Live Review: Laura Gibson at the Old Church, 6/13


It hasn’t been the easiest year for Laura Gibson. The Portland musician moved to the Big Apple last fall to pursue a master’s in creative writing. Almost instantly, she broke her foot. A few months later, her apartment complex burned to the ground—something Gibson refers to as “a bit of a setback.”  Away from the chaos and back in Portland on June 13, playing a solo set of mostly new ...   More
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 MARK STOCK

Show Preview: Philip Selway, Adem at the Old Church

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[EVERY BEAT IN ITS RIGHT PLACE] Drummer Philip Selway might be the least well-known member of Radiohead. For years, glossy features by the likes of Spin and Rolling Stone lauded the band’s democra   More
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 MICHAEL MANNHEIMER

Live Review: Alela Diane at the Old Church, 6/26

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Given the delicacy of Alela Diane’s newest material, the Old Church, with its gently sloping walls and towering heights, is the ideal venue for her to perform in. The 131-year-old edifice cups every note with a padded hand. Opener and musical co-conspirator Holcombe Waller seemed keenly aware of the wonderful acoustics at play, singing in soft melodic, howls and beautifully annunciated verses. ...   More
Friday, June 28, 2013 MARK STOCK


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