Lindsay Hill & Nick Caceres – If Not For Kidnap

Art & Design
Lindsay unfolds a thick stack of pages. “Don’t panic, the text is very large,” he says and everyone laughs. The poetry is excellent, and the crowd is enthusiastic. Lindsay’s phrases are lyrical and the sounds he chooses are beautiful. He strings together clever scenes that make the audience break into laughter several times.


I have never heard Nick Caceres before. His band, Gratillium, is with the Tender Loving Empire label. Listen to Nick’s song, Henry Ford’s Streets, below:

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.


It’s nice to find a backyard that is so visually poetic.


I find a small garden and some bonsai trees.


The front porch is dark but people still talk and laugh. Nick stands along the railing and waits for a friend to drop off a replacement guitar because he broke a string from playing a strong first set of songs.


The reading series takes place every last Tuesday. More info on the If Not For Kidnap website. See you next month.

See Also:

Q&A with If Not For Kidnap & A Song by Vikesh Kapoor

Leave a Reply

Fashion Magazine Editorial Fashion Photography

Brady Lange — Post Gunn Interview


Last night was Brady's last night on Project Runway: Under the Gunn, and tonight he'll release his S/S14 collection. I spoke with Brady last week about what he's up to next: Marrow . . .


Concrete Constellations


Pairing them with a variety of textures fit for a solar system, Lane Oliveri shows Brady's shirts, pants, and tanks in new light. Check back  soon for a post-Under the Gunn interview . . .


Nathan VanHook — Stroking It

Art & Design

When I first chatted with Nathan VanHook, he was working in Miami at Art Basel, and I was across the country, footing through the snow-sloshed sidewalks of downtown Portland. We were . . .