If you haven’t yet purchased a copy of “The Breeze” – Eric Clapton’s album tribute to blues musician JJ Cale released at the end of July – here’s the persuasion you might need. Sure, these 16 tracks are comfortable – … Continue Reading
If you’re in the market for new music that’s both folksy and can kick up some excitement, consider “Animal Dreams” by Seattle-based Americana artist Kate Lynne Logan. PRP’s Contributing Music Enthusiast, Cynthia Orlando, brings us the details.
I’m sincerely hoping any diehard Kodaline fans out there forgive the tardiness of this writeup on their new release, “In a Perfect World.” But honestly, some of us over here in the U.S. haven’t heard much about them just yet.… Continue Reading
Rock, pop and rhythm and blues legend Steve Winwood and his band performed a full, satisfying set list before an enthralled crowd Saturday night at Troutdale’s idyllic outdoor McMenamins Edgefield. Our roving music reporter, Cynthia Orlando, was there!
American singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne’s new “Supernova” release is a whimsical, oft-times comforting collection of folk-rock tracks that’s far lighter and more accessible than his first four releases. It opens on the rich notes of “Lavender,” a retro, almost 60s-sounding track … Continue Reading
If you’re in the mood for new music, solid songwriting and old-fashioned rock n’ roll anthems, lend an ear to Augustana’s “Life Imitating Life” released just this week from Washington Square, their new label.
An artist of epic proportions, Bruce Cockburn performs at Eugene’s “WOW” Hall.
Canadian folk/rock guitarist and singer-songwriter Bruce Cockburn (pronounced “Co-Burn”) performed before a full house of fans and music lovers at Eugene’s WOW Hall Tuesday night, chatting briefly between … Continue Reading
It’s been five years since her last album “The List,” but Rosanne Cash is back with a new release that puts to rest any possible doubts about her continued relevancy as a highly and finely skilled musician. Let’s just cut … Continue Reading
Here’s a link my friend @RyanHolmesBass on Twitter turned me on to. Ryan plays bass for Echo & Drake, a cool Indie band I’ll be writing about soon.
Meantime, check out this video — it’s fun & fascinating!
Another year, another chance to savor the musical highlights. Whether you thought this was a year filled with challenges or one with nothing but peak moments, 2013 left us with lots to be thankful for in terms of music. So … Continue Reading