Home / Events / Music Calendar / Fol Chen, Royal Canoe

Fol Chen, Royal Canoe

JONATHAN FROCHTZWAJG
9 pm., Tuesday March 26 | $12.
Mississippi Studios
3939 N Mississippi Ave.
 

[AVANT-POP] It makes perfect sense that Fol Chen is putting out its new album, The False Alarms, on Sufjan Stevens’ Asthmatic Kitty label. Like Stevens, the Los Angeles avant-pop outfit is probingly creative, and kind of weird: For one show of a monthlong residency at L.A.’s the Echo, the band performed with singers recruited through Craigslist; for another, it had metalheads Viscera cover its songs. Happily, like Sufjan, Fol Chen has the talent to back up its art-school antics. Lead singles off False Alarms indicate the group is sticking to its successful formula: taking the produced vocals and electronic beats of radio pop and turning them intriguingly, infectiously askew.



Where: Mississippi Studios
Phone: 288-3895
Address: 3939 N Mississippi Ave.
Website: www.mississippistudios.com

 
 

Mississippi Studios

3939 N Mississippi Ave.
Portland, OR
 
Other events in Music Calendar

Chamber Folk Portland

Sunday, Oct 19, 2014

[CHAMBER FOLK] If you’re going to put together a handful of musicians from some of the biggest chamber-pop bands in Portland for a special show, a refurbished hist ...

7 pm | $5-$15.
The Old Church 1422 SW 11th Ave. Portland Map

Melvins

Sunday, Oct 19, 2014

[MELVINS!] Powerful and irreverent as ever, the Melvins have returned with their latest studio album, Hold It In. Never a band willing to repeat itself ...

8 pm | $16 advance, $20 day of show.
Roseland Theater 8 NW 6th Ave. Portland Web | Map

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., Miniature Tigers, Madi Diaz

Sunday, Oct 19, 2014

[PACESETTING POP] The Detroit duo Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. wears its beloved Motor City on its sleeves, producing slick pop adorned with gospel-tinged vocal harmonies ...

9 pm | $15 advance, $16 day of show.
Doug Fir Lounge 830 E Burnside St. Portland Web | Map
Also At Mississippi Studios

EMA, Magic Mouth

Sunday, Oct 26, 2014

[RAP WITHOUT RAPPING] North Dakota native-turned-Portlander Erika M. Anderson doesn’t rap, but in some ways it feels like her recent album, The Future’s Void< ...

8 pm | $12.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map

Late Night Action with Alex Falcone

Monday, Oct 27, 2014

The next installment of Alex Falcone's popular talk show features fantasy author Patrick Rothfuss, nerdy folk duo the Doublec ...

8 pm Monday, Oct. 27 | $10
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map

Ballet School, Magic Fades

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014

[SYNTH POP] Listening to Berlin-based trio Ballet School induces a heavy dose of nostalgia. A mash-up of synth-heavy '80s alt-pop and your overwrought diary from mid ...

9 pm | $10 advance, $12 day of show.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi 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