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The Deslondes

NOLA five-piece Country/R&B fusion

The Deslondes

Twain

Fri, June 16

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

Doug Fir Lounge

Portland, OR

$12.00

This event is 21 and over

The Deslondes
The Deslondes
The Deslondes are a five-piece band from New Orleans. In the time between the release of their self-titled debut and sophomore album, Hurry Home, The Deslondes have toured the world and
drawn critical acclaim for their studied and inventive take on New Orleans country and R&B. Hurry Home represents a sonic shift from the country-folk of their debut to a psychedelic soul
sound, with a stronger emphasis on organ and electric guitar. The band split up songwriting and lead vocal duties among its five members, continuing its democratic ethos and musical
versatility. Recording sessions took place throughout the past year in New Orleans and Nashville alongside longtime producer Andrija Tokic. The album that emerged is Hurry Home. “It’s a fitting title for this album because our lives and our songwriting revolve around leaving and returning, or searching for, home,” says the band. “And home can be a physical place, a relationship, or a state of mind.”
Twain
Twain
Twain is the music of Mt. Davidson. For the past decade or so, Davidson has cultivated the songs and sounds of Twain. The music attempts to create a bridge, a meeting place, between the terrestrial and the mystic, “abiding in the midlands of transcendence” (quote: Luke Greki - thanks luke!).
After its quiet release in 2014, Life Labors in the Choir has steadily gained devoted listeners throughout the globe and continues to blossom. Twain will release a new record of songs, Rare Feeling Pt. 1 in time for the fall equinox.
Twain will appear in support of Big Thief, as well as at a variety of festivals, nationwide this summer.