Home / Events / Music Calendar / Atlas Genius, the Postelles, the Colourist

Atlas Genius, the Postelles, the Colourist

BRIAN PALMER
8 pm., Friday May 24 | $11 advance, $12 day of show.
Wonder Ballroom
128 NE Russell St.
 
[PROPULSIVE POP ROCK] Australia’s Atlas Genius makes the sort of music that goes well on iPod workout mixes, and you can be damn sure the band would have made its way onto a few cassette mixtapes back when those were in vogue. That’s not to say the band makes pumped-up rock tracks or that everything is super lovey-dovey, either. There is just something magical about the ebullient tracks. The sun-drenched guitars and warm melodies certainly have a calming effect, but at the same time, the swelling vocals and ethereal atmospherics propel you into something epic. It’s a tricky balancing act that’s catchy as hell. Not bad for a band that only wrote its first original song about 18 months ago.



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

 
 

Wonder Ballroom

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

Futurebirds, Jackson Boone

Monday, Mar 30, 2015

[COSMIC AMERICANA] For better or worse, Futurebirds has always been a live band. You might hear it in the occasional errors that pepper the reverb-soaked guitar work ...

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

Kevin Seconds, Ty Vaughn, Jake Cline, Chad Bandit

Monday, Mar 30, 2015

[ACOUSTIC PUNK] Kevin Seconds has ridden several waves of punk, from straight-edge hardcore, to pop-punk through crusty folk-punk. Through it all, Seconds has consta ...

7 pm | $10.
Analog Cafe 720 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Portland Map

Cherry Glazerr, Summer Cannibals, Sunflower Beam, the Buttertones, Underpass

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015

[GARAGE] Cherry Glazerr’s psychedelic take on pop has enough personality to stand up to any garage-rock anti-revivalist. Burger Records' trendiest young band isn't ...

8 pm | $10.
Star Theater 13 NW 6th Ave. Portland Map
Also At Wonder Ballroom

Andrew Jackson Jihad, the Smith Street Band, Jeff Rosenstock, Chumped

Sunday, Apr 05, 2015

[FOLK PUNK] Arizona folk-punk band Andrew Jackson Jihad’s dramatic performance requires more members, more time and bigger venues, but frontman Sean Bonnette's con ...

8 pm | $16.
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