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Icarus the Owl, Lights Out Dancing, Asteroid M and The Last Department

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Branx (map) Southeast
Fri., Jan. 14, 7 p.m. 2011 21+

$8

Where have you been all my life, Icarus the Owl? The local quartet flew—owl pun, I'm awesome at my job!—under my radar for far too long, but that ends with the release of the Qualia EP, the follow-up to 2009's The Spotless Mind. An explosive and masterfully crafted exercise in precision post-rock, Qualia channels the energy of the earliest work of Minus the Bear—sans the self-referential jokes and distracting song titles—and the passionate gushing of Thursday. The intersection of math rock and late-'90s emo is not sacred territory by any stretch of the imagination, but Icarus the Owl do a commendable job of creating a sound that feels relevant among the stale output of their peers. EZRA ACE CARAEFF

Branx

320 SE 2nd, Portland, OR 97214
Hours: Open Mon, Thurs, Fri, and Sat. Check calendar for times
http://www.rotture.com

Venue Hours
  • Open Mon, Thurs, Fri, and Sat. Check calendar for times
Event Times
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  • Fri., Jan. 14, 7 p.m. 2011
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