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Portland Anonymous: Fragment Fifteen

It was not an easy process, but eventually we came up with a schedule to release the material that #N/A had recorded with us.  First we would release the two cd and dvd combo for the benefit concert, with the … Continue reading

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Portland Anonymous: Fragment Fourteen

I think silence was one of the most notable aspects of #N/A’s songwriting, but to be fair that isn’t something shared only by him.  The things one doesn’t talk about are just as important as the things one does talk … Continue reading

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Portland Anonymous: Fragment Thirteen

I’m not proud of what we did, not proud at all.  We knew that #N/A was a person with a big mouth, and he had some strong opinions, although not unjust ones, and we were having problems with him, so … Continue reading

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Portland Anonymous: Fragment Twelve

In looking at these videos I have reminded myself that #N/A was an enjoyable person to talk to, when he was in a talking mood, which was not all the time.  In all of the drama that we had as … Continue reading

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Portland Anonymous: Fragment Eleven

Benefit concerns have a long history in rock & roll and other genres.  In 1971 there was a benefit concert to help those in Bangladesh after the horrors of their war of independence against Pakistan.  Then there benefit concerts for … Continue reading

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Portland Anonymous: Fragment Ten

He was an artist I definitely would have liked to have seen live, but he didn’t seem interested in touring.  I’m not sure why that was the case.  I mean, I know he was shy, but there are plenty of … Continue reading

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Portland Anonymous: Fragment Nine

If ever there was an example of someone who made an odd celebrity in our current era, he was it.  It was almost like watching a time machine.  Back in the day, at least as far as our video footage … Continue reading

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Portland Anonymous: Fragment Eight

I have to admit I was a bit surprised when we were given the chance to have the first interview where #N/A talked after his identity was known.  It was strange for us, because we are a small church and … Continue reading

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Portland Anonymous: Fragment Seven

At first we liked the fact that #N/A was being nominated so much for awards, but eventually it became a problem. How would we preserve anonymity in the face of the attention that we were getting for the music?  Pretty … Continue reading

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Portland Anonymous: Fragment Six

I have to admit that the way we went about making recordings was pretty strange.  Any of the musicians in our label could record their part or get a group of others to record individually or separate and then call … Continue reading

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