Sing From Your Soul: Kandace Springs

Sing From Your Soul: Kandace Springs

Once encouraged to charter another musical route, sultry jazz singer finds her niche
"I  remember sending Prince little clips of me singing and playing just jazz standards like 'Sophisticated Lady,' some throwback songs just on the piano and he said, 'This is you, this needs to be heard, you could be the Roberta Flack of your generation," Kandace Springs says.

Men of Few Words

Canada's Five Alarm Funk brings primarily instrumental funk to the Domino Room
F or Canadian funk band Five Alarm Funk, their latest album, "Sweat," represents everything they've learned since forming in 2003.

Tunes for Jazz Lovers

Riverhouse Jazz and Jazz at the Oxford return for their 2nd and 8th seasons, respectively
T here's no doubt that jazz has found its place in the Bend music scene.

People and Power

The Last Internationale write bluesy protest songs and refuse to censor themselves
I 've been really excited about this one for a while.

Dynamic Duo

Acoustic rock/hip-hop duo The Trebleshooters emerge from the local open mic scene
B efore I get too far into this show preview, I should offer the disclaimer that The Trebleshooters lead singer, Adam Sworob, and I have been friends nearly since the beginning of his residency in Bend.

Rise Up

Denver's alternative hip-hop band Flobots discusses using music for non-violent protest and listeners supporting the projects they believe in
I f you haven't been keeping up with Denver-based alternative hip-hop band Flobots since their popular hit single "Handlebars" debuted in 2008, you've been missing out.

Modest Mouse Delivers

Indie rockers close out the Les Schwab Amphitheater concert season with high energy
The last time I saw Portland-based indie rock powerhouse Modest Mouse, "Float On" had cracked the mainstream Top 40 and been nominated for a Grammy award. It was 2005 and the height of success for their album, "Good News For People Who Love Bad News."

New Band Spotlight

Bend-based indie rockers AM Clouds play their first show on Saturday at Bend Roots Revival
Choosing which of the 120+ bands playing at this weekend's Bend Roots Revival to spotlight was difficult.

Honoring the Local Music Scene

A stage and a spiritual element to this year's Bend Roots Revival
F or Central Oregon music lovers, the end of September signals one of the biggest community music festivals in the area.

It'll Change Your Life

James Mercer of The Shins talks festivals, crowd response around the world, songwriting and "Garden State"
"You gotta hear this one song.

Local EP Roundup

The Source music writer reviews EPs from AM Clouds, Paggi and Day of Rest
I get a fair amount of emails from local bands requesting I review their albums and EPs in the paper.


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