Typhoon (band)


Sat October 26, 2013
Tiny Desk Concerts

Typhoon: Tiny Desk Concert

Originally published on Mon December 23, 2013 1:57 pm

Typhoon performs a Tiny Desk Concert in October 2013.
Meredith Rizzo Meredith Rizzo/NPR

The appropriately named Typhoon is a sprawling band with an epic sound. The group from Portland, Ore. crafts rock anthems like emotional tidal waves, propelled by the stories of frontman Kyle Morton. His deeply personal tales are often full of grief and loss. But just as often they celebrate and praise life's simple wonders. Morton himself is a very grateful (and lucky) man who writes songs as if he were living on borrowed time.

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Sat August 31, 2013
Music Interviews

Typhoon: Songs For A Lost Childhood

Originally published on Sat August 31, 2013 9:59 am

Typhoon, the Portland, Ore. band led by Kyle Morton, features a dozen musicians playing precise and complicated arrangements.
Jaclyn Campanaro Courtesy of the artist


Fri March 16, 2012
World Cafe

Sense Of Place: Natives Shed Light On Portland

Originally published on Mon September 10, 2012 11:32 am

Typhoon is an up-and-coming Portland collective known for its particular orchestration.
Courtesy of the artist

This World Cafe segment completes our Sense of Place Portland series, and the focus is on what Portland, Ore. — a city brimming with culture, coffee and bands — has been like for the musicians who settle there.

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Sat December 31, 2011
Weekend Audition

All That You Shouldn't Leave Behind In 2011

Photo Illustration: Jim Hill Photo: Stuart Moreton Flickr - Creative Commons

Sometimes it feels like there isn't enough time in the day. Or in a year for that matter. 2011 was an incredible year for music, almost too much to keep track of. In the waning moments of '11 here's three you should take with you into the new year.

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