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interview: Horse Feathers

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09/15/2010

Bumbershoot 2010, Interviews, Music

I’ve always been a dedicated listener of Portland, OR’s Horse Feathers. So when they released their third album, Thistled Spring earlier this year, I instantly fell in love with the overwhelmingly lush instrumentation and sandy vocals that painted the record. Heading in a little more upbeat direction yet still capturing the feelings of struggle, Thistled Spring is probably Horse Feathers’ most balanced and best work yet.

I sat down with lead vocalist/guitarist Justin Ringle to talk about their new 7′ vinyl single, Thistled Spring, Bumbershoot, and his current state of mind.

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Horse Feathers’ new 7′ vinyl single is due out Nov 2nd. on Kill Rock Stars Records. The A-side is Nirvana’s Drain You and the B-side is Bonnet of Briars.

New tour dates can be found here.

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[mp3] Horse Feathers – Thistled Spring from Thistled Spring (2010)