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Misty River, Stories (self-released) & Flat Mountain Girls, Idle Talk & Wicked Deeds (self-released)

Two groups of old-timey gals go their own ways with new releases.


Music Stories
[ROOTS] Contrasting the varying roots-music styles of the Flat Mountain Girls and Misty River, I once said that the women of Misty River wear makeup, whereas the FMGs probably don't shave their armpit ...   More
 
Wednesday, June 20, 2007 JEFF ROSENBERG

Laura Veirs Q&A Part Two


Part two of Jeff Rosenberg's interview with transplanted Portland songwriter Laura Veirs. FUN FACT: Jeff and Veirs once went to a concert together, but he insists that it was not a date. Read part one of this interview here.

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Thursday, June 7, 2007 by JEFF ROSENBERG

Q&A With Laura Veirs (Part One of Two)


This is part one of Jeff Rosenberg's interview with transplanted Portland singer/songwriter Laura Veirs. Jeff and Veirs spoke at a coffee shop on NE Alberta near her new Portland home. You can read Jeff's profile of Laura here, and...   More
 
Wednesday, June 6, 2007 by JEFF ROSENBERG

Laura Veirs, Saturday, June 9


[FOLK POP] Over seven years of watching Laura Veirs grow from humble-but-driven independent songwriter to internationally acclaimed recording artist (still almost as humble and just as driven), I've been faced with the recurring challenge of how to render her singular appeal into prose. My first attempt was a ...   More
 
Wednesday, June 6, 2007 by JEFF ROSENBERG

Laura Veirs, Saturday, June 9

Portland receives one the region's best—demons, dreams and all.


Music Stories
[FOLK POP] Over seven years of watching Laura Veirs grow from humble-but-driven independent songwriter to internationally acclaimed recording artist (still almost as humble and just as driven), I've b ...   More
 
Wednesday, June 6, 2007 JEFF ROSENBERG

Gerald Collier, Saturday, June 2


[ALT-COUNTRY] Even in this sequel-happy world, true stories don't often get a second chance at a happy ending. And singer-songwriter Gerald Collier's hard-luck story is a tale as old as the music business itself: Boy meets band; boy and band make beautiful music; boy and band get signed; record label folds and...   More
 
Wednesday, May 30, 2007 by JEFF ROSENBERG

Gerald Collier, Saturday, June 2

A new release of outtakes proves Gerald Collier doesn't die easy.


Music Stories
[ALT-COUNTRY] Even in this sequel-happy world, true stories don't often get a second chance at a happy ending. And singer-songwriter Gerald Collier's hard-luck story is a tale as old as the music busi ...   More
 
Wednesday, May 30, 2007 JEFF ROSENBERG

Richmond Fontaine Live on KBOO Thursday at 1 PM!


[EDITOR'S NOTE: We don't usually do this kind of thing, but longtime WW/LocalCut freelancer Jeff Rosenberg has a pretty solid event coming up, so we wanted him to use LocalCut to pimp it.]

Hi all,

Just thought I'd use this forum to let everyone who may be interested know that Will...   More
 
Tuesday, May 29, 2007 by JEFF ROSENBERG

RICHMOND FONTAINE, Thirteen Cities (Union Records)


[AMERICANA] I spent all day reading Willy Vlautin's new novel, The Motel Life, and listening to his band Richmond Fontaine's latest release, Thirteen Cities, which locates a middle ground between the panoramic country-rock of 2003's Post to Wire and the hushed acoustic textures of 2005's The Fitzgerald. Both a...   More
 
Wednesday, May 16, 2007 by JEFF ROSENBERG

Richmond Fontaine, Thirteen Cities (Union Records)

Willy Vlautin's words inspire Richmond Fontaine slash fiction.


Music Stories
[AMERICANA] I spent all day reading Willy Vlautin's new novel, The Motel Life, and listening to his band Richmond Fontaine's latest release, Thirteen Cities, which locates a middle ground between the ...   More
 
Wednesday, May 16, 2007 JEFF ROSENBERG
 

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