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Genders, Holiday Friends, the Comettes

KAITIE TODD
9 pm., Friday January 17 | $10.
Mississippi Studios
3939 N Mississippi Ave.
 
[GUITAR-DRIVEN POP] One of the fun things about listening to Genders is that it’s sort of like watching the weather change, mixed with Explosions in the Sky, ’90s pop and your high-school surfy rock band that never quite made it out of mom’s garage. Steady, circular and layered guitar leads most of its debut full-length, Get Lost, sometimes as much a response to the call of Maggie Morris’ warm, floating vocals as it is the driving force behind most of the songs. Able to shift from distortion-heavy melancholy to sweeping, uplifting crescendos in no time, the four-piece skillfully spans a range of emotions, somehow managing to add rays of sunshine to their intentionally stormy rainclouds. 

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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