This is the audio recording of a talk that took place at the Governor Hotel in Portland on June 9th 2010 hosted by the City Club of Portland. The panel discussed the Portland independent music scene. Moderator: Metro Council President and music aficionado David Bragdon Dave Allen of Pampelmoose, a music website covering indie music and a founding member and bass player for the post-punk band Gang of Four. He is also Director, Insights & Digital Strategy at North Rachel Blumberg is an American drummer and singer, best known for her tenure as the drummer for rock band The Decemberists. Jared Mees is the co-owner of DIY craft and music store/indie record label Tender Loving Empire and is lead singer and guitarist for Jared Mees and the Grown Children. Singer/songwriter Laura Veirs has a folk-sound with a focus on lyricism.
Listen to the discussion here: Independent Music in PDX [Click to play. Right click/Control click to download]