Home / Events / Music Calendar / The Uncluded, Hamell on Trial

The Uncluded, Hamell on Trial

MATTHEW SINGER
7:30 pm, Monday July 29 | $18 advance, $20 day of show.
Wonder Ballroom
128 NE Russell St.
 

[TWEE-HOP] El-P and Killer Mike aren't the only hip-hop tandem in town this week, but this one is…well, certainly not intuitive. Although it makes a bit more sense when you think about it: Both rapper Aesop Rock, with his pretzel-tongued lyrical abstractions, and singer-songwriter Kimya Dawson, best known as one half of the Moldy Peaches and for her gratingly childlike contributions to the Juno soundtrack, are cult artists loved and reviled in equal measure. As the Uncluded, the duo seems destined to polarize even their own fan bases. On debut album Hokey Fright, Aesop spits his usual complex game over Dawson's preschool-simple acoustic twee-pop jangle and beats built from kitchen utensils. It's unclear who this is supposed to appeal to exactly, but then I've never understood who the artists appeal to on their own anyway.



Where: Wonder Ballroom
Phone: 284-8686
Address: 128 NE Russell St.

 
 

Wonder Ballroom

128 NE Russell St.
Portland, OR
 
Other events in Music Calendar

Juana Molina, There Is No Mountain

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014
[FOLK EXPERIMENTALIST] There’s a scrapbook quality about Argentinian actress-turned-musician Juana Molina’s sound. Bjork-ish in its abstract nature and South American in its shuff ...
9 pm. | $15 advance, $17 day of show.
Doug Fir Lounge 830 E Burnside St. Portland Web | Map

Bombay Bicycle Club, Royal Canoe

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014

[INDIE] When thinking of a way to describe Bombay Bicycle Club, “the British Vampire Weekend” is the most immediate thing that comes to mind. That’s not quite ...

7:30 pm | $18 advance, $20 day of show.
Wonder Ballroom 128 NE Russell St. Portland Map

White Lies, Frankie Rose, Together Pangea

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014
[BLUE-EYED NU-WAVE] With the new-wave revival going chill over the past five years, now may be the time for a band like White Lies to shine. On last year’s BIG TIV, the British trio carries t ...
8 pm. | $25.
Roseland Theater 8 NW 6th Ave. Portland Web | Map
Also At Wonder Ballroom

Bombay Bicycle Club, Royal Canoe

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014

[INDIE] When thinking of a way to describe Bombay Bicycle Club, “the British Vampire Weekend” is the most immediate thing that comes to mind. That’s not quite ...

7:30 pm | $18 advance, $20 day of show.
Wonder Ballroom 128 NE Russell St. Portland Map

Third Angle New Music Presents "Maria de Buenos Aires" by Astor Piazzolla

Friday, Apr 25, 2014
[NUEVO TANGO OPERA] It’s old-home week for the city’s veteran new-music ensemble, as they bring back the “tango opera” Maria de Buenos Aires for the fourth time. Former Third Angl ...
7:30 Friday, April 25. | $10-$30.
Wonder Ballroom 128 NE Russell St. Portland Map
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close