Best New Band
POINTS: 34.5FORMED: 2013.SOUNDS LIKE: Pacific Northwest indie rock steeped in Southern California psychedelia, with all of the vibes and none of the lethargy.Chris Slusarenko has lost his train of tho
Must-hear new songs from Eyelids, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Sons of Huns, Our First Brains and Rainbows.
Each week, LocalCut collects the best new Portland music and puts it all in one place for you, the faithful reader, to enjoy. It's like The Week In Rock, with less Tabitha Soren. 1. Eyelids, “Bound To Let You Down” In a short amount of time, Eyelids—the Portland sideman-supergroup whose collective DNA includes genetic material from the Decemberists, Guided By Voices and Elliott Smith’s touring ...
[INDIE-POP CLASSICISM] “Seagulls Into Submission,” the
first song on Eyelids’ debut full-length, doesn’t storm out the gates so
much as it glides. Hovering atop a graceful guitar riff an
Sunset Valley, The New Speed (1998)
Led by singer-songwriter Herman Jolly and featuring
Eyelids guitarist Jonathan Drews, Sunset Valley’s ace guitar pop was
supposed to be Portland’s Next Big
This week's soft theme is "Bands That've Kept Us Waiting... But We Shall Wait No More!" Or something along those lines. Anyway, to the A/V splendor! Ages & Ages, "Divisionary (Do the Right Thing)" Finally, someone adapted the early Simpsons episode "Bart the General" into a music video! You remember "Bart the General," right? That's the one where Bart leads the bullied kids of Springfield in a ...