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Dent May and Jack Name


Mississippi Studios (map) North
Sun., Jan. 26, 9 p.m. 2014 21+


If you're a purveyor of loveable lo-fi post-glam rock, you couldn't ask for a better résumé builder than time spent as a guitarist for White Fence. John Webster Johns has that, and his great debut album, Light Show—released under the just-as-great appellation Jack Name—is a totally bizarre monster mash of Rocky Horror prom pop, with sinuous sensuality and both grit and glitter under the fingernails. "Born to Lose" might already lay claim as the best song released thus far in this short year; "Pure Terror" is the ultimate soundtrack to your next intergalactic joyride. There's supposedly a post-apocalyptic sci-fi story tucked within Light Show's layers, but there's no need to get bogged down into its Ziggy Stardust-isms on the first few listens, as you're guaranteed to give it plenty more. NED LANNAMANN

Mississippi Studios

3939 N Mississippi, Portland, OR 97227

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  • Sun., Jan. 26, 9 p.m. 2014
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