Beck surrounds himself with musicians who’ve been on some of his most acclaimed projects. Meditative, wistful and, yes, optimistic. And of course, sonically masterful.
If you are a singer-songwriter and getting serious about your craft, there are few places better to head for than Nashville. It’s THE place to go to expand the boundaries of an available palette as Justin told us when he … Continue Reading
A Rose City Collective is a musicians’ co-op in Portland that provides a creative space for musicians to collaborate and share their art by making high quality video and audio recordings at no charge. These recordings are broadcast on the
Kathryn Claire, a traditionally-inspired musician, is also a song collector. And on her new EP Shimmering Blue, it’s one surprise after another in her choice of which songs to inhabit.
The Band Joseph, three sisters from Portland, recently released a stunning video of their single CLOUDLINE from their upcoming CD, “Native. Dreamer. Kin.”
Interview with Joseph
Joseph sat down for an interview with us last November.
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What began as noodling around campfires with friends and gathering in living rooms to feel the joy of playing music together has into morphed into something resembling a real band of players.
From Backyard to Stage Front
It began with … Continue Reading
Are we proud or what?!? Back through Portland’s Rock of Ages, there were the Kingsmen, there was Quarterflash, Jon Koonce, Dan Reed, and so many others for which we music lovers held high hopes, with good reason. Now enter Liv, … Continue Reading
Seattle’s Rose Windows, in keeping with hip disparagement mindsets, have called the music they do “insufferable psychedelic garbage”. What the 7-member group HAS crafted is an extraordinary and unique sound and vision, much of it created on the backs of … Continue Reading
Yes, gentle listener! You heard right. FREE download. Blitzen Trapper’s seventh studio album, VII, was released last fall, but the gifts keep coming into the late days of winter.
Blitzen Trapper Want to “Shake Your Hip”
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There’s a new Bruce Springsteen album in town. High Hopes is a fresh collection, but think of it more like a mix-tape of Bruce songs: songs he felt could kick up a notch, songs he’s covered by favorite musicians, and … Continue Reading
You wouldn’t think it would have arrived from Denton, Texas — that zen-ish thing. But you never know where brilliance and recognition will strike. Midlake’s new frontman Eric Pulido is the sort of musician I like. Both in the music … Continue Reading
Here’s a cool band from England you might like to check out!
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Bauer is an alternative pop project hailing from the north of England led by singer/songwriter Greg Matthews & producer/musician Neil Treppas. Manchester session drummer Lee Bradbury
Some albums cry out for comparisons to other albums and artists, especially those from newer artists who have yet to establish a signature sound. “Man of Stone,” the latest release from Tall Heights, is one of those.
Imagine Simon … Continue Reading