Risley's Michael Deresh On How To "Kill The Clock"
Wed, 02 Mar 2016 08:16:24
Risley is the brain child of Michael Deresh, a new band made up of the collective contributions of some of Portland, Oregon's more familiar musical voices: Tea For Julie, Paper Brain, and Typhoon, to name just a few.
An integral figure in the city's musical landscape since 1997, Deresh was a founding member and organizer of the PDX Pop Now! festival. From 2002-2010, the band he and current bandmate Travis Stanek were in, Tea For Julie, opened for acts like The Lemonheads, Evan Dando, Menomena, Snow Patrol, and the Thermals. In 2010, clearly not busy enough, Deresh founded Lamplight Studios.
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