Casey Neill is really a Portland, Oregon-based singer/songwriter known for blending politically oriented folk with Celtic, punk, nation, and other designs. Neill grew up over the East Coastline but transferred to Olympia, Washington to wait Evergreen State School, where he became thinking about environmentalism and protest music. Through the entire middle-’90s, Neill proved helpful within the Pacific Northwest underground music picture, self-releasing a small number of cassettes and CDs before putting your signature on using the Appleseed label. Basing himself away from Portland, he released many albums for the label you start with his eponymous 1998 record. His following two albums, Skree (1999) and Portland Western world (2001), heavily highlighted his Celtic impact and were made by renowned Scottish fiddler Johnny Cunningham. He also made an appearance on Appleseed’s tribute record to Pete Seeger alongside Bruce Springsteen and Billy Bragg. Through the entire early 2000s, Neill continuing to tour seriously and released a live LP known as Go on 11th Road in 2004. The next yr, Amy Ray’s Daemon label released a compilation of Neill’s function called Memory space Against Forgetting. Following a short stint surviving in NY, he came back to Portland and authorized with In Music We Trust release a the acclaimed LP Brooklyn Bridge in 2007. Tugging from a variety of designs, the recording featured looks from Erin McKeown, John Wesley Harding, people from the Decemberists, and much more. His following LP, 2010’s Goodbye towards the Rank and Document, will be his 1st with new support music group the Norway Rats, which presented the Decemberists’ Jenny Conlee and many other significant Portland musicians. Another Norway Rats LP known as WHATEVER YOU Pretty Vandals found its way to 2013. 2015 noticed the discharge of 1 of Neill’s even more ambitious albums by means of Big Bridges, a cooperation with Japanese rock designer Takashi O’hashi.