Hot on the hind of their 2011 studio album The King Is Dead, Portland’s finest indi-folk folks The Decemberists deliver their first live album – two discs of highly literate down-home goodness.
Consider me a love doctor, and grab one of these playlists, take aurally and call me in the morning…for a whinge. Everybody needs a ‘depressmo’ mix, here’s one I prepared earlier.
After a surprisingly rancorous rock effort in 2009’s semi-concept album Hazards of Love, Portland’s The Decemberists return with The King is Dead; turning one-eighty degrees to release a soft-edged country album. And, oh, it really is lovely. Opener Don’t Carry It All sets the tone, letting you know that Colin Meloy and Co. have hit [...]
Some bands come along that are family-friendly; you can buy their CDs as presents for your mother, play their music in shopping centres, or as background music at all-ages family get-togethers. The Good Ship are NOT that band.