After forming Wampire, Rocky Tinder and Eric Phipps steadily began to make a name for themselves in the same Portland, OR, scene that has produced labelmates STRFKR as well as Unknown Mortal Orchestra. Now having toured the world and expanded to a five-piece live band, Wampire’s disarmingly off-kilter pop is imbued with tinges of paranoia and surrealism (both lyrically and musically) and continually offers listeners a variety of unexpected and alluring sonic flavors.

Get the latest from ATC Live