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  • Summary: Before the release of this debut solo album, Chris Porterfield was a member of DeYarmond Edison with Justin Vernon (aka Bon Iver) and Megafaun (Brad Cook, Phil Cook, and Joe Westerlund).
  • Record Label: Partisan
  • Genre(s): Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative Singer/Songwriter, Alternative Country-Rock, Roots Rock, Indie Folk
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  1. May 29, 2013
    90
    Field Report’s debut maintains a wondrous sense of ambiguity while still creating an unbelievable urgency.
  2. Sep 12, 2012
    90
    Porterfield has a way of entwining lyrical detail and broad sentiment that is compelling and original. [Sep 2012, p.76]
  3. Sep 12, 2012
    84
    Chris Porterfield has found the sweet spot between masterful attention to details and broad understanding of the breadth of a record.
  4. Sep 12, 2012
    80
    The result is 10 songs of lyrical brilliance that will have music listeners giving Porterfield the credit that's long overdue.
  5. Sep 21, 2012
    80
    It would all add up to another listen-to-it-once bit of over-serious Americana noir if the songs weren't so good. But they're good.
  6. Sep 19, 2012
    75
    If a breathy, acoustic aquarium is up your alley, then take the dive and swim alongside Porterfield's magical lyricism.
  7. Sep 13, 2012
    66
    Mostly, Field Report sounds a lot like his old band.

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