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My Goodness and Tango Alpha Tango

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Bunk Bar (map) Southeast
Sat., June 1, 9 p.m. 2013 21+

Bunk Bar
$8

On their 2011 self-titled debut, Seattle-based My Goodness offered a welcome injection of aggressive rock 'n' roll that was totally free of both macho posturing and precious flourishes. The songs are thick and no-nonsense, with impressive guitar riffs and flashes of '70s garage rock. Since then, guitar player and singer Joel Schneider and drummer Andy Lum have shed their more obvious influences, developing a distinct sound of their own: heavier and darker and more robust. On certain songs, Schneider's wail reminds me pleasantly of Vancouver, BC's Black Mountain. Tango Alpha Tango aren't quite as loud or dark, but they excel at a particularly grimy variety of folk rock. Or maybe it's a glam version of blues. It doesn't really matter—their sonic fluctuations are as entertaining as all get out. REBECCA WILSON

Bunk Bar

1028 SE Water Ave., Portland, OR 97214
503-894-9708
Hours: Sun-Tues 11 am-10 pm, Wed-Thurs 11 am-12 am, Fri-Sat 11 am-1 am
http://bunkbar.com

Venue Hours
  • Sun-Tues 11 am-10 pm, Wed-Thurs 11 am-12 am, Fri-Sat 11 am-1 am
Event Times
This event is in the past.
  • Sat., June 1, 9 p.m. 2013
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