Beach pop from the Oregon Coast gets its groove from relationships gone bad.
Like so many indie-rock bands, Holiday Friends started in
college. Founding members Scott Fagerland and Jesse Wityczak began
writing songs together in 2008 while students at the University of
How do you solve a mystery like Hundred Waters? Don’t ask the band.
A great album tells a story. Whether it’s a tale told
literally or a purely emotional ride, a narrative thread can make a
record feel like vastly more than the sum of its singles. The Moon
[PUSHING POP] It seems like a River Styx reference is right there. Portland-based Sara Jackson-Holman opens her latest EP, River Queen,
with the line, “Take me with you when you go to the dept
Who: Kati Claborn (guitar, banjo, ukulele, vocals),
Gabrielle Macrae (violin, vocals), Ryan Dobrowski (drums), Erik
Clampitt (guitar, pedal steel, vocals), Luke Ydstie (bass, vocals).
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.
For the fifth season of his popular talk show, comedian Alex Falcone moves to Mississippi Studios, with a guest list that includes Thermals frontman Hutch Harris, comic book writer Kelly Sue DeConn ...