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Dirty Projectors and Dominique Young Unique

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Aladdin Theater (map) Southeast
Tue., Sept. 28, 9 p.m. and Wed., Sept. 29, 9 p.m. 2010 All Ages

$20-25

There is still no deft group of words that exists to pin the exact sound of Brooklyn's Dirty Projectors. We all know that David Longstreth and company have a penchant for the experimental deconstruction and subsequent remodeling of the music we're used to, but that description doesn't do them enough justice. So for now, we'll just casually mention that in the midst of constant touring, the band recently collaborated with Björk to make a conceptual EP (Mount Wittenberg Orca) in which each member sings the part of a whale family swimming together near San Francisco. Naturally, Björk is the mother whale. And though your ears may have a good time panning in and out, from left to right, while trying to hear the musical mechanisms of each song on 2009's acclaimed Bitte Orca, the live show is by far the best way to experience this well-oiled machine at work. RAQUEL NASSER

Aladdin Theater

3017 SE Milwaukie, Portland, OR 97202
233-1994
Hours: Open for shows only.
http://aladdin-theater.com

Venue Hours
  • Open for shows only.
Event Times
This event is in the past.
  • Tue., Sept. 28, 9 p.m. and Wed., Sept. 29, 9 p.m. 2010