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Urban Wildlife and Swansea


The Secret Society (map) Northeast
Fri., Jan. 24, 9 p.m. 2014 21+

Secret Society

Strangers, the second album from Portland quartet Urban Wildlife, is an album of involving, tendril-like folk that feels both natural and ominous—like a building gradually getting consumed by moss and vines, or once-living carbon-based matter slowly turning back into dirt. Jazzy but restrained vocals by Emily Logan keep the music's dramatic flourishes from dipping into the realm of ostentatious; in fact, the entire ensemble works well within the realm of taste and moderation. This allows Urban Wildlife's mature sound to weave its quiet but undeniable spell, planting hooks in the listener's imagination and offering a sound unique within Portland's crowded folk-music wildlife preserve. NED LANNAMANN

The Secret Society

116 NE Russell, Portland, OR 97212
Hours: Fri-Sat 5pm-1am Sun-Thurs 5pm-12am

Venue Hours
  • Fri-Sat 5pm-1am Sun-Thurs 5pm-12am
Event Times
This event is in the past.
  • Fri., Jan. 24, 9 p.m. 2014
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