Posts Tagged ‘Portugal. The Man’

Portugal. The Man Makes “Endangered” Song For the Sumatran Tiger

Today is Earth Day, and Portugal. The Man is making moves for the animals. They’ve partnered with Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute and recorded an song to raise awareness about the endangered Sumatran Tiger. There... Read more »

Portugal. The Man: 10 Songs We’re Listening To Right Now

Portugal. The Man can rock out, but they've also got ties to hip-hop (just check the Danny Brown/Jake One remix of "Modern Jesus" or read what lead singer John Gourley had to say about Wu-Tang.) So... Read more »

Portugal. The Man – “Modern Jesus (Mike D of Beastie Boys Remix)”

Portugal. The Man’s anthemic “Modern Jesus” has been remixed by one of the band’s idols, Mike D of the Beastie Boys. Mike Gourley (of PTM) told The Fader, “The dude is a Beatle, in our book,” and... Read more »

Portugal. The Man – “Modern Jesus (Alt-J Remix)”

Portugal. The Man‘s “Modern Jesus” has inspired quite a number of remixes, and today, we get one from Alt-J‘s Thom Green (note: not this Tom Green). Adding a dreamy, wobbly feel to the original, Thom’s remix... Read more »

Portugal. The Man ft. Danny Brown – “Evil Friends (Jake One Remix)”

We’re used to hearing Danny Brown over all kinds of production, from chaotic electronic soundscapes to more traditional hip-hop beats, but we’ve never heard him over something quite like this, and surprise—Danny Brown’s versatile delivery makes... Read more »

Video: Portugal. The Man – “Modern Jesus”

Sometimes you watch a music video of a bunch of band members standing around playing their dumb instruments and you wonder why anyone in the world thought that would be a good idea for a music... Read more »

Portugal. The Man Mashed Up With Biggie, Jay Z, Kanye West, and More

Portugal. The Man‘s John Gourley is a fan of hip-hop. This might not be immediately obvious when you press play on the band’s latest album, Evil Friends, but it makes sense. The Danger Mouse production hits... Read more »

15 of the Best Falsettos in Music Right Now

In Italy during the mid 16th Century, an entirely new kind of vocalist began to emerge due to the popularity of falsetto–the castrato. Castrati were men with the voices of angels. Their light, airy, falsetto tones... Read more »

Watch Portugal. The Man Perform on Conan

Portugal. The Man have been busy promoting their latest album, Evil Friends, and last night the band stopped by Conan to perform two songs off the record. During the actual broadcast, the group performed their single... Read more »

Portugal. The Man – “Purple Yellow Red & Blue (Passion Pit Remix)”

Portugal. The Man‘s “Purple Yellow Red & Blue” is a high-flying anthem—the kind that makes you want to take your shirt off, dance on a table, and throw something at someone’s face. For this remix, Passion... Read more »

John Gourley: The Man Behind Portugal. The Man

John Gourley, The Man behind Portugal. The Man sits across from me at a deserted table in a back corner of Complex’s Manhattan office. "We just wanted to make something that was The Beatles meets Wu-Tang,"... Read more »

Portugal, The Man – “Purple Yellow Red and Blue (Two Inch Punch Remix)”

Portugal. The Man’s slow absorption into the world of electronica continues today with a remix of “Purple Yellow Red and Blue.” The deed is done by London’s Ben Ash aka Two Inch Punch, and he does... Read more »

Watch Portugal. The Man Perform “Purple Yellow Red and Blue” on Jimmy Fallon

Portugal. The Man have released their latest album, Evil Friends through Atlantic Records and they performed one of the singles from the record “Purple Yellow Red and Blue” on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon last night.... Read more »

Stream Portugal. The Man’s New Album “Evil Friends” a Week Early

Portugal. The Man are on the cusp of releasing what looks to be their most intriguing album yet, Evil Friends is out June 4 on Atlantic, but Tumblr is offering a stream of the record ahead... Read more »

Video: Portugal. The Man – “Atomic Man”

The other night I saw Portugal. The Man perform in New York City. The biggest surprise—aside from two Beatles covers and an insane laser show—was the fact that over half of the audience seemed to know every word... Read more »