I first saw The Barr Brothers at a Eugene show where they opened for Austin, Texas rock-blues musician Shakey Graves. Playing a short but impressive setlist spotlighting tracks from their “Sleeping Operator” release and their new EP, their easygoing, highly … Continue Reading
American indie band Lord Huron’s new “Strange Trails” is a smooth, full, vibrant release boasting 14 tracks to keep in your pocket while walking life’s backroads.
The new album opens on the melancholy but solid notes of “Love Like Ghosts,” … Continue Reading
Portlanders had their turn to experience a full slate of commendable artists as Passport Approved’s current slate of inductees buzzed through town, performing live Friday night at the Rose City’s Doug Fir Lounge.
Those lucky enough to take in … Continue Reading
English Indie rock band Little Comets released an astonishing 3 new Extended Play (EP) recordings last year, the most recent being their splendid, under-the-radar “The Sanguine.” It’s an excellent example of how the most talented bands today find ways to … Continue Reading
Magic Giant, an expansive folk-pop band from southern California, are bringing their special brand of Indie sunshine to Portland’s Mississippi Studios this coming Wednesday, February 4.
Based in Venice Beach, California, Magic Giant are building a reputation around their danceable … Continue Reading
We at PRP recently gave a thumbs up to the dreamy music of Australian blues guitarist Hamish Anderson . This month, from Sydney Australia, we’re delighted to bring you news about music of another genre, that of Little May. … Continue Reading
The great country of Ireland can’t seem to stop pumping out stellar music this year. In 2014 we’ve watched the rise of Irish rock band Kodaline and relished the debut album of meteoric singer-songwriter Hozier, also from Ireland. Before … Continue Reading
Thinking about starting your holiday shopping early, or looking for new tunes to get you through the upcoming rainy season? Search no further than “Hozier,” the self-titled new release from Ireland’s Andrew Hozier-Byrne. These 13 compelling engaging tracks deliver musical … Continue Reading
Concertgoers got a history lesson along with their music last night at the sold-out Aladdin Theater.