Wilderness is incubating its second album
Some bands try too hard to create synergy, to harmonize their vocals and find a groove. Not Wilderness.
You Knew Me When In June 2012, Cie and Karisa Hoover uprooted from their full time jobs and Nashville home in order to tour the country for a full year.
portland wednesday 22 – thursday 30
Shawn James & The Shapeshifters Shawn James & The Shapeshifters fulfill the promise their name suggests by shifting sound with every album.
Leon Russell has been there, done that
Leon Russell is a Hall of Fame inductee, Grammy Award nominee for Song of the Year in 1977, and a musician who has played with musicians as diverse as Herb Alpert and Frank Sinatra, and counts among his friends Willie Nelson, Elton John, and George Harrison. Reading Leon Russell's musical biography is a matrix of styles and icons; really, it is impossible to plot him in one spot or space in musical history.
portland thursday 16 - friday 17
Into the Mystic Forest with Haunted Summer
When Bridgette Moody and John Seasons discovered they were having similar kinds of dreams and nightmares, the decision to collaborate musically seemed natural. Friends for more than a decade before forming Haunted Summer, Moody and Seasons found themselves in similar circumstances with their respective bands at the time.
Portland's Fernando Viciconte returns with a psychedelic new sound
There's something special about Fernando Viciconte's voice. Whether delivering words of longing and heartbreak over sorrowful strums of an acoustic guitar, or painting dreamlike narratives over meaty psychedelic guitars, there's a raw quality about his voice that cuts through style and cultural context to connect on an unmistakably human level.
ashland thursday 9 - monday 13
The Brothers Comatose Two things to know about The Brothers Comatose, based primarily on their name—the band's guitar and banjo players, who also act as lead vocalists, are in fact brothers Ben and Alex Morrison.
Despite absentee parents, singer Neko Case raised herself into a Grammy nominated artist
On more than one occasion, singer Neko Case has claimed, “I should have been an abortion.” Her quotes typically read as a tad flippant and with a measurable distaste for the two humans who—despite clearly deficient life skills—brought her into the world and subjected her to a whirlwind of dysfunction.