It's a story as old as a vintage pair of tortoiseshells: spastic noise artist toils in obscurity for years on homemade equipment; all at once, the crème of the critical crop descends; spaz takes kudos in stride and exposes more mature side on next album. For Dan Deacon, "growing up" means delivering Bromst, one of the most cohesive electro albums so far this year. AS
128 NE Russell, Portland, OR 97212
Hours: Ballroom open for events only, Cafe open: Tues-Sat 5 pm-"late"