Artist Collab Series: The Far Woods

Artist Collab Series: The Far Woods

August 14, 2018

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Artist Collab Series Launch: Upper Metal Class

Artist Collab Series Launch: Upper Metal Class

July 09, 2018

We are beyond excited to launch Tender Loving Empire’s Artist Collab Series with the incredible designs of T of Upper Metal Class.

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Welcome Ural Thomas & the Pain

Welcome Ural Thomas & the Pain

June 27, 2018

Join us in giving a warm welcome to Ural Thomas & the Pain, who has joined our TLE family! 

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Tender Loving Empire at Bridgeport Village

Tender Loving Empire at Bridgeport Village

June 25, 2018

We've been holding our breath to finally announce that we're opening at Bridgeport Village this Summer! 

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PDX Beer Week

PDX Beer Week

June 07, 2018

We are pleased as punch to carry local beer, wine and cider! Join us on Saturday, June 16, from 12-3pm for tastings at all three street stores.

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Submit to Friends & Friends of Friends Vol. 11

Submit to Friends & Friends of Friends Vol. 11

March 12, 2018

Submit Your Music! Submissions are now open for the 11th edition of our annual 2-CD compilation Friends & Friends of Friends.

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Welcome Slow Corpse

Welcome Slow Corpse

February 22, 2018

We are insanely excited to welcome Slow Corpse to the family! Their debut album, Fablescomes out on May 4, 2018.

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HEY GALAXY

HEY GALAXY

January 12, 2018

Andrea Gibson's new album, HEY GALAXY, is available worldwide today! You can order it now on vinyl, CD, digital download, or stream it on your preferred platform. Gibson’s poems awaken us with their urgency, honesty, and their lyrical meld of grit and beauty. 

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Chloe's Top Ten Albums of 2017

Chloe's Top Ten Albums of 2017

December 28, 2017

Chloe is TLE's music buyer, and fills our stores with all the best music from independent Portland bands. Check out her top ten albums of 2017 here.

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5 Things That Make Us Happy

5 Things That Make Us Happy

December 12, 2017

Feel the feels! Share the cuteness! We've got 5 things that make us happy and will likely make you happy too. Check 'em out!!!!

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We Love This: Ural Thomas & the Pain and a Slipmat for your Turntable

We Love This: Ural Thomas & the Pain and a Slipmat for your Turntable

November 29, 2017

This month we've got a very special Christmas song from Ural Thomas & the Pain, and your choice of free TLE slipmat for your turntable with every music purchase. Check it out!

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Holiday Helper Gift Giveaway!

Holiday Helper Gift Giveaway!

November 21, 2017

Everybody can use a little help during the holidays. Through Monday, 11/27, we'll add a full loaded kit of holiday supplies (including gift tags, cards and more) to qualified orders. Read all about it!

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Own a piece of TLE history. Get TEN.

Own a piece of TLE history. Get TEN.

November 03, 2017

To celebrate ten years of sharing the music we love, we've created TEN, a limited edition gold and white splatter vinyl 12", featuring greatest hits, rarities, and music never before released on vinyl from the TLE vaults. Get your piece of TLE history before it's gone!

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Greetings from SISTERS!

Greetings from SISTERS!

October 11, 2017

Watch what happens when SISTERS find themselves in Sisters, Oregon, and stream their new album Wait Don't Wait.

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We Love This: Kelli Schaefer and a Knife

We Love This: Kelli Schaefer and a Knife

October 05, 2017

Each month, we pick one cool thing and one free music download and email all our fans. We call it WE LOVE THIS because it's stuff we truly do. This month we've got a a track from Kelli Schafer and an item she picked out herself.

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Welcome Andrea Gibson

Welcome Andrea Gibson

September 29, 2017

Tender Loving Empire is incredibly proud to announce the newest addition to our record label family—the poet Andrea Gibson. 

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And the Winner Is...

And the Winner Is...

September 15, 2017

We love Portland, and apparently you do too! We were blown away by the response to our Win a Trip to Portland Sweepstakes, and now we're ready to announce the winners to the world.

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We Love This: SLOW CORPSE + Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe

We Love This: SLOW CORPSE + Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe

September 14, 2017

This month's WE LOVE THIS features one cool thing and one free music download, both inspired by the awesome Kendrick Lamar. Check them both out, and get an MP3 to add to your collection of our free download series.

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An Apology

An Apology

August 23, 2017

Tender Loving Empire’s record label would like to acknowledge and apologize to The Domestics and to anyone who was impacted or offended by a recent viral marketing attempt. 

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Wait Don't Wait

Wait Don't Wait

August 01, 2017

We are thrilled to announce the newest members of the Tender Loving Empire musical family—SISTERS! Their new album is entitled Wait Don't Wait and comes out on 10/13. Stream the single "Heart Beats" now.

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We Love This: Astro Tan + The Bonsai Tree Kit

We Love This: Astro Tan + The Bonsai Tree Kit

July 12, 2017

Each month we pick one cool thing and one free music download and email all our fans. This month it's a DIY bonsai kit, and a track from Astro Tan.

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Submit to Friends & Friends of Friends Vol. 10

Submit to Friends & Friends of Friends Vol. 10

May 30, 2017

Friends & Friends of Friends is our annual 2-disc music compilation of songs we dig. This year will be out tenth! Would you like to be on it? We're now accepting submissions, but only through June 30th, 2017, so send us your song soon!

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We Love This: MINDEN + Best Vibes

We Love This: MINDEN + Best Vibes

May 24, 2017

Two things we love at moment: One cool thing, one free music download. This month it's a very friendly enamel pin from ARTjaden, and the MP3 single "Sheila" from Minden.

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Win a Trip to Portland! (For you or a loved one)

Win a Trip to Portland! (For you or a loved one)

May 19, 2017

Enter our Win a Trip to Portland Sweepstakes! Two round trip tickets from anywhere in the continental U.S., three nights at Sentinel Hotel, and lots more.

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