Tag: Portland

Album Review: Sea Caves – Bright Forest

Album Review: Sea Caves – Bright Forest

February 1, 2016

My time spent in the Pacific Northwest is pretty limited and by limited I mean that the only outside parts of the region were seen through windows of the plane and car as I prepared for my friend’s wedding. What I do remember from that short weekend was the beautiful landscapes and scenery I got a...

New Discovery: Harvey

New Discovery: Harvey

January 26, 2016

One of my favorite ways to find new music is Bandcamp. There’s numerous ways to use tags to find whatever it is you are looking for and I often find myself spending hours just clicking along and stumbling across all kinds of new music to fall in love with. Enter Harvey, a...

Jessica’s Favorite Performances of 2015

Jessica’s Favorite Performances of 2015

December 28, 2015

2015 was not an easy year which means that UBL took a backseat. I reviewed a lot less albums and attended half as many shows as last year. While I missed some concerts that I would have loved to see, I did get to see a lot of bands that have been on my concert bucket...

Album Review: Blitzen Trapper – VII

Album Review: Blitzen Trapper – VII

January 8, 2014

I ran across the title track off Blitzen Trapper’s album Furr last night, which caught my ears. However, I noticed that they had just released VII in December (thanks last.fm).

Blitzen Trapper is a folk/rock sextet formed in Portland, Oregon. Throughout the album you can definitely hear their alt-country tone. While I am not...