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Alex Bleeker and the Freaks

MARK STOCK
9 pm., Thursday August 08 | $8.
Bunk Bar
1028 SE Water Ave.
 
[SUMMERY SLUMBER] Alex Bleeker hails from lo-fi masters Real Estate, the New Jersey band responsible for Days, a tremendous record of mildly psychedelic, toe-dragging surf rock. The bassist’s own band is called the Freaks, consisting of members of Woods, Mountain Man and, yes, Real Estate. His debut, How Far Away, is a heartbreak album of sorts, teeming with the same gentle indie rock and jangle pop his main band in known for, plus a little more in the way of personal, cerebral musings. Bleeker’s sound is upbeat and optimistic without being artificial, a declaration of moving on set to simple, summery melodies and a dash of twang.

Where: Bunk Bar
Phone: 894-9708
Address: 1028 SE Water Ave.
Website: bunkbar.com

 
 

Bunk Bar

1028 SE Water Ave.
Portland, OR
97214
 
3 pm-2 am nightly.
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