Van Go Lion, an exciting electropop duo from Portland, are in the process of recording their first full length album. Amy Paige and Josh Loerzel met a couple years back when Amy put an ad on Craigslist looking for a band to sing with. Pure pop perfection was born when Amy and Josh met, and Van Go Lion was born. Their infectious brand of pop brings to mind crowded clubs with glowing dance floors. You can't hear a Van Go Lion song without dancing, just a little.
Amy's vocals are flawless, and Josh's piano and synth playing accompany her beautifully. I can't tell you how excited I am to discover such powerful pop! Come along with me while I talk to Amy about the state of pop music today, Portland, and Van Go Lion's upcoming album.
Liz recently returned to her hometown of Portland, OR from San Francisco, where she wrote consumer product reviews forWired magazine. Writing about music has been a lifelong dream for her. She learned about music from her supercool sisters in the '80s, who exposed her to everything from Pet Shop Boys to Slaughter. Known for remembering every song she hears, Liz can never ignore lyrics, which can either make or break a song, in her opinion. When not rocking out at shows, Liz spends time singing a lot of karaoke and playing Rock Band. She can't help being a nerd, okay?
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