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A Deathless Crustaceans Shoegaze Debut: bed. – ‘Replay’ (full-length)

bed. – ‘Replay’ is available @ Bandcamp. by Walter Price   After several years of releasing singles and growing a family, husband and wife duo Sierra and Alex Haager’s bed. have dropped their much-anticipated debut full-length ‘Replay’. Working with renowned indie producer/engineer Larry Crane, the new album is full of the band’s lush shoegaze forces. Strengths interspersed with plenty…

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YOUR AUTUMN PLAYLIST #1: The Fourth Wall – ‘Infinite Other’ (LP)

The Fourth Wall – Infinite Other is available @ Bandcamp. by Walter Price   Portland’s The Fourth Wall has ethereal shoegaze up-to.date with their stellar new LP, ‘Infinite Other’. Sweeping and noisy arrangements cradling Stephen Agustin’s philosophical and reflective thoughts. And while this band is technically labeled ‘shoegaze’, on this album they do trek into Beirut and Band of…

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New From Portland: bed. – “Replay”

bed. are available at Bandcamp. by Walter Price   Relationships can be confining. Struggles in unfamiliar spaces. Within four walls and mentally. Dysfunction, disdain, rebounds, and unwavering love. This mix can hit you like a wall. How do you deal with it? In the case of Portland slow-fi outfit bed., you write a powerful song. The song…

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Small Souls’ Brian Rozendal goes Track by Track new LP ‘Unheard, Unseen’

Small Souls can be found on Bandcamp. by Walter Price   When an album allows the listener to visualize scenes, personal-conscious vignettes, you can inadvertently and pleasantly become transfixed. Small Souls (Brian Rozendal, Bryan Daste) have such an album, ‘Unheard, Unseen’. Haunting, complex, introspective and honest, this album is a beautiful example of how exploring folk and…

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VIDEO: Cedar Teeth – “Winter” (Farewell to Green Mountain)

Cedar Teeth – Farewell to Green Mountain on iTunes. by Walter Price   Portland area roots-rock outfit Cedar Teeth has self-released a stunning six-track EP, Farewell to Green Mountain. A well-balanced collection blending folk, bluegrass, and modern era alternative. The beauty here are the layers and the meat and potatoes could just be vocalist Dylan Martell inviting…

Sam Densmore goes Track x Track “Open Marriage”

Sam Densmore – “Open Marriage” available now at iTunes. by Walter Price   Taken aback when you know it’s coming is a paradox. Accepting the inevitable outcome is harsh and drenched in reality. When you’re gifted with a talent to transfer those experiences into song, you are blessed. Portland’s Sam Densmore has recently released a…

Quiet Type Times Are Strange

If you run away and leave me behind, Your heart’s not in any less danger…” – Quiet Type (Fugitive) by Walter Price   Last May we were delighted to find Portland’s Quiet Type (Lee Barbara / Bobby Seus) and their catchy bubblegum pop single “The Worse”. The home for that single is a full length titled…