“Robin’s honeyed but vibrant voice hits gentle, bestowing the listener with comfort and calm.” NPR’s All Songs Considered
“Her brand of folk is straightforward at its core, but then nicely fancied up, with piano and strings allowing the intricacies and peculiarities of her massively affecting vocals to shine through.” The L Magazine
"A guitar. A voice. Sometimes that’s all a musician needs to lift the listener to a higher place. Smart lyrics help, too, and Robin Bacior has them." - Dave Riedel, CBS News
“Carefully woven folk sound and tender vocals, showing that sometimes a quiet power is all you really need.” – Nylon
Nick Delffs (formerly Death Songs, The Shaky Hands) is creating a divine fusion between Townes Van Zandt and James Brown by means of his own mighty, highly original soul. There is that deep love and physicality of rhythm and syncopation married to the studied lyricism of folk. It is a potent combo -- a truly alchemical vision that deserves the world's utmost attention.
His debut Redesign will be out July 21st from Mama Bird Recording Co.
"Aside from impeccable reference points, "Redesign" makes a remarkable case for self-sufficiency in the studio." - Willamette Week
"Nick Delffs spent years living in the moment. But on Redesign, he trades life in the moment in for life in the real world. It suits him well." - Portland Mercury
Megan Diana sings, writes and records piano-based pop music based in Portland, Oregon.