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Star Theater (map) Downtown
Fri., Sept. 7, 8 p.m. 2012 21+

Kristine Eng
Daughn Gibson

The golden sounds of Daughn Gibson sound like breaths of the vintage past come to life, although there's a bit of test-tube trickery going on. Gibson builds his easygoing but gripping version of country-soul out of classic samples, opting for authentic, revival-camp warmth over inhumanly chilly electronic beats. Gibson vocalizes over it all in a cavernous, Scott Walker croon, and the result is disconcerting but oddly consoling. His new full-length, All Hell, is a minor masterpiece, and it sounds like warped transmissions from a busted AM radio, catching fragments of signals from America's musical past. Fittingly, it caught the ear of Sub Pop, which just inked Gibson to their roster. NED LANNAMANN

Star Theater

13 NW 6th, Portland, OR 97209
503-248-4700
http://www.startheaterportland.com

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  • Fri., Sept. 7, 8 p.m. 2012
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