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Nashville Under-the-Radar Emo: PORTSMOUTH

Nashville Under-the-Radar Emo: PORTSMOUTH

The solo act out of Nashville, PORTSMOUTH, brings down an avalanche of sentimental reflection with lyricism that speaks from experience. Intricate rhythmic guitar, chock full of ornate suspensions and hammer-ons, beautifully compliment the artist's subtly ambient, yet commanding, vocals. Popular emo themes of loss, past mistakes, and the never-ending search for self-improvement are beautifully embellished with spaced vocal phrasing that often builds to hard hitting choruses. Do yourself a favor and throw some PORTSMOUTH songs into you "in my feels" playlist for maximum self-empathy, and look out for upcoming shows around the Nashville area. - Michael Simpson 

Published: September 12, 2017 |

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