By Jeremy Zimmerman

Kyle Craft | photo by Jeremy Zimmerman |

Living in a post-ironic, post-Portlandia world, it’s with good reason that many things coming out of Portland these days are met with skepticism. Even though Kyle Craft operates out of the rainy northwestern metropolis, his well-heeled Southern roots give him more than an ounce of sincerity that informs his fiery songwriting.

Flying solo as the opener of night two of NonCOMM, Kraft played a set worthy of wholesome adoration. With a unique vocality drawn from sources of inspiration as classical as Dylan and post-postmodern as Father John Misty, he wowed …read more