STRANGE GLORY: ST. VINCENT AT THE CRYSTAL BALLROOM
Fresh off the release of her latest album, “Strange Mercy” (which garnered a score of 9.0 on Pitchfork), Annie Clark of St. Vincent gave a stellar performance at Portland’s Crystal Ballroom. She’s a master of mood and ambience. Think glitz: fog machines and laser lights. Tacky? Not this time. Combined with Clark’s coolly stoic stage presence and angelic voice, it was otherworldly. The set list...
Twin Shadow and The Art of Being Okay
I guess I don’t quite understand the concept behind much of what’s hot right now in media. Mere adequacy reigns supreme. Perhaps it’s the sheer quantity of media images and sounds that are injected into our membranes each day, like a horse tranquilizer injected in our skulls through a steel-lined turkey baster, that allow us to move freely through artist’s discography...
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