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One band's campaign leads to a 'Portlandia' sketch

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Music / Rock & Pop : Pitchfork: Reviews (last year)

On a recent episode of Portlandia, there was a sketch that made fun of overly quiet folk music. Fred Armisen got on a stage in a field with a banjo, the band got ready, played a few hushed notes, and he sang "I had a dream, of my gr... Read Post

'Portlandia' Star Carrie Brownstein Promises New Music in Season Two

Entertainment / Music : Spinner.com (3 years ago)

IFC It's a wonder that Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen started a sketch comedy duo instead of a band. Their IFC show 'Portlandia' is crowded with musicians such as Aimee Mann, James Mercer, Colin Meloy, Sarah McLachlan and Browns... Read Post

Soundcheck: 'Portlandia' star and her Wild Flag band members

Entertainment : The Marquee Blog (3 years ago)

Carrie Brownstein has been plenty busy, between working on a book and her sketch comedy TV show with Fred Armisen, "Portlandia," but she's also back to touring and recording with Wild Flag. Wild Flag is a Frankenstein monster (in a ... Read Post


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