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We Were Promised Jetpacks and Honeyblood


Doug Fir (map) Southeast
Mon., Feb. 24, 9 p.m. 2014 21+

Doug Fir

We Were Promised Jetpacks' first triumph was the indelible "Quiet Little Voices" from their debut LP These Four Walls, a consistently enjoyable—if not groundbreaking—indie record. The Scottish group's follow-up however, In the Pit of the Stomach, released in 2011, is a whole different story. Sonically, In the Pit is a massive evolution—it might be the best sounding semi-mainstream rock record I've heard in years. The drums are cavernous and saturated, and the guitars teeter delicately between chiming and blown-out territories. The group's breathtaking dynamic and tonal range is best exemplified on the angular opener, mini-anthem "Circles and Squares"—but the real highlight song-wise is "Human Error," a ripper that sounds like U2 if they were actually a rock band. MORGAN TROPER

Doug Fir

830 E Burnside St., Portland, OR 97214
Hours: Daily 7 am-2:30am

Venue Hours
  • Daily 7 am-2:30am
Event Times
This event is in the past.
  • Mon., Feb. 24, 9 p.m. 2014
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