Hailing from Alaska, and now based out of Portland, Oregon, John Gourley and his band Portugal. The Man have solidified their place among the most innovative and compelling bands of their generation.

Since their formation in the early 2000s, Portugal. The Man has embarked on an extraordinary musical journey, marked by an impressive discography, including hits like "Feel It Still," which not only earned them mainstream recognition, but also a Grammy for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance.

In this conversation, we delve into John's musical journey with the band, exploring the inspirations behind the music, the stories behind their most iconic songs, and their evolution over the years. We’ll also get a glimpse into his creative process, views on the music industry today, and what the future holds for all things Portugal. The Man.