Portland musician Thomas Dietzel has performed with numerous bands including Kindergarten (CMJ 1995), Shed Incorporated (NxNW 2000), Last Prick Standing (Nofest 2011), Six Legged Horse, Good News Combo Pack, and Redneck Baby. Dietzel has also collaborated with Matt Sheehy of Lost Lander (SxSW 2007). To date he has released over a dozen albums, including the new solo rock EP, Amsterdam.
Sutherlin is a Pacific Northwest take on modern country. The band's debut was produced by Chet Lyster (The Eels, Lucinda Williams, The Jayhawks).
Live, Sutherlin is Thomas performing alone with only his guitar and remarkable voice.