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Kelli Schaefer “Underground” on NPR

Kelli Schaefer is included in NPR Music’s list of “Most Essential Songs, Albums, Performances And Videos of 2017 (So Far)!

Kelli Schaefer is a local musician, so some of opbmusic’s staff had already seen her unveil songs from her album No Identity during a gig several months prior to this session. We thought we knew what to expect — but we weren’t prepared for this. Continue reading

Happy Birthday, “601”

Happy Birthday to Kelli Schaefer’s 601 EP – released May 28th, 2013! 🎉 🎂

“Kelli Schaefer recorded her 601 EP mostly alone (with major contributions from guitarist Ryan Lynch) in the Amigo Amiga Homeland throughout 2012. The album was released on a beautiful 10” clear vinyl and features sweeping tracks “Giants,” “Calm Down,” “I’ll Take You,” and “Inside The House Where Nobody Lives.” 601 is a look into the mind of a fractured-phsyche – a take on current culture and a demonstration of creativity where beauty is found not in spite of limitations, but in-part because of those limitations.”

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Willamette Week review
Portland Mercury interview