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Q&A: Field Report’s Chris Porterfield Discusses The Substance Abuse, Spirituality, And Similes Behind Sophomore LP Marigolden

Field Report will release the follow-up to 2012's excellent self-titled debut this fall on Partisan Records. It's called Marigolden, and it finds Chris Porterfield's folk-rock…
Chris DeVille | June 24, 2014 - 11:08 am

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Field Report – “Never Look Back”

Field Report have been one of the most steadfast contributors to the Wisconsin music scene that birthed Bon Iver. (Head honcho Chris Porterfield played in…
Chris DeVille | January 18, 2018 - 9:15 am

Kalispell – “Windfall” (Stereogum Premiere)

Shane Leonard is an artful folk-rocker from Eau Claire, Wisconsin, so you won't be surprised to learn that he's one of the outer branches on…
Chris DeVille | April 4, 2016 - 10:04 am

Field Report – “Your Friend Tia”

It's been about a year and a half since Milwaukee country-rockers Field Report released Marigolden, their sophomore LP, but their new song has nothing to…
Tom Breihan | January 22, 2016 - 11:07 am

Field Report – “On Christmas Eve”

It seems that the only requirement these days to release a Christmas song is that it contain some semblance of jingle bells in the instrumentation…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 17, 2014 - 1:31 pm

Field Report – “Wings” Video

The first song we heard from Field Report's Marigolden was "Wings," which I described as "a midnight-black digi-folk tune in which synthesizers sound like blinding…
Chris DeVille | November 11, 2014 - 4:42 pm

Stream Field Report Marigolden

We've already heard four tracks from Field Report's gorgeous sophomore album, Marigolden -- "Wings," "Home (Leave The Lights On)," "Decision Day," and the title track
James Rettig | September 30, 2014 - 9:25 pm

Field Report – “Marigolden”

We've already heard three tracks from Field Report's upcoming sophomore album, Marigolden: "Wings," "
James Rettig | September 24, 2014 - 11:33 am

Field Report – “Decision Day”

"Decision Day" is the first song on Field Report's sophomore effort Marigolden. It's melancholy motorik country rock that splits the difference between the translucently brooding…
Chris DeVille | September 10, 2014 - 3:41 pm

Field Report – “Home (Leave The Lights On)” Video

Field Report will release their new album, Marigolden, next month, and they have already dropped two singles that mix folk music with shiny electronic. Now…
Miles Bowe | September 9, 2014 - 12:05 pm

Field Report – “Home (Leave The Lights On)”

The first track Field Report shared from their awesome sophomore album Marigolden was "Wings," a digital folk song that sounded like a faint white light…
Chris DeVille | August 13, 2014 - 11:55 am

Field Report – “Wings” (Stereogum Premiere)

Here's the first song Field Report have shared from their upcoming sophomore stunner Marigolden. It's called "Wings," and it's a midnight-black digi-folk tune in which…
Chris DeVille | July 14, 2014 - 10:38 am

Watch Field Report Cover Sufjan’s “Chicago”

Field Report is Chris Porterfield, Justin Vernon's former bandmate in DeYarmond Edison, and he's also the latest guest on the A.V. Club's Undercover video series,…
Tom Breihan | September 25, 2012 - 4:43 pm

Field Report – “Chico, The American”

Chris Porterfield, aka Field Report, came up with Justin Verson and the dudes from Megafaun in the band DeYarmond Edison way back. After DYE split,…
Michael Nelson | August 7, 2012 - 5:01 pm

Field Report – “Taking Alcatraz”

Field Report is the stage name of Eau Claire, WI songwriter Chris Porterfield, and like you might have guessed given his hometown, he's affiliated with…
Corban Goble | April 24, 2012 - 9:21 am