Live Video: The Shivas

Live Video, Local Music, Audioasis
12/19/2014
Janice Headley
The Shivas // photo by Amber Zbitnoff

How does K Records label impresario Calvin Johnson feel about Pink Floyd? DJ Sharlese may not get the local legend to reveal how he feels, but one thing we know for sure is that he loves Portland surf-rockers The Shivas. Not only has he released the young band's fourth album You Know What To Do on K, but he also recorded and mixed it on a vintage 16-track tape machine befitting to their retro-influenced sound. The quartet keep the Northwest garage rock tradition alive in this fantastic performance on KEXP's Audioasis. Watch, and keep an eye out for a Calvin cameo:

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