the most promising bands in Portland's power-pop scene. Listen »

Tartufi - Live from the Banana Stand

Banana Stand is proud to release the first full-length live record from San Francisco's Tartufi. Listen »

The Morals - Live from the Banana Stand

The Morals played a fantastic set and we're happy to finally share it with the world! Listen »

Sam Humans - Live from the Banana Stand

It's with great pleasure that we release Sam Humans - Live from the Banana Stand! An intimate performance from a well-respected member of the independent music community, we're proud to present the second live recording from the man known as Sam Humans. Listen »

Good Band is Good - Episode 13 - Gaytheist

Hi, this is Good Band is Good, a podcast about music in Portland, Oregon. In this episode, Jason Rivera, Tim Hoff, and Nicholas Parks join the podcast to talk about the Portland music scene, their band Gaytheist, and their new record, Hold Me... But Not So Tight. Listen »

Good Band is Good - Episode 12 - Radiation City

Hi, this is Good Band is Good, a podcast about music in Portland, Oregon. In this episode, Randy Bemrose and Cameron Spies from Radiation City join the podcast to talk about getting started in music, growing up as a band, and their new record Animals in the Median. Listen »

Minden - Live from the Banana Stand

A great live record from one of our favorite new bands in Portland: Minden. Listen »

Animal Eyes - Live from the Banana Stand

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! Listen »

Good Band is Good - Episode 9 - Nate Carson

Nate Carson of Witch Mountain joins this episode of Good Band Is Good. Listen »

Tango Alpha Tango - Live from the Banana Stand

Tango Alpha Tango is ridiculously great, and this live album is going to knock your socks off. Listen »

Tiger House - Live from the Banana Stand NYE 2011

Tiger House is back with a new live album! Listen »

Good Band Is Good - Episode 8 - Matt King

Matt King of Mississippi Studios talks to Good Band Is Good about booking and rad music. Listen »

The Greater Midwest - Live from the Banana Stand

Our first live record from Banana Stand's house band. Listen »

SAMA DAMS - Live from the Banana Stand

Check out our latest live album: Sama Dams - Live from the Banana Stand! Listen »

Good Band is Good - Episode 7 - Randal Wyatt

In this episode of Good Band is Good, Randal Wyatt joins us to talk about hip hop in Portland, live hip hop, his solo work, and his band Speaker Minds. Listen »

Good Band is Good - Episode 6 - Pat Kearns

In this episode of Good Band Is Good we chat with Pat Kearns of Blue Skies for Black Hearts. Listen »

Good Band is Good - Episode 5 - Peter Hughes

Peter Hughes joins Good Band is Good to talk about metal, guitar, and his band Sons of Huns. Listen »

The Heligoats - Live from the Banana Stand

A treasure held in the Banana Stand vault for two years, now available now for the first time! Listen »

The No Tomorrow Boys - Live from the Banana Stand

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. Listen »

Good Band Is Good - Episode 4 - Hustle and Drone

Kirk Onstad and Ryan Neighbors join us to talk about starting something new, their earlier projects, and their band Hustle and Drone. Listen »

No Kind of Rider - Live from the Banana Stand

No Kind of Rider played a blistering set in 2011 for our special Halloween show. Download it now for pay-what-you-want! Listen »

Good Band Is Good - Episode 3 - Boone Howard

Boone Howard joins Good Band Is Good to talk about touring, being a working band, and the new album from The We Shared Milk. Listen »

Good Band Is Good - Episode 2 - Bim Ditson

In the second episode of Good Band Is Good, Bim Ditson joins us for an inspired night talking about his band, And And And, his musings on the Portland music scene, and Rigsketball. Listen »

Curious Hands - Live from the Banana Stand | 2010

Energetic, irreverent, and brisk, Curious Hands were one of the first Portland bands that I really loved. Why? Listen »

Forest Park - Live from the Banana Stand

Post-rock from a band on the rise. Forest Park - Live from the Banana Stand, after the jump. Listen »

Good Band Is Good - Episode 1 - Maggie Morris

Hello. Welcome to Good Band Is Good, a podcast about music happening in Portland, Oregon. Listen »

Jack Ruby Presents - Live from the Banana Stand

Jack Ruby Presents - Live from the Banana Stand is now available to check out online! Listen »

Log Across the Washer - Live from the Banana Stand

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. Listen »

The Polyps - Live from the Banana Stand

Live experimental post-rock from some of our favorites. Listen »

Destroy Nate Allen - Live from the Banana Stand

A staple of the Portland scene, live in your favorite basement. Download Destroy Nate Allen - Live from the Banana Stand, after the break. Listen »

Vanimal - Live from the Banana Stand

Excellent dance music, recorded live -- after the jump. Listen »

Roid Rage Against the Weight Machine

Hey, let's (try to) record a concept album in a day. Featuring Prizzy Prizzy Please. Listen »

The Titans of Industry - Live from the Banana Stand

More from the Seattle scene. The Titans of Industry - Live from the Banana Stand, after the jump. Listen »

A Million Years Ago - Live from the Banana Stand

Seattle power-pop at its finest. A Million Years Ago - Live from the Banana Stand, go grab it. Listen »

Bombs Into You - Live from The Banana Stand

Keeping with our release-a-week rollout in October, we're happy to present a live album from Bombs Into You! Listen »

Tiger House - Live from the Banana Stand 2011

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. Listen »

Slutty Hearts - Live from The Banana Stand

Now available for a pay-what-you-want download, we're proud to release the live Halloween album from Slutty Hearts! Listen »

The We Shared Milk - Live from The Banana Stand 2010

The second live album from The We Shared Milk is set to be released on September 27th, featuring the single "Modern Man & The Microwave," available now! Listen »

The Empty - Live from the Banana Stand

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? Listen »

Ether Circus - Live from the Banana Stand

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. Listen »

The Big Ideas - Live from the Banana Stand

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. Listen »

The Hague - Live from the Banana Stand

The Hague is a great band, and this is a great album. You should download it. I mean, like, right now. Listen »

The Silent Numbers - Live from the Banana Stand

The Silent Numbers - Live from the Banana Stand is an excellent live album in every sense. Download it. You'll love it. Listen »

Curious Hands - Live from the Banana Stand

One of the earliest, best live albums produced by the 'Stand, available for the first time in its entirety. Grab it! Listen »

Modernstate - Live from the Banana Stand

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. Listen »

Soft Paws - Live from the Banana Stand

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. Check them out in Soft Paws - Live from the Banana Stand, after the break. Listen »

Blue Skies for Black Hearts - Live from the Banana Stand

A great live performance from a staple of the Portland scene. Blue Skies for Black Hearts - Live from the Banana Stand: download it for pay-what-you-want, after the jump. Listen »

Alex Arrowsmith and his Pugs

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. We're proud to release Alex Arrowsmith live with his Pugs, who are also live, and also fucking cool. Dig it. Listen »

March 27th Split

Deer or the Doe was once of the first bands we ever recorded, and we've been happy to have them back to The Banana Stand on several occasions. The group rocks wicked hard, so it's with great pleasure that we're happy to share the live sounds of Deer or the Doe along with Spy Island in the March 27th Split, now available for pay-what-you-want in our online store. Listen »

The Nextdoor Neighbors - Live from the Banana Stand

The duo of Kathy and Jessie (The Nextdoor Neighbors) made a dynamic and powerful music force that was both honest and accessible. Listen »

Dr. Something and the Pipin’ Hot Love Engines

A traditional folk band whose songs often center around the idea that alien robots will someday come to Earth and guide humanity into the next stage of evolution, the band is a clever juxtaposition of old music with modern ideas. Listen »

Asteroid M

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. Listen »

Constantina

"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." Listen »

Jippedo

"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." Listen »

Lonesome Radio Heart

"We had this infant idea, this experiment, and Lonesome Radio Heart proved it worked, that it was true - live music is something worth sharing." Listen »

Alex Arrowsmith

Banana Stand Media is proud to release Alex Arrowsmith: Live from the Banana Stand! Recorded on April 12th, 2010, the album was mixed by Alex Arrowsmith. This live, independent album is available for a requested donation! We hope you'll help support this recording project and the artists involved in the process. Listen »

Yeah Great Fine - Live from the Banana Stand

Yeah Great Fine - Live from the Banana Stand is now available for pay-what-you-want! What are you waiting for? Grab it up! Listen »

Prizzy Prizzy Please

Banana Stand Media is proud to release Prizzy Prizzy Please: Live from the Banana Stand! Recorded on March 13th, 2009, the album was mixed by Nicholas Taplin. This live, independent album is available for free! We hope you'll help support this recording project and the artists involved in the process by telling people about this free album.. Listen »

Tiger House

Banana Stand Media is proud to release Tiger House: Live from the Banana Stand! Recorded on January 23rd, 2010, the album was mixed by Matt Thompson. This live, independent album is available for a request donation! We hope you'll help support this recording project and the artists involved in the process. Listen »

The We Shared Milk

Banana Stand Media is proud to release The We Shared Milk: Live from the Banana Stand! Recorded on January 24th, 2009, the album was mixed by Vic Lund. This live, independent album is available for a requested donation! We hope you'll help support this recording project and the artists involved in the process. Listen »

Ingredients the Band

Banana Stand Media is proud to release Ingredients the Band: Live at the Banana Stand! Recorded on May 3rd, 2009, the album was mixed by Ethan Pierce and Brian Wollen, mastered by Chris Munson. This live, independent album is available for a requested donation! We hope you'll help support this recording project and the artists involved in the process. Listen »