Monday, May 24, 2010

Newmusicmonday #44 :: Portico

image:: Portico,

This week's Victoria Day/Fête des patriotes edition of newmusicmonday features the Portico {MySpace, CBCr3from East Van. Their third album, First Neighbours, was released over a year ago to much acclaim. They craft songs with meaning, touching on socially relevant themes along with evoking a late-80s/early-90s vibe of alt rock. These two live clips capture that spirit::

The "Battle of Duck Lake" refers to the Métis resistance that began the North-West rebellion in Saskatchewan.
Twitterversion:: [blog+video+clip] #Newmusicmonday featuring #vancouverindie band Portico. Socially relevant lyrics with a neo-Pixies sound  @Prof_K

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