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Tokyo Police Club, Geographer

ASHLEY JOCZ
8 pm., Saturday April 26 | $18.
Doug Fir Lounge
830 E Burnside St.
 
[ALT-ROCK] “How many types of people do you think there really are for me?” asks a forlorn David Monk in “Argentina,” the first track off Tokyo Police Club’s Forcefield. “Enough to fill a room? Enough to fill a mall?” The eight-minute saga sets the standard for the remainder of the album, and that standard happens to be confused, over-synthesized radio hopefuls. The buoyant pop-rock band took a four-year hiatus and when it came back, took a detour from its previous hi-fi alt-rock sound. Regardless of whether you’re a fan of the new album, the band’s live set will undoubtedly teem with its past dance-floor fillers and Monk’s stringy vocals.

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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