Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Storm Large - Dearly Departed: Asylum Road

The "Dearly Departed" CD is a collection of ballads inspired by residents of Portland's Lone Fir Cemetery. The track "Asylum Road", inspired by Charity Lamb, was written and performed by Storm Large. The track "Broken Flowers", inspired by Archie Brown and James Johnson, was written by James Beaton and performed by Temper Johns. Read the real stories beind the songs of the (d)early departed at the Friends of Lone Fir Cemetery website. The album is available at Portland record stores (Music Millennium, etc) and cdbaby.

Dearly Departed: True Lies In Song Unearthed From Lone Fir

Oct 16, 2008 - Storm Large was a guest on the Film Fever Radio show and talked about writing and recording "Asylum Road". Listen to the segment in Episode 121 of the Film Fever Radio podcast.

Oct 20, 2008 - Kate Sokoloff, the producer of the CD, was a guest of the MastamMusic Hour and previewed some songs from the CD. Listen to the segment in Episode 61 Part 1 of the MastamMusic Hour podcast.

Oct 25, 2008 - Storm Large and Holcombe Waller sing their original songs on Live Wire. Listen to the performance in the October 25th Live Wire podcast.

Nov 1, 2008 - Kate Sokoloff, Ritchie Young, Matt Sheehy, and Pete Krebs discuss and perform some songs in the Oregon Public Broadcasting studio.

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