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Saturday, July 24, 2010

PDX Pop Now Primer: Rollerball, Shoeshine Blue

Posted by Ethan Jayne on Sat, Jul 24, 2010 at 2:39 PM



Ridiculously longstanding experimental outfit Rollerball is still making progressive, unique sounds—their newest is Two Feathers, a CD+DVD with explorations in sax, synth and soul.

Rollerball - "Richard Wright"

  • Jay Wright

Shoeshine Blue's bio aptly describes his style, "as if Mississippi John Hurt listened to Dead Moon". Whether solo or collaborating with members from some of Portland's finest—Nick Jaina and Blind Pilot to name a couple—his set will be worth getting to the fest early (Saturday at noon) to catch.


Shoeshine Blue - "The Oldest Dance"


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