Portugal. The Man is a North American rock band from Alaska. The group consists of John Gourley, Zach Carothers, Kyle O'Quin, and Jason Sechrist. Gourley and Carothers met and began playing music together in Wasilla High School in Wasilla, Alaska when Gourley and Carothers were having a "smoke sesh". Their first two albums were released on Fearless Records. On April 2, 2010, the band signed to Atlantic Records.