The Black Harbor The Black Harbor is an online account of the work, ideas, and inspiration of a tight-nit collective of creatives. Over the years we have created things together, attended school together, fought together, and partied together. We have grown beyond the simplicity of friendship. We are now a family. Our purpose is to celebrates the work of the collective and explore creative work in the world that truly inspires us driving us to be better at what we do. Our hope is that as we document our work, process, lives, and inspiration that you will also be inspired and share your work with us.
Olympia, Washington is an odd, beautiful town. With a population just under 50,000, its the home of The Evergreen State College, an “experimental” liberal arts college that functions without the us ... Continue reading →
“Old Plank Road”
The Portland band Hillstomp swung by our office to play a few songs. After a quick dumpster dive for instruments they set up and let loose. Yee Haw!
“Banjo Song # 1″
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We got the pleasure of being experimentally rocked by The Lickets. One rainy Sunday evening, while doing some work together, The Lickets took a break and decided to practice and play around. This duo is an experiment ... Continue reading →
Los Angeles band Leslie & the Badgers stopped by the studio as they rolled through town on their way to Portland. They have such a powerful presence and hot damn Leslie can sing. The above video is of their song Ball ... Continue reading →
Our good friends TaughtMe have stopped by for an Auditory Viewing. Blake sings us Tip Me Over.
Aubrey Trinnaman and her squeeze box joins Blake for a performance of Apology.
Thanks guys for stopping by!
We are proud to present Marty Mattern of Love Like Fire for an Auditory Viewing. He wrote this song for us the night before and I’m quite fond of it.
Marty Covers a Nick Drake song.
B4 is another song that Marty had w ... Continue reading →