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OMD, Diamond Rings

ROBERT HAM
8:30 pm., Sunday April 07 | $27 advance, $29 day of show.
Wonder Ballroom
128 NE Russell St.
 
[ELECTRONIC ICONS] Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark has pulled off the rarest of coups in the music world: staging a reunion of its original lineup and producing new music that sounds as vibrant and vital as the group’s well-known work from the ’80s. It certainly helps that the quartet is continuing to mine the same synth-pop influences that inspired its members to join forces in the late ’70s—upcoming album English Electric even features a track co-written by former Kraftwerk member Karl Bartos. Yet this new disc and 2010’s History of Modern have the same warm, steely glow, and a view of the future that is simultaneously skeptical and filled with awe. 



Where: Wonder Ballroom
Phone: 284-8686
Address: 128 NE Russell St.

 
 

Wonder Ballroom

128 NE Russell St.
Portland, OR
 
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