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Monday, July 19, 2010

PDX Pop Now Primer: Krebsic Orkestar, Kusikia

Posted by Ethan Jayne on Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 5:39 PM

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11 days until the 2010 PDX Pop Now! Festival kicks off. Until then, take a moment to get a little better acquainted with two of the acts that will be performing.

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Krebsic Orkestar is a Balkan gypsy brass ensemble that sometimes tops out at fifteen members, sharing the haunting, infectious Eastern Folk with us Western folk.
LISTEN:

Krebsic Orkestar - "Bolujem Ja"

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Originally from Tacoma, Kusikia (pronounced "Koo-See-Kee-Ah") jazzily contort and experiment with the wailing peaks and hushed valleys of guitar and drums based post-rock.
LISTEN:

Kusikia - "Shaker"

The PDX Pop Now! Festival takes place from July 30 — August 1 at Rotture (320 SE 2nd Ave, Free to all ages)

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