At this point, Austin-based duo Ghostland Observatory need little introduction. For over six years, singer Aaron Behrens and producer/drummer Thomas Turner have been creating straightforward electronic/rock hybrids that they've released on their own Trashy Moped imprint, and toured consistently, regularly selling out mid-to-large venues across the country off the reputation of their flashy live show that feels like a rave at a rock concert. Here's the thing, though: Ghostland Observatory cater primarily to the common denominator, those who never tire of the whiny and agitated Freddie Mercury-esque vocals and Daft Punk-inspired electro beats and vocoder treatments that have hardly changed over the course of four albums. But if dudes are looking to start a party and get drunk ladies on the dance floor, Ghostland Observatory's frat-tronic sound has that sort of undeniable magnetism. If you like stupid lyrics, ramped up BPMs, and occasionally listen to Ke$ha on the radio because "it's fun," you'll be in good company tonight. But you probably already know that already. TRAVIS RITTER
1332 W Burnside, Portland, OR 97209
Hours: Doors usually open an hour before show time.