Artist Collab Series: Penrose Candles

Artist Collab Series: Penrose Candles

October 04, 2018

We are ecstatic to launch the third installment of our Artist Collab Series with Penrose Candles! These

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Pop-Up Shop at CENTRL Office Downtown

Pop-Up Shop at CENTRL Office Downtown

September 27, 2018

TLE West End (412 SW 10th) will be closed September 27-November 16 for a refresh! You can find us popping up at CENTRL Office Downtown (1155 SW Morrison St.) from October 1-31, 10am-5pm everyday.

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Now Open at Bridgeport Village!

Now Open at Bridgeport Village!

September 14, 2018

Our team is ecstatic to share that we are now open at Bridgeport Village! 

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Welcome Bells Atlas

Welcome Bells Atlas

September 11, 2018

Join us in giving a warm welcome to Bells Atlas, our newest addition to the TLE family!

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Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies

Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies

August 15, 2018

Tender Loving Empire was recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America.

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Artist Collab Series: The Far Woods

Artist Collab Series: The Far Woods

August 14, 2018

We are thrilled for the second segment of TLE's Artist Collab Series with sisters Nina & Sonya Montenegro The Far Woods.

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RNB Vol. 1

RNB Vol. 1

August 03, 2018

Chanti Darling's 'RNB Vol. 1" is available worldwide today! Stream or download the album here, or pickup a hard copy on vinyl, cassette or CD.

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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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