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XRAY.FM Presents: Hello Cruel World's 500th Episode w/ Richie Young & The Dead Lovers

  • 7:00pm Thursday, January 25, 2018

To celebrate the 500th episode of one of Portland's most beloved radio shows "Hello Cruel World" and its creator and host John Barrington Jones aka JBJ, local musician Ritchie Young (of Loch Lomond) has organized a very special evening of music. 

John Barrington Jones' "Hello Cruel World" is known for its unique themes and playlists, interviews and live performances. “Hello Cruel World” is broadcast on the local radio station XRAY.FM which aims to hold a boom mic up to the best and most distinctive of Portland. 

Ten plus years of weekly "Hello Cruel World" episodes featuring outstanding playlists, interviews and live performances by local and touring artists can be found in the archives at http://www.hellocruelworld.org/ 

Ritchie Young & the Dead Lovers (of Loch Lomond)
play selections from Magnetic Fields 69 Love Songs

Robin Bacior http://robinbacior.com/

By The Wind Sailor 
https://www.bythewindsailormusic.com/

TOC Concert Hall 1422 SW 11th Ave. Portland, OR 97201
theoldchurch.org
All Ages / Bar with ID
All proceeds benefit XRAY.FM radio

Ritchie Young (of Loch Lomond) and his band of Dead Lovers (Emily Overstreet, Kate O'Brien, Carmen Paradise, and Luke Valley) cover a selection of songs from the iconic Magnetic Fields' collection 69 Love Songs. 

Multi-talented lead vocalist of Portland's adored Loch Lomond, Ritchie Young is known for his own ambitious production, so assembling a group of excellent musicians to perform a selection of songs from Magnetic Fields 69 Love Songs is fitting. 

https://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/5041-69-love-songs/

All things Loch Lomond here:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/f89784af-5484-4937-80a1-fa1d9ff001df

Robin Bacior's songs come at you like a Viking ship sliding through a foggy dawn toward the light. Creating movement with her simple yet ballet-like piano, and accentuated by simple orchestral elements, singer/songwriter Bacior sets the pace in these quieter and fiery moments. Then she draws the listener back with soothing and reassuring vocals. JENI WREN STOTTRUP 

http://robinbacior.com/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13ZarUCdnY0

By The Wind Sailor

https://www.bythewindsailormusic.com/

"Nice laidback folky pop. J. Wong’s songs have a nice -sincere sound that is most appealing…and they sound nothing like what you normally hear from your average up-and-coming underground rock band. Wong was a founding member of the band Rand-Univac and is now out on his own writing and recording music in a decidedly different genre. This guy has a great voice and writes what might best be described as classic folky pop. With the right marketing and luck…Wong could very easily find himself hugely famous…"
- LMNOP/BABYSUE

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