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REVIEW: Turtlenecked – Pure Plush Bone Cage


By Arya Imig

Turtlenecked is the latest, but perhaps greatest, find by Good Cheer Records, who have dedicated themselves to chronicling the emergence of the best potential Portland has to offer. They succeed. Turtlenecked mastermind Harrison Smith exemplifies the aesthetic the label best strives for with his debut album, Pure Plush Bone Cage. Songwriting comes first for Smith and you can tell by the myriad of sound that are taken into account into developing his sound.

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Episode 142: Good Cheer


Thanks to Blake Hickman and Mo Troper of Good Cheer Records for joining us this week! You can check it out above, or download it here.


  • Blake Hickman and Mo Troper of Good Cheer Records join us to talk about the challenges of starting a label, the foolishness of small pressings of vinyl, and the future of their label.


  • EL VY – “Return to the Moon (Political Song for Didi Bloome to Sing, with Crescendo)”
  • Sabonis – “More Time”
  • Royal Headache – “High”
  • Stone Temple Pilots – “Interstate Love Song”

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