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Chelsea Wolfe, True Widow

NATHAN CARSON
8 pm., Saturday September 28 | $13 advance, $15 day of show.
Doug Fir Lounge
830 E Burnside St.
 
[BIG, BAD GOTH] Chelsea Wolfe’s rapid artistic development has been staggering. She earned major scene points with the metalheads for 2011’s Apokalypsis, with its demonic screams and lo-fi black-metal nods. But it was the mostly acoustic follow-up, Unknown Rooms, where she truly came into her own as a songwriter. Whether building vocal loops as the basis of “The Way We Used To” or getting all vampiric Mazzy Star on “Flatlands,” she was firing on all cylinders. So it’s exciting to hear her fourth proper album, Pain Is Beauty, taking her into even deeper emotional territory, the sparseness now invaded by tasteful electronics. Her journey is one we can follow for a long time, as she is a young and growing artist who is actually successful.

Where: Doug Fir Lounge
Phone: 231-9663
Address: 830 E Burnside St.
Website: www.dougfirlounge.com

 
 

Doug Fir Lounge

830 E Burnside St.
Portland, OR
 
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