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Album Review: Mount Eerie – Sauna: Pop Press Pick

Phil Elverum is the James Joyce of Anacortes, Washington. Although any one of his works may not equate to the singular force of Ulysses, his cohesive and monolithic body of work as a…

Dark Pop Band Bouquet Shares “Stacks on Stacks” From Upcoming EP

We’ve followed the career of California band Bouquet since before the existed. After her project The Finches came to a halt, Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs took some time gathering her thoughts and forging a…

The Day Sufjan Stevens and Mount Eerie Both Shared New Music and We Thought We’d Died

I’ve had an ongoing conversation with a few friends during which I attempt to convince them that some value lies in identifying contemporary music’s (still active) most creative voices. Often, this results in some…

Stream Hungry Cloud Darkening’s Glossy Recall

Pacific Northwest label Off Tempo recently released a new album, Glossy Recall, from Anacortes based band Hungry Cloud Darkening, and we’re bringing you the whole thing in all its glory for your streaming pleasure….

Hungry Cloud Darkening Shares “Blue Green” from Glossy Recall

Anacortes, Washington based band Hungry Cloud Darkening is set to release their new album Glossy Recall, out October 7th via OFF TEMPO. After a close listen to the band, you won’t be surprised to…

Anacortes Unknown 2014 as Magical as Ever

Making the trek from Austin, TX to Anacortes, WA, each July has become an essential pilgrimage for me. Jutting out into the Pacific Ocean, hidden in the furthest northern reaches of Washington state,…

Album Review: Wyrd Visions – Half-Eaten Guitar

Visions is true folk-metal.  There’s repetition for the sake of repetition, casting off expectations for a big build.  On the opening track “Sigill,” fragile vocals come in after 2:30 of the same acoustic guitar riff….

Album Review: Mount Eerie – Pre-Human Ideas

The day’s light is almost gone. The street that leads you home is the same as it always has been. Yet as the early winter, dusky light bounces through the branches of the…

Mount Eerie Shares New Cut of Track from Upcoming Live LP

We wrote previously about how deliriously happy we are over Mount Eerie’s upcoming album Live in Bloomington, September 30, 2011. Mount Eerie has a longstanding track record of both putting out small releases on…

Mount Eerie to Release New Live Collection via XRA Records

Despite Mount Eerie’s primary creative force Phil Elverum owning and running his own successful label, the musician has a history of releasing EPs, singles, and collections through other channels. Yesterday the announcement came…

The Best Albums of 2012

Welcome to Pop Press International’s list of the best albums of 2012. There are a few things we have to confess to you before you read further. Let’s cut right to the chase….

Mount Eerie Live at the Parish

A week ago, DIY-hero Phil Elverum, who has produced some of independent music’s most iconic records, brought Mount Eerie to the Parish, touring behind a pair of thematically linked 2012 releases, Clear Moon and…

Album Review: Mount Eerie – Ocean Roar

Much of what I wrote about Mount Eerie’s recent release Clear Moon holds true for the album that can be considered its counterpart, Ocean Roar, out today on Mount Eerie’s only constant member Phil…

Show Preview: Mount Eerie at The Parish

Pop Press International has likely brought you as much Mount Eerie coverage as any other music blog over the past few months. We interviewed creative force Phil Elverum… twice, brought you an article…

Exclusive New Music from Bouquet – “Drifted”

Bouquet is a new project fronted by Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs, who released several collections of beautiful, sparse indie folk songs under the name the Finches. The band also includes songwriter Tom Filardo of…

Mount Eerie’s Phil Elverum Talks About Upcoming Tour and Album, Ocean Roar

All this week we’re bringing you coverage from our recent time in the Pacific Northwest. The focus of our trip was attending the first installation of Anacortes Unknown Music Series, organized by Phil…

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