It’s been about a month since the inaugural All Roads Music Festival happened in Belfast, ME (May 16, 2015). HillyTown photographer Conall O’Brien was there to catch the action, and we checked in with festival director Meg Shorette for her thoughts on the experience, and to find out what lies ahead.
Interview by Bryan Bruchman.
. . . → Read More: All Roads Music Festival Recap + Interview
I am writing on a computer that has seen far better days. This was once a glorious laptop I could take to coffee shops, but now it’s hooked into an external monitor out of necessity. It’s as if the poor thing is on life support, except I’m totally ready to blast it into smithereens.
You . . . → Read More: Friday Roundup: Backlash, Record Store Day crackers and more
Lady Lamb performing at Port City last month, openers Cuddle Magic will take the stage at SPACE next week. PHOTO: HillyTown/Andrew Foster
It’s true — I’m not Dylan Martin, your usual HillyTown weekly Friday rounder-uper. Dylan is currently working on a more involved story for HillyTown that will be up next week (or so . . . → Read More: Friday Roundup: RVIVR, Action Bronson, AFRAID and First Friday
First of all, apologies for the lack of updates over here the ol’ HillyTown home — between the flu, SXSW, and multiple full-time jobs, things have been a bit busy at HQ. But no worries: we don’t want Hilly to fade into a Portland myth like The Taxis or Marie Stella.
Let’s start with one . . . → Read More: Cuddle Magic goes from Lady Lamb opening to SPACE headliners
Words by Jeff Beam / Photos by Andrew Foster
Lady Lamb @ Port City Music Hall – 3.13.15 – photo by Andrew Foster
On Friday the 13th, Port City Music Hall hosted Portland ex-pat Lady Lamb (RIP “the Beekeeper”) for her highly-anticipated record release show (we went record shopping with her the night before . . . → Read More: Recap: Lady Lamb / Cuddle Magic / Henry Jamison @ PCMH [3.13.2015]
Welcome to HillyTown Goes Record Shopping — our regular feature where one of our staff members visits one of the many record shops around the city of Portland with musicians to find out just where their eclectic and personal tastes come from. This week we visited the Portland Bull Moose location with the one and only Aly Spaltro aka Lady Lamb — who will be playing a welcome home show at Port City Music Hall tonight starting at 8 p.m. . . . → Read More: HillyTown Goes Record Shopping with Lady Lamb
By Dylan Martin. Welcome to the first edition of Hilly Town’s Friday Roundup, as written by a recovering local music journalist who’s looking to get back into the game for some reason. So I’m a little out-of-touch, but I think this roundup can help give you an idea of what’s happened in the past week, between the daily posts by Kevin Steeves here and articles written elsewhere on the interwebs. . . . → Read More: Friday Roundup: Lady Lamb, GWP, HOME, Mama’s, and more!
We produced this video in collaboration with Aly Spaltro (Lady Lamb) and BreakThru Radio. Thanks to Jeff Beam, SPACE Gallery, WCYY, Bart & Greg’s, Bull Moose, and everybody else who helped out or let us film on those whirlwind couple of days back in March.
This one has been a very long time coming. Lady Lamb The Beekeeper‘s big debut LP, Ripely Pine, comes out next Tuesday (2/19) on Ba Da Bing, but you can stream the whole thing today.
Head over to WNYC Soundcheck for individual tracks, or listen to the whole thing right . . . → Read More: Stream Lady Lamb’s Ripely Pine Now!
We’re starting to really get used to – and enjoy – these shows where bands take it to the crowd, be that on the floor, or on chairs, benches, bars, etc. Last night at SPACE Gallery was certainly one of those. Though Brooklyn band Lucius had to cancel, the two acts still on the . . . → Read More: Pearl And The Beard and You Won’t Played SPACE [12.2.12]