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Triple (Fuckin’) A: Amelia contemplates its accidental Adult Contempo existence.




However Amelia's Napster designation may read, the band's music has never been what you'd call “easy listening.” A homegrown trio borne upon disciplined songcraft and a drum-playing chanteuse, Amelia's sentiment-free chamber-roots music has won the hea...   More
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 by JAY HORTON

Triple (Fuckin’) A

Amelia contemplates its accidental Adult Contempo existence.


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However Amelia’s Napster designation may read, the band’s music has never been what you’d call “easy listening.” A homegrown trio borne upon disciplined songcraft and a d ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 JAY HORTON

THE GOSSIP, Live In Liverpool (Columbia)




[SOUL-PUNK] Somewhere's between NME anointing her Coolest Person of 2006 and a “What Would Beth Ditto Do?” advice column appearing in The Guardian, the Gossip's larger-than-life vocalist (and her band) conquered England. Award-show duets with Pulp's Jarvis Cocker, a headlining set at Glast...   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2008 by JAY HORTON

The Gossip, Live In Liverpool (Columbia)

ALBUM REVIEW


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[SOUL-PUNK] Somewhere’s between NME anointing her Coolest Person of 2006 and a “What Would Beth Ditto Do?” advice column appearing in The Guardian, the Gossip’s larger-than-lif ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2008 JAY HORTON

Dharma Bums, "Haywire," Haywire (Pop Llama)


For kids wondering over Jeremy Wilson after today's post, this is as good a place as any to start studying. The title track from Dharma Bums 1989 debut, "Haywire" was the first ...   More
 
Tuesday, April 8, 2008 by JAY HORTON

Karma Bums: Cravedog Aids Jeremy Wilson Fundraising


A titan of local music, Jeremy Wilson should need on LocalCut's pages (but, y'know, it's a blog; this is what we do). Twenty years ago, as singer/guitarist of The Dharma Bums, he released a string of seminal records, and the Bums became Portland's great college-rock hope, only to watch punk...   More
 
Tuesday, April 8, 2008 by JAY HORTON

Painfully True To The Music: Three Suggestions for KBOO


The venerable community-supported progressive radio station, KBOO, has always seemed somewhat mysterious. Who exactly is this community of which they speak? I've never known anyone to listen to KBOO unless they themselves or immediate family were going to be on the air, but somehow the station still...   More
 
Monday, April 7, 2008 by JAY HORTON

Caleb Klauder, "Can I Go Home With You", DANGEROUS MEs & POISONOUS YOUs (Self-released)


Ending our multimedia coverage of Caleb Klauder's trip to Sweden—would, dear readers, that technology allow you to smell the herring—here's a track from his country project's debut album, DANGER...   More
 
Friday, April 4, 2008 by JAY HORTON

Something Rootsy In The State Of Denmark: Act II


(AS TOLD TO JAY HORTON)


Just back from Scandinavian tour supporting new old-Nashville album DANGEROUS MEs & POISONOUS YOUs with ragtag crew of acoustic all-stars, Caleb Klauder (Colobo, Foghorn Stringband, self-titled – and Bobby Flay approved – bluegrass project) sat down ...   More
 
Friday, March 28, 2008 by JAY HORTON

Something Rootsy In The State Of Denmark: Act I


(AS TOLD TO JAY HøRTøN)

Just back from Scandinavian tour supporting new old-Nashville album, DANGEROUS MEs & POISONOUS YOUs with a ragtag crew of acoustic all-stars, Caleb Klauder (Colobo, Foghorn Stringband, self-titled—and Bobby Flay approved—bluegrass project) sat down wit...   More
 
Thursday, March 27, 2008 by JAY HORTON
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