Category Archives: Rockin’ Out

Reviews: An Overnight Low, “Piccadilly” (Portland), Secret Acorns, “On My Way Home I Swallowed A Cloud” (Winterport)

An Overnight Low, the musical moniker of Portland-based musician and songwriter Chad Walls, is equal parts proper rock band and academic project. On “Piccadilly,” the second album in a proposed trilogy that began with “Euston” last year and will end with “Waverly” next year,” he continues his three-album long exploration in song of a pivotal […]

Reviews: Oliver Waterman (pop rock), Weakened Friends (indie rock)

weakened friends

For a four-song EP, Oliver Waterman’s “Lament” is a fairly long-playing affair. The Portland multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter’s first official album feels greater than the sum of its parts, blending acoustic pop with a kind of highly arranged, folk-orchestral sound. Waterman, who played in a number of hyper local indie and punk bands in Portland before […]