Shady Pines Media is a Recording Studio, Video Production Studio, web channel run out of an awesome basement space in Portland, Oregon

January 1, 2020

In 2016 we interviewed K Records and Beat Happening founder Calvin Johnson at Dub Narcotic Studio, located at the time in a former synagogue in Olympia, WA. 3 years and many twists & turns later, we are *very excited* to finally share this short documentary piece with you.

Getting his start at KAOS Community Radio, Calvin formed K Records in the ear...

December 31, 2019

Happy Miew Year! 🐈 2019 has been our best and most eventful year yet. We worked with more artists than ever before, and created what we believe is our best work to date. We are so incredibly grateful for our community here in Portland and beyond, and the talented folks who we’ve had to privilege to work with.

Tomorrow, January 1, 2020, we’ll be dro...

December 29, 2019

Chonk songster Brian Bauer shares a bit about his experience as the December music resident at Rocking Frog Cafe, and what it's like putting together a show with different guests each Sunday. This video was shot during his 3rd Sunday residency show with Travis Black and Sweet Sam Kisling as the musical guests.

Catch Brian's final free December resid...

December 25, 2019

Check it out! This is a second cut from our session earlier this year with songwriter Kevin Coatsworth. "Restless Dawn" is a wonderfully mesmerizing and ethereal folk song from his forthcoming debut album by the same name.

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December 20, 2019

Canadian Checkpoint host, Daryl Faulkner sat fireside at Shady Pines Media with Kacy & Clayton for an interview and chat about their Saskatchewan roots, songwriting, and recording their latest album "Carrying On", produced by Jeff Tweedy. "Carrying On" is out now on New West Records.

December 15, 2019

Callie took some great photos at last night’s open mic at Rocking Frog Cafe, hosted by our very own Brian Bauer, this month’s Rocking Frog music resident. 🐸 🍩

The festivities continue on Sunday with Brian’s 4th Rocking Frog residency show featuring Sam Patrick Kisling and Travis Black.

5:30pm, 2511 SE Belmont St.

December 6, 2019

Ragamuffins play an awesome tune about splitting town and moving to a far away land they call "Portland."

December 3, 2019

We had the pleasure of capturing Ezra Bell's recent performance at Doug Fir Lounge here in Portland, where they premiered a great new tune called "Foolish Pride."

November 30, 2019

Callie took some cool black and white photos at last week’s Cruzroom Open Mic. We’re doing it again tonight! Sign ups at 6:30.

2338 NE Alberta St.

November 26, 2019

Just in time for the new moon. Marya Stark takes us on a cosmic journey with a beautiful and haunting original piece called "Sapphire."

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