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The Men, CCR Headcleaner, the Protons

MARK STOCK
9 pm., Sunday April 21 | $12.
Mississippi Studios
3939 N Mississippi Ave.
 
[BACKWOODS PUNK] When you transplant a punk band from New York City into the Catskills, something’s gotta give. For Brooklyn quartet the Men, what gave was the piercing hard rock of which we’ve grown accustomed. But punk is in the band’s marrow, and it didn’t give completely. Newest record New Moon shows the band dabbling in some alt-country, Americana and even Southern rock elements without completely forfeiting the bracing musical persona that’s brought the group success. The track “I Saw Her Face” sums it up succinctly, beginning with big, sweeping Neil Young-like hooks before accelerating into a white-knuckled, smash-and-grab finale.



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

 
 

Mississippi Studios

3939 N Mississippi Ave.
Portland, OR
 
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