album review: port o'brien
    • WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 07, 2009

    • Posted by:


    Misty and downtrodden are some words to describe the seafaring Port O'Brien, who find no shelter from stormy seas on their third LP, Threadbare. Frontman Van Pierszalowski is a master of perturbed isolation and loneliness in his songs, and here he keeps to the traditions of previous recordings, perhaps retroactively so. This is a band that specializes in a creating a specific environment with their shanties, (I like to call it 'optimistic misery'), and this record succeeds in creating a more ambivalent flux of emotion.

    ...keep reading...


    * * * * * * * * * * * *
    Port O'Brien on Myspace
    Hot Baeble Videos
    Alvarez Kings live at Baeble HQ

    Alvarez Kings live at Baeble HQ

    Tom Walker live at Baeble HQ

    Tom Walker live at Baeble HQ

    Overcoats live at Industry City

    Overcoats live at Industry City

    Clean Bandit live at Atlantic Records Recording Studio

    Clean Bandit live at Atlantic Records Recording Studio

    XXX 88 ft Diplo

    XXX 88 ft Diplo

    Computer Games  live at Baeble HQ

    Computer Games live at Baeble HQ

    Emily Warren live at Baeble HQ

    Emily Warren live at Baeble HQ

    Irontom live at Industry City

    Irontom live at Industry City

    Jasmine Thompson live at Atlantic Records Recording Studio

    Jasmine Thompson live at Atlantic Records Recording Studio

    Walker Lukens live at Baeble HQ

    Walker Lukens live at Baeble HQ

    © 2017 Baeble Media. All rights reserved.