Portlandia/IFCSteve Carson, Echo Echo's frontman, said the band was well aware of the show using their name. In a phone interview he said, "The producers of the show contacted us to asked permission to use our band
name last year and permission was granted. I'm not sure if they are
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Today, some more bad news: According to Verbicide, the Decemberists' keyboardist, Jenny Conlee, was diagnosed with cancer. In a note on their website and to fans on their mailing list, front man Colin Meloy said the band found out a month ago.
The good news is that Jenny caught it ear ... More >>
Providence's Elvis Perkins plays Club NME at Spaceland tonight, along with Pernice Brothers.
Perkins' despondent (yet somehow soothing) vocals are somewhat reminiscent of crooners Jeff Buckley, Colin Meloy (eh) or Rufus Wainwright—but minus all that excessive theatricality. And recently si ... More >>