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Rogue Wave

BRANDON WIDDER
8:30 pm, Thursday July 18 | $16 advance, $18 day of show.
Wonder Ballroom
128 NE Russell St.
 
[MELLOW GOLD] Hitting the studio again after putting out a commercial dud is surely an intimidating prospect. In 2010, Oakland multi-instrumentalist Zach Schwartz—the brainchild of Rogue Wave—watched as the group’s fourth album, the dance-pop foray Permalight, slipped into obscurity, selling half as many records as the band’s two preceding albums. Nightingale Floors, its latest, represents a return to the rollicking, heartfelt indie pop that first garnered the band commercial appeal and defined its affable nature. The repetitive and gauzy guitar lines, quivering synths and Schwartz’s soft-spoken tendencies still float above the electronic flourishes and austere sonic landscape, albeit with more comfort than ever before.

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

 
 

Wonder Ballroom

128 NE Russell St.
Portland, OR
 
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