Cut of the Day: "Ease Up!!," Vin Blanc/White Wine

joe haege

Joe Haege has never been easy to pin down. Whether making fractured art-rock in Portland cult legends 31Knots or moody, noirish torch-pop with Tu Fawning, the guy's made the people who have my job work extra hard to even get close to pigeonholing him.Naturally, he doesn't make things any easier with his latest solo project, recorded under the delightfully cumbersome alias Vin Blanc/White Wine. In ...   More
Thursday, July 25, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Flashback: 31Knots

New York warehouse space, 2004

Music Stories
Portland music-scene fixture Joe Haege returns this week to premiere new 31Knots songs—which his own bandmate, Jay Winebrenner, will be hearing for the first time and giving commentary on from   More
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 WW MUSIC STAFF

Cut of the Day: "Wreck My Life," Slim Fortune


Here's what we know about new Portland band Slim Fortune: It's a group featuring Rex Marshall and Max Avalon of electro-R&B trio Mattress and Jay Winebrenner of 31Knots. It's making its debut performance this Wednesday at Holocene. And, according to the description accompanying the listing on the venue's Web site, the band plays "classic soul/rock'n'roll." That's about it. Well, ...   More
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 MATTHEW SINGER


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