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Crooks on Tape

BRANDON WIDDER
9 pm., Monday January 20 | $8 advance, $10 day of show.
Bunk Bar
1028 SE Water Ave.
 
[SPAZZY POP] Whittling hundreds of hours of experimental, improvisational jamming into a 12-song album is like casting a wide net into the sea: You never know what you’re going to pull in. That being the case, Crooks on Tape’s debut LP, Fingerprint, is much more than the scuzzy electro-pop of opener “Duper.” The band sounds like a Frampton-Primus love child at times (“Milo’s Creeper”), a slow-burning, dour Animal Collective at others (“Summer’s End”), while retaining wavering remnants of L.A. trio’s former synth and post-punk roots, which stretch back to bands like Brainiac and Enon.

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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