[AMERICANA NOIR] Save for one Randy Newman cover, the Delines’ debut album, Colfax,
consists of 11 tracks penned by Richmond Fontaine songwriter and
acclaimed novelist Willy Vlautin. But it play
The Drive-By Trucker discusses his Portland residency, balancing family with band life, "drinking for a living," Willy Vlautin, Jason Isbell and...Kendrick Lamar?!
Tonight, Drive-By Truckers' Patterson Hood plays the second of three shows in his weekly residency at Doug Fir Lounge. Here's a Q&A with the Georgia-based songwriter, extended from a profile on Hood that appeared in last week's paper. You can also see Jeff Rosenberg's Top 5 Essential Patters...More
Drive-By Truckers’ Patterson Hood heads northwest for the winter.
Last year, Patterson Hood—Alabama-born, Athens,
Ga.-dwelling rock-’n’-roll songwriter and de facto leader of the
celebrated Drive-By Truckers—brought his wife along on a Portland visit
Music StoriesFrom his early, electronic-infused New Wave hits to his
current position as music director of TED—and encompassing his
development of audio software used for ringtones—Thomas Dolby has always
represented the vanguard of music and technology.More
Born: Jerry Williams Jr. in Portsmouth, Va., in 1942.
Sounds like: A country-tinged, rock-informed soul shouter,
wailing witty, dirty lyrics about conflicts between rich and poor, black
For the first time in its 42-year,
22-album career, Sparks is playing Portland. The Mael brothers’ Two
Hands, One Mouth tour—the hands being those of composer-lyricist Ron
Mael, as deployed
Hate Bob Seger? There's an AP for that. But if you're less inimical toward the Bard of Motor City than my colleague AP Kryza—whose commentary on Seger in a recent WW offered the excuse that the rocker's music was force-fed him as a Michigan native—then Saturday night's show at t...