That Much Further West Podcast
May 7, 2018
With a poet’s sense for drama and eye for detail, Portland-based singer-songwriter Kendall Core delivers songs with a dark edge — the action creeps from the shadows where the truth often hides from the light of day.
Hello Cruel World
May 3, 2018
As the guitars silently rage in the background, Core’s raw, gritty, and powerful vocals, which match the wall-shaking effects of the aforementioned Wennerstrom, tell the tale of a person on the move with no destination. A person who is impervious to all the noise and distractions, as her head “floats in the clouds”. Her lines are poetic with multitude meanings.
Core’s spell-casting pours vulnerability from every verse, and when the song comes to an end her howling feels both appropriate and freeing.