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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…

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TRACK Quiet Type The Worst

Darling you’re to young to be so old… But you don’t have to explain baby…   by Walter Price   Memories of “Sugar Sugar”, “Heartbeat Lovebeat” and Warm Soda’s “Tell Me In A Whisper” drive absolute fascination and fair comparisons for Quiet Type’s new single “The Worst” (self release). Where Warm Soda take bubblegum pop…

Joel Magid

Joel Magid Pyramids

Circle or square I’ll be right here the same… by Walter Price   If you want to describe in words an album that is many elements mid-career Beck, Adam Green cheekiness held together with an addictive combination of everything from Brit pop, 60’s era rock, rockabilly nuisances, punk sensibilities and so many sweet far-flung elements…

Breakup Records

Hart & Hare Enough

We stayed away from a traditional storyline by introducing some surreal elements and glitches” – Jess Pierson by Walter Price cover foto by Adam Smith   Portland’s ‘art-pop’ duo Hart & Hare (Jess Pierson and Graham Bell) have released a new single, “Enough” (Breakup Records), with a matching clip that finds the pair in the midst…

brownish black

Brownish Black

by Walter Price   When the soul stirring sounds of Clyde McPhatter, Jackie Wilson and Solomon Burke inspired names like Little Richard and Odis Redding who in turn helped shape the music styles and careers paths of the fair-skinned counterparts Roy Head, Joe Cocker and everyone in between who has had the deep rooted love…

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5 Things bed.

by Walter Price   Portland’s indie rock duo + 1 bed. (Alex, Sierra and Andrew) have a lot of early 90’s prestige working in their favor. This mixed with cerebral stories in a small but stellar catalogue of singles which finds the band producing songs just waiting for Peter Sollett to put camera to. The…