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IAMX, Moto Boy

MITCH LILLIE
9 pm., Sunday May 12 | $15.
Doug Fir Lounge
830 E Burnside St.
 
[VARIABLE TECHNO] Rarely do artists get edgier as they get older, but that’s just what Chris Corner, in his solo project, IAMX, has done. Corner was half of the founding duo of Sneaker Pimps, the ’90s English trip-hop group. The Pimps’ music certainly had a heroin-soaked darkness to it, but the tempos rarely broke 120 BPM, and the dress code was yellow-sunglasses casual. For the Berlin-based IAMX, Corner rarely appears in colors other than black and stylizes his techno-infused pop performances with gold-encrusted pony statuettes, Addams family hairdos and dark cabaret theatrics. This is goth for club kids. The Unified Field, IAMX’s fifth album, released this March, doesn’t depart from Corner’s usual formula, but it’s complex and philosophical enough to undergo plenty of variations on a theme. 



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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