With his stunning new album, Perfume Genius stops being sad and starts getting even.
From a young age, Mike Hadreas has been keenly aware that
his existence makes other people uncomfortable. To put it lightly, that
used to bum him out. The first two albums he released as Perfume
[FOLK ROCK] Greylag’s self-titled album
is a perfect introduction to Portland’s impending rainy season. The
debut LP from the local three-piece is heavy on moody vocals and
Merchandise is not a punk band. The orchestral swells and chiming acoustic guitars that welcome listeners to new album After the End
should make that obvious. But the Internet hype machine continu
Beach pop from the Oregon Coast gets its groove from relationships gone bad.
Like so many indie-rock bands, Holiday Friends started in
college. Founding members Scott Fagerland and Jesse Wityczak began
writing songs together in 2008 while students at the University of
How do you solve a mystery like Hundred Waters? Don’t ask the band.
A great album tells a story. Whether it’s a tale told
literally or a purely emotional ride, a narrative thread can make a
record feel like vastly more than the sum of its singles. The Moon