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The Strypes and The Cry

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Holocene (map) Southeast
Fri., March 28, 6:30 p.m. 2014 All Ages

Eliza Sohn
$11-12

The nutty thing about Irish quartet the Strypes is they play the sort of overdriven blues rock and careening pub rock that their parents—or maybe even grandparents—probably worshipped. These mugs are young (16 to 18 years old), but their musical predilections are ancient. Apparently, unlike many of their peers, they don't give a damn about EDM, and that's kind of adorable. The Strypes would rather emulate British pub-rock badasses Dr. Feelgood or tear through the sort of moves that made director Michelangelo Antonioni want to cast the Yardbirds in Blow-Up. To pull off this sort of retro fetishizing, a band needs above-average chops and the kind of zealous conviction for the cause that's immune to criticism. The Strypes succeed on both counts. Here's hoping they go through a psychedelic phase next. DAVE SEGAL

Holocene

1001 SE Morrison, Portland, OR 97214
239-7639
Hours: Wed-Thu 8pm-2:30am, Fri 5pm-2:30am, Sat 8pm-2:30am, Sun-Tue see calendar
http://holocene.org/

Venue Hours
  • Wed-Thu 8pm-2:30am, Fri 5pm-2:30am, Sat 8pm-2:30am, Sun-Tue see calendar
Event Times
This event is in the past.
  • Fri., March 28, 6:30 p.m. 2014
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