Home / Events / Music Calendar / The Resolectrics, Steelhead, Jeffrey Martin and Anna Tivel

The Resolectrics, Steelhead, Jeffrey Martin and Anna Tivel

JEFF ROSENBERG
9 pm., Friday February 15 | $8 advance, $10 day of show.
Mississippi Studios
3939 N Mississippi Ave.
 

[CREEDENCE CLEARWATER RESURRECTED] Missing that CCR sound? Skip John Fogerty’s upcoming self-tribute of duets with the likes of Kid Rock, and hearken to the Resolectrics’ debut album, High Water. That chooglin’ beat and crunchy guitar sound evoke classic Creedence Clearwater, while the presence of keyboards keeps it from a straight Revival. Of course, the band can’t quite match Fogerty’s throat-ripping vocals or workingman’s poetry, but both lyrics and singing work well, as do the band’s harmonies. Another new debut comes from Steelhead, led by Sloan Martin, late of Celilo. Here, he leaves that band’s more roots-y approach for a more complex soundscape featuring synths and treated guitars. The five-song EP, Blue Sun, starts impressively, with a febrile intensity recalling ’80s indie faves Wire Train, but follows with three songs in too-similar melodic range and mid-tempo rhythm. The seeds of an exciting new sound are here, though. 



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

Drive-By Truckers, Shovels and Rope

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
[RAGGED ROCK] For a brief moment in 2011, with the release of the slightly lackluster Go-Go Boots, it seemed as though the Drive-By Truckers’ career was careening toward mediocrity. Frontmen ...
8 pm. | $26.
Roseland Theater 8 NW 6th Ave. Portland Web | Map

Eyehategod, Stoneburner, Sioux, Dead by Dawn

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
[SLUDGE KINGS] This will be New Orleans doom merchant Eyehategod’s first stop in Portland since the passing of drummer Joey Lacaze. Though his mighty swing will be missed, young replacement Aaron Ha ...
9 pm. | $18.
Branx 320 SE 2nd Ave. Portland Web | Map

Stumpfest: Trans Am, Federation X, Life Coach, Drab Majesty, Hot Victory

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
[COKE ROCK] Recent press photos of Trans Am say everything you need to know about the D.C. trio: The members’ coordinating white-on-white getups and comically large mirrored sunglasses look the way ...
8:30 pm. | $15 advance, $17 day of show.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map
Also At Mississippi Studios

Stumpfest: Trans Am, Federation X, Life Coach, Drab Majesty, Hot Victory

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
[COKE ROCK] Recent press photos of Trans Am say everything you need to know about the D.C. trio: The members’ coordinating white-on-white getups and comically large mirrored sunglasses look the way ...
8:30 pm. | $15 advance, $17 day of show.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map

Stumpfest: Red Fang, Lord Dying, Norska, Black Pussy, Ancient Warlocks, Chron Goblin

Friday, Apr 25, 2014
[HARD CANDY] Since breaking through nationally with 2013’s Whales and Leeches, local pop-metal heroes Red Fang have been on a six-month victory lap that keeps rolling with this sold-out Stump ...
7:30 pm | Sold out.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map

Stumpfest: YOB, Black Cobra, Diesto, Drunk Dad, Honduran

Saturday, Apr 26, 2014
[OREGON METAL] Since 2003’s Catharsis, Eugene’s YOB has functioned as a sample platter for all things heavy and Northwestern. Hypnotic, effects-heavy guitar parts are set adrift in a shallo ...
8:30 pm. | $15 advance, $17 day of show.
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