Home / Events / Music Calendar / Spiritualized

Spiritualized

CASEY JARMAN
7:30 pm., Tuesday April 09 | $18 advance, $20 day of show.
Wonder Ballroom
128 NE Russell St.
 
[SOUND AND VISIONS] Immediately after leaving a Spiritualized show, it’s hard to know what songs were played or what moments stood out. Frontman Jason Pierce never really addresses the crowd aside from the occasional appreciative soccer clap, and eight-minute songs are joined with 12-minute songs before the resulting 20-minute songs are connected to lush 10-minute instrumental interludes. Looking back on Spiritualized’s previous Wonder Ballroom engagement last May, I mostly remember two hours of strobe lights and gospel singers and dropped jaws. I know there were sweet bits and soulful bits and rock bits and a distinct sci-fi buzzing sound that didn’t stop after I left the club. Drugs might have helped, but then, Spiritualized basically is drugs. Come ready to spend a couple of hours confused and weightless, and you’ll get an awful lot out of it. 



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

 
 

Wonder Ballroom

128 NE Russell St.
Portland, OR
 
Other events in Music Calendar

The Polyphonic Spree, Sarah Jaffe, Friends and Family

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014

[LIGHT AND DAY] The Polyphonic Spree might go down in history as the training ground for St. Vincent, but the 23-piece rock orchestra would have a sizable legacy even if Ann ...

9 pm | $18 advance, $20 day of show.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map

The Donkeys, the Moondoggies, Old Age

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014

[CALIFORNIA LOVE] For San Diego outfit the Donkeys, California is more than a state of mind—it’s also their muse. The band’s fourth album, Ride the Dark Wave, ...

9 pm | $11.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map

Claude Young, Bryan Zentz, Andrew Boie b2b Jak, Graintable, Coast2c, Ben Tactic, Lincolnup

Friday, Jul 25, 2014

[DETROIT-ISH TECHNO] Forget the wine at New Seasons: Portland’s finest import is Claude Young Jr. The techno producer emerged from the fomenting political and musical tide ...

9 pm | $5 before 10:30 pm, $10 after.
Tonic Lounge 3100 NE Sandy Blvd. Portland Web | Map
Also At Wonder Ballroom

Budos Band

Friday, Jul 25, 2014

[PSYCH-FUNK] Daptone Records' Budos Band proclaims a new beginning on the forthcoming Burnt Offering. While the funk outfit might intend the endeavor to come off as a stylis ...

8 pm | $18 advance, $20 day of show.
Wonder Ballroom 128 NE Russell St. Portland Map
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close