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Mogwai and Majeure


Roseland (map) Northwest
Sat., May 24, 8 p.m. 2014 All Ages


For nearly two decades, Mogwai have been among the finest creators of sullen, slow-burning post-rock, widely lauded for their ability to transform gently chiming guitars into an unholy roar and make it look easy. On their 2014 album, Rave Tapes, the Scottish quintet's destination hasn't changed much, but the journey has. Don't fear: Mogwai's guitars aren't gathering dust here—the song "Hexon Bogon" has the band's familiar epic quality, for example—but they do take a backseat to synthesized sounds and electronic beats that feel warm and weathered, like a muted march through a field of vintage tartans. Aesthetically, Rave Tapes is sort of a lateral move. But mechanically morose charmers like "Remurdered" and "No Medicine for Regret" make Mogwai's eighth studio album a fantastic addition to one of the most dynamic catalogs in indie rock. BEN SALMON


8 NW 6th, Portland, OR 97204
Hours: Open for shows. See schedule.

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  • Open for shows. See schedule.
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  • Sat., May 24, 8 p.m. 2014
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