Home / Events / Music Calendar / Shout Out Louds, Haerts

Shout Out Louds, Haerts

MATTHEW SINGER
8 pm, Tuesday May 21 | $16.
Aladdin Theater
3017 SE Milwaukie Ave.
 

[ICE POP] Shout Out Louds make a particularly Swedish brand of pop, one evoking rays of sunlight trying to pass through a glacier. It's bright and bummed-out at the same time, which isn't a new concept, of course, but the band's brand of catchy melancholia is particularly potent. Instrumentally, latest album Optica leans toward the brighter side of things, with sharp strings and synths and a few odd disco rhythms, but then singer Adam Olenius comes in with his Robert Smith-channeling mopiness and reminds us that the sun just makes you squint. The group is at its best when balancing its twin moods within a single track, and on Optica, it manages a better ratio than its last few efforts.



Where: Aladdin Theater
Phone: 234-9694
Address: 3017 SE Milwaukie Ave.
Website: www.aladdin-theater.com

 
 

Aladdin Theater

3017 SE Milwaukie Ave.
Portland, OR
 
Other events in Music Calendar

Purse Candy, Mothertapes, Wishyunu

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014

[SYNTH POP] Purse Candy knows how to lay the electro-funk vibes on thick. Maybe it’s the continuous cascade of teetering synths, the simple, anthemic choruses and the four ...

8:30 pm | $6.
Holocene 1001 SE Morrison St. Web | Map

Tara Jane O�Neil, Key Losers, Lavender Mirror

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014

[EXPERIMENTAL FOLK] Has there ever been a better marriage between songwriter and song title than Tara Jane O’Neil’s “Wordless in Woods”? The standout track f ...

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

Split Single

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014

[PUNK INSPIRATION] Though you might not know his name, Jason Narducy probably influenced your favorite band, whether it's Guided by Voices or Foo Fighters, whose Dav ...

9 pm | $10 advance, $12 day of show.
Doug Fir Lounge 830 E Burnside St. Portland Web | Map
Also At Aladdin Theater

Bedtime Stories for Adults

Friday, Aug 22, 2014
Everyone likes a bedtime story, but at an age where you file your own tax returns, "Once upon a time" doesn't really cut it anymore. That's why infamous Portland author Chuck Palahniuk is back w ...
8 pm | $29 advance/$32 day of
Aladdin Theater 3017 SE Milwaukie 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