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Glass Candy, Chromatics, Vice Device and Mike Simonetti

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Rotture (map) Southeast
Fri., Oct. 1, 9 p.m. 2010 21+

$8

Do Italians still Do It Better? In 2007, the niche Italo disco revivalist imprint (a brainchild of Troubleman Unlimited founder Mike Simonetti) was widely lionized, with its After Dark comp, Chromatics' Night Drive, and Glass Candy's B/E/A/T/B/O/X all riding a wave of newfound love for the genre. The timing of Chromatics' "comeback" seems ill-conceived—with three year's worth of evolved electronic strains (chiptune, dubstep, chillwave) currently crowding the stage—but the band has a new double LP of dusky old-school synthpop on the way, and Johnny Jewel has been keeping busy as a solo artist and in the band Desire with Megan Louise. Strange timing for an Italo-disco re-revival? Perhaps, but to borrow a phrase from genre forefathers Black Devil Disco Club, "Timing, Forget the Timing." JASON BAXTER

Rotture

315 SE 3rd Ave., Portland, OR 97215
503-234-5683
Hours: daily 8 pm-2:30 am. No cover before 9 pm or after midnight.
http://www.rotture.com/

Venue Hours
  • daily 8 pm-2:30 am. No cover before 9 pm or after midnight.
Event Times
This event is in the past.
  • Fri., Oct. 1, 9 p.m. 2010
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