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M. Lockwood Porter announces Netherlands tour in February 2020

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M. Lockwood Porter announces Netherlands tour in February 2020

M. Lockwood Porter's first Netherlands shows! We've got a short tour planned for the end of February: Tues, 2/18 - Utrecht, NL @ TivoliVredenburgThurs, 2/20 - Bergen, NL @ TaverneFri, 2/21 - Rotterdam, NL @ Hostel Room (Free)Sat, 2/22 - Amsterdam, NL @ Cafe Keppler If you're local, be sure to let us know if you're coming out and if you'll like flyers or posters. Pass along the dates and venues to your friends, too! We'll let you know when tickets are available. We'll be bringing as many records and merch as we possibly can. Including 2nd pressings of Porter's...

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M. Lockwood Porter comes home for the holidays

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M. Lockwood Porter comes home for the holidays

It's a Thanksgiving miracle: Former Berkeleyite M. Lockwood Porter is coming home. Briefly, that is.

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Twangville - Mayer’s Picks – the Best of 2019 (So Far), the Albums

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Twangville - Mayer’s Picks – the Best of 2019 (So Far), the Albums

Porter channels his frustration about the state of the world into a glorious rock and roll record.  The lyrical bite can be potent yet not without a glimmer of optimism and rebellion.  “Our redemption song can topple walls but first we must compose it,” he sings on “The Dream Is Dead”.

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Twangville - Mayer’s Playlist for Spring 2019, Part 1

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Twangville - Mayer’s Playlist for Spring 2019, Part 1

Mayer’s Playlist for Spring 2019, Part 1 Waiting For a Sign, M. Lockwood Porter (from the Black Mesa Records release Communion in the Ashes) M. Lockwood Porter is on a quest, longing to step beyond the anguish and misery he sees around him in hopes of finding a better place, personally and for everyone.  The opening – and title – track freely acknowledges the depths to which we’ve sunk.  “There used to be a blueprint for dignity and hope,” he sings, “but the threads have all unraveled at the end of this old rope.”  Yet, rather than wallow in misery...

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AltCountry.nl - M. Lockwood Porter

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AltCountry.nl - M. Lockwood Porter

AltCountry.nl - M. Lockwood Porter Translated (paragraphs added): Bruce Springsteen has it. American Aquarium has it. Mr. Lockwood Porter has it. They can all convert negative circumstances into positive energy. Communion In The Ashes (Black Mesa Records) is full of battle songs. It is what americana is all about: describe the circumstances, find something about it, do something with it. Delivering songs that can trigger something. Build a community on the ashes. On the title track, M. says goodbye to San Francisco, though he realized at the time he didn't write the song yet that he was really leaving, back...

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