Tagged: Chelsea Wolfe


Dirty Work

Eight musicians look bag on their first gigs From the magazine: ISSUE 88, October/November 2013 Adolescence is an uncomfortable time for everyone, but for those of us obliged to enter the work force at that … read more »

POSTED October 9, 2013 10:30AM IN NWSPRINT TAGS: , , , , , , , ,

Interview: Chelsea Wolfe

When Chelsea Wolfe is giving it all that she’s got, as on big, string-laden anthems like “House of Metal” and “The Waves Have Come,” it’s like her voice also contains something of a whisper within … read more »

POSTED September 4, 2013 11:47AM IN MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC INTERVIEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Stream: Chelsea Wolfe, “The Waves Have Come”

Where the sparse arrangements of her 2012 acoustic album, Unknown Rooms, spotlighted the incremental fluctuations of her voice, Chelsea Wolfe‘s Pain Is Beauty feels like a more wide-angled affair, folding her soprano into swaths of … read more »

POSTED August 20, 2013 11:04AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , ,

Stream: Chelsea Wolfe, “Fight Like Gods”

In the first few bars of “Fight LIke Gods,” there’s a certain melodic turn in Chelsea Wolfe‘s voice that reminds me a lot of This Mortal Coil’s “The Siren Song,” an ethereal Jim Buckley cover … read more »

POSTED April 22, 2013 1:24PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,

Live at Grand Street Bakery: Chelsea Wolfe

On a cold day last month, Chelsea Wolfe came to Grand Street Bakery to warm up and serenade us with her beautiful, raw voice.  She gently plucked her guitar and sang “Boyfriend,” taken from album … read more »

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Stream: Chelsea Wolfe, “Flatlands (Lust For Youth Remix)”

When it came out last year, “Flatlands” saw the notoriously macabre Chelsea Wolfe literally bowing down before the altar of less is more, lyrically expressing her desire for the simpler things in life (a stretch … read more »

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Stream: Chelsea Wolfe, “Flatlands”

The thing with Chelsea Wolfe is that she just goes for it. Listening to her music, there’s no sense of distance between the songs she’s writing and herself. She’s willing to use maudlin strings, to … read more »

POSTED October 1, 2012 3:15PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

In Portland With: Music Fest NW

Music Fest NW is the perfect way to learn Portland. For five nights, bands from the fest’s insane lineup perform in venues spread across town, the city quickly becoming a seamless blend of cabs, lines … read more »

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Stream: Chelsea Wolfe, “Appalachia”

The haunting sway and vocal trill of Chelsea Wolfe’s “Appalachia” has a folksy swagger that feels as much indebted balladeering and old mountain bards as it is to music right now. Her new album, Unknown … read more »

POSTED September 20, 2012 6:35PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (5) TAGS: ,

Live: Portland’s Music Fest Northwest

In a couple key ways, if you’ve been to one music festival, you’ve basically been to most of them. I don’t say that in a disparaging way, more just to point out that at these … read more »

POSTED September 10, 2012 2:15PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,