Posts Tagged ‘Portland’

Arts Roundup: ‘When Foxes Attack’ Edition

Morning, readers.
*John Prine gets a lot of love on a new star-packed tribute record called Broken Hearts & Dirty Windows: Songs of John Prine. Conor Oberst, Deer Tick, My Morning Jacket, and the DBT are all, apparently, implicated. Sounds like a recipe for awesome. (Via Pitchfork, which also has the track listing.)
*The Independent zings the [...]

The District Sleeps Uneasy Tonight: The Builders and the Butchers @ Rock & Roll Hotel

It is an odd phenomenon that ex-punk rockers sometimes make great roots musicians. The Builders and the Butchers may not make pretty crossover folk pop like Ryan Adams or the Avett Brothers, but since frontman and erstwhile punk brat Ryan Sollee emerged from the cocoon of Portland’s folk scene, the Builders and the Butchers have [...]