For Canadian songwriter Doug Paisley, all country roads lead to Kingston.
For a native Canadian who’s established himself as a
country-blues force, it’s odd to think that Doug Paisley’s roots are
actually planted in the sandy foundations of reggae.
Not even L.A. could bum out Portland’s shiniest, happiest band.
Almost any write-up you can find on Oh Darling describes
the Portland band with a few choice synonyms: “Cute.” “Adorable.”
“Cheerios in chocolate milk.” It’s like reading reviews for
Who: Ryan Joseph Lella (vocals, guitar), Mathieu Lewis Rolland (drums), Jaclyn Hardin (organ) and Michael McInerney (bass).
Sounds like: A beach party hosted by surfers with a studded-leather jewelry
After arguably the most maligned SXSW ever, we ask Portland bands: Was it worth it?
South By Southwest, once the golden ticket to musical stardom, has become as important as a LinkedIn connection for Portland’s local bands and musicians.With its skyrocketing popularity over the past few years, the Austin-based festival has shed its skin as a platform for scrappy bands to prove their worth. In its place is a beer- drenched free-for-all...
How does a Buffy parody play stack up against the 1992 movie?
There’s a special circle in the Hells of Hollywood where even films like Live Free or Die Hard or My Super Ex-Girlfriend dare not enter. It’s a place occupied by films so despicable, so offensive to our collective intelligence, that their very existence has to be a joke. You know the ones: Batman and Robin. Battle Field Earth. Santa Claus Conquers the MartiansMore