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Mega Bog, Sheer Agony, Half Shadow and Phull Collums


Laughing Horse Books (map) Northeast
Sat., July 5, 9 p.m. 2014 All Ages


Playing a version of garage pop that incorporates brooding jazz chords and unconventional song structures, Seattle's Mega Bog is a band uniquely its own. Their albums are reverb-drenched affairs that extend from sunny pop to looming darkness, but always hold a unifying aesthetic or idea. Mega Bog's music purposefully pushes and pulls, battling between quiet solitude and collaborative celebration. This battle can be most dramatic live, with shows that are sometimes simple set-ups for understated variations on their songs, but can also be full-band arrangements, with thick bass lines and saxophone solos that whirl around singer/bandleader Erin Birgy's hauntingly infectious voice as it travels from siren howls to sultry torch-song depths. JOSHUA JAMES AMBERSON

Laughing Horse Books

12 NE 10th, Portland, OR

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  • Sat., July 5, 9 p.m. 2014
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