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
“Watching Kelli Schaefer perform is an enthralling experience. The Portland native moves on stage with a subtle anxiety that adds urgency and importance to virtually every word she sings. And can she ever sing.” – read the full review and watch a live in-studio session at OPB Music.
Big Black Box
Modern Kin, the Portland trio made up of former Pastors’ Wives Drew Grow, Kris Doty and Jeremiah Hayden, introduces themselves with an extended set of songs from their self-titled, Janet Weiss-produced debut, and talks about the band they left behind and the new musical perspective moving them forward.