Home / Events / Music Calendar / The Moondoggies, the Maldives

The Moondoggies, the Maldives

EMILEE BOOHER
9 pm., Wednesday December 05 | $12.
Mississippi Studios
3939 N Mississippi Ave.
 
[ROOTS ROCK] The Moondoggies is a band that mixes wistful Americana melodies and warm organ tones with surefooted electric-guitar riffs. More than anything, though, the band is driven by brawny, multi-part harmonies. On its 2010 sophomore album, Tidelands, the Seattle group toes the line between accentuating its tracks with a sea of voices and simply drowning them in it. Despite claiming his shyness for singing in the past, frontman Kevin Murphy pushes his classic-rock-inspired pipes confidently through the album, leaving the listener yearning for more precious solo time with the singer. This is not to say the band’s swelling harmonies aren’t beautifully executed—they are, and they make for a great live show. But the key for the Doggies’ next move will be to save its vocal manpower for the moments that really warrant it, and give what’s underneath the chance to shine through. 



Where: Mississippi Studios
Phone: 288-3895
Address: 3939 N Mississippi Ave.
Website: www.mississippistudios.com

 
 

Mississippi Studios

3939 N Mississippi Ave.
Portland, OR
 
Other events in Music Calendar

Diarrhea Planet, Ex Hex, Summer Cannibals

Friday, May 22, 2015

[GARAGE SHREDDERS] What better way to counterbalance the raucous, riff-heavy sausage fest of Diarrhea Planet than with the flawless, female-fronted garage pop of Ex ...

9 pm | $15 tickets available online day of show only.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map

The Waterboys, Connor Kennedy and Minstrel

Friday, May 22, 2015

[ROCK] Far from the pastoral, acoustified extremes of 1988's classic Fisherman's Blues—whose sessions were exhaustively cataloged in last year's six-disc, C ...

8 pm | $35. Under 21 permitted with legal guardian.
Aladdin Theater 3017 SE Milwaukie Ave. Portland Web | Map

Father John Misty, Temples

Friday, May 22, 2015

[BEARD GARBAGE] Band-dude dickbaggery reaches its sad apotheosis with Joshua Tillman’s work as Father John Misty. While it’s easy to hate the casual misogyny and ...

9 pm | Sold out.
Crystal Ballroom 1332 W Burnside St. Portland Web | Map
Also At Mississippi Studios

Diarrhea Planet, Ex Hex, Summer Cannibals

Friday, May 22, 2015

[GARAGE SHREDDERS] What better way to counterbalance the raucous, riff-heavy sausage fest of Diarrhea Planet than with the flawless, female-fronted garage pop of Ex ...

9 pm | $15 tickets available online day of show only.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map

PHOX, Yoya

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

[WISCONSIN MELANCHOLY] For the past decade, there has been hauntingly beautiful music coming out of the cheese woods. PHOX, the latest Wisconsinites to make a vocal- ...

9 pm | $15.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map

Twin Peaks, Chastity Belt, Modern Vices

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

[GARAGE PUNK] The cover of Wild Onion, the second LP from Chicago’s Twin Peaks, looks very much like the U.S. version of the Rolling Stones’ classic Af ...

9 pm | $12
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close