Home / Events / Music Calendar / Minus the Bear, Hustle and Drone, Themes

Minus the Bear, Hustle and Drone, Themes

PETE COTTELL
8 pm., Thursday August 01 | $16 advance, $20 day of show.
Roseland Theater
8 NW 6th Ave.
 
[PROGRESSIVE EMO] Prog-rock and emo make strange bedfellows, but the pairing is seamless in the hands of Seattle’s Minus the Bear. If you’re able to forgive the quintet for 2010’s sample-heavy coke-rock snoozer, Omni, the appeal of an MTB show is vast. Careening guitar solos and glitchy rhythm tracks give way to 4/4 bangers like “The Fix” and “Cold Company,” the latter highlighting the band’s excellent 2012 offering, Infinity Overhead. MTB has come a long way in honing its peculiar brand of high-tech math pop in the decade that’s flown by since debut Highly Refined Pirates. Luckily, the group’s yet to outgrow the rock club (or theater, as it were), and this one will certainly be packed to capacity.

Where: Roseland Theater
Phone: 224-2038
Address: 8 NW 6th Ave.
Website: www.doubletee.com/rose_schedule.shtml

 
 
Other events in Music Calendar

Jonas Rake, Bryan Zentz, Invisible Ziggurat, Neglect, JT Collins

Saturday, Apr 19, 2014
[LIVE TECHNO] Quietly, techno and experimental producer Jonas Rake has been making tracks in Portland. “Quiet” is not a word I’d normally associate with techno, but in this case I’ll make an e ...
9 pm. | $5.
The Blue Monk 3341 SE Belmont St. Portland Web | Map

Shakey Graves, Crushed Out

Saturday, Apr 19, 2014
[SATURDAY-NIGHT FOLK] The Emmy-winning cast of NBC’s Friday Night Lights is the last place one would expect to find a lo-fi, flat-picking folkist like Alejandro Rose-Garcia. Performing under ...
5:30 and 9 pm. | Sold out. 21+.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map

David Starfire, Birds of Paradise, WALA, AfroQBen and Max Ribner, Evan Toutz

Saturday, Apr 19, 2014
[GLITCH-HOP] When every glitch-hop producer has a propensity for psychedelic dub, Terrence McKenna samples and these, like, really heady fractals on their album covers, it can be hard to set oneself a ...
9 pm. | $20 advance, $25 day of show.
Refuge 116 SE Yamhill St. Map
Also At Roseland Theater

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

The 1975, Bad Suns, Sir Sly

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014
[BRIT ROCK] It’s tough to fault a band of mid-20-somethings for writing songs with names like “Girls” and “Chocolate” that are, well, about precisely those things. But you < ...
8 pm. | $18.
Roseland Theater 8 NW 6th Ave. Portland Web | Map

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
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close