Sounds Like: Nick Drake, Mice Parade, Horse Feathers, Low
Label: False Migration
Manager: Stirling Myles
Bio: Weaned in the mile-high confines of Denver, Colorado, the core of Portland chamber-folk collective Alameda—guitarist/vocalist Stirling Myles, and cellist/vocalist Jessie Dettwiler—have weathered their share of evolutions during their musical marriage. Earning accolades for their collaborative, co...See Full Bio
"Apparently Alameda is a “new” band. I couldn’t tell it by navigating my way, track-by-track through their album, Seasons/Spectres. While they may be new to each other and exist under the umbrella of a new title, none of Alameda’s 5 members are new to the business or to the Portland music scene. The album bursts at the seams with skilled and creative musicianship and composition. Call it folk. Call it chamber music. Call it whatever you want. Alameda is delicate and simple. Stirling Myles’ song-writing is wholesome and relatable. To top it all off, they claim the great city of Portland as their stomping grounds and we LOVE good, local music."