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Ex-Cult, Lilacs and Champagne (9 pm); Cat Doorman, the Good Ms. Padgett (2 pm)

MATTHEW SINGER
9 pm., Sunday June 23 | $8 advance, $10 day of show.
Mississippi Studios
3939 N Mississippi Ave.
 
[GARAGE TERROR] It’s a good thing Memphis garage punks Ex-Cult dropped the “s” from the front of its name, because there’s nothing particularly sexy about the band’s steamrolling assault. Produced by Ty Segall to sound as if no one produced it all, the group’s eponymous debut album is an unrelenting roil of blown-out guitars, bullet-train drums and snotty, faux-English vocals. It’s thrilling in that youthful, “let’s pogo and elbow each other in the spine” sort of way, but lacks the hip-swiveling, grown-up grooviness of contemporaries like Thee Oh Sees and, well, Ty Segall. Lilacs and Champagne, the sampledelic side project of Grails members Emil Amos and Alex Hall, opens.

Where: Mississippi Studios
Phone: 288-3895
Address: 3939 N Mississippi Ave.
Website: www.mississippistudios.com

 
 

Mississippi Studios

3939 N Mississippi Ave.
Portland, OR
 
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