Thanks to everyone who came out to our first show with the new roster at the Alberta Street Pub. It was a fantastic night of music. Coby Brown and The Frequence really knocked our socks off, and made for a memorable night. Can’t wait to see you March 22nd at Secret Society!
As we near completion on our second album, I feel it’s time to introduce our new members: drummer Andy Uppendahl and bassist Justin Palmer. Both fantastic musicians, Andy and Justin are bringing different dimensions to the band. Andy, a long-time friend has drummed in such amazing groups as Five O’clock People, Careen, Top Hat, and …
We had been taking a songwriting, retooling break while members of the band pursued other ventures, but now we’re back in the saddle, rehearsing and recording. We’re about 60% finished with a new LP with the working title of “Cooking Tips for New College Students”. Hmm, maybe that’s not a great title. I guess we …
A rock group with roots in classic and indie sounds, Portland’s Deepest Darkest spans decades and genres with influences from Led Zeppelin, Paul Simon, The Shins and Jellyfish. Formerly of The Carolines, songwriter and lead singer Nate Purscelley brings his melodic brand of pop guitar rock to the project with Derby front man and guitarist, Nat Johnson. Beautiful vocal harmonies, growling guitar riffs, and even some brassy trumpet parts can be heard during their energetic sets. A must see act.
-Francis Buford, The Spins
The members of Deepest Darkest are:
Regular guest musicians include:
Jared Abraham – drums
Matthew Lenhart – bass/piano
Andy Shepherd – drums
Dave Guilick – bass
Jaycob Van Auken – guitar
Bryan Free – keys
All photos by Chris Spicer at Formal Parka