"Brick & Mortar" is a tour de force. Wonderful songs, wonderfully recorded!" - Tom Paxton
...at Miz Kitty's Parlour & Vaudevillian Revue at the Mission Theatre, April 2009...
The first to come on are Kate Power
and Steve Einhorn. You probably know
them, at least, from Artichoke Music,
the store they ran for 26 years and turned
into a Portland institution. Along the way,
they’ve developed a national reputation
as folk musicians, singers and composers.
As they move into “Highway 101,” with
Power on banjo and Einhorn on guitar, I
am sent immediately to that place of safety
that can only be reached at the hands of
journeymen artists. The power and precision
of their performance gives me the
complete trust to lean into the music, to
get lost in it.
Then Power takes out a ukulele and
begins “Before You Go,” a song she wrote
for Einhorn. He joins her on guitar. It is
a sweet song with sweet harmony. Like
all good folk songs, it sounds as if nobody
wrote it. It is as if it’s always been there."
NW Examiner, Portland, Oregon