My favorite thing about these guys though is their acoustic sessions. Scattered amongst quirky videos and time lapse drawings, the band has recorded several sans-amp tracks and posted them on their Vimeo account. In my humble opinion, any group of people that can make inarguably good music without the help/modification of technology are definitely worth noting as awesome. Plus, keyboardist Ryan Neighbors plays a ridiculously miniature toy piano with a funky twang to it that makes the sessions that much better.
Portugal. The Man will be performing Sunday, Oct. 2 at Rialto Theater. Doors open at 7 p.m., tickets will be $15 at the door (if there are any left).