Don’t let Phil Anselmo’s reputation scare you: He’s really just a big nerd.
“I think I have a mental problem because I cannot stop
listening to Portal, for God’s sake,” says Phil Anselmo, over the phone
from the headquarters of his Austin, Texas, record label, House
WW’s music staff picks its favorite local albums of 2013.
Blitzen Trapper, VII
A consistently suggestive blend of robust
alt-country and catchy guitar-picking from Portland’s resident kings of
genre-roving Americana. (GS)
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