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Zombi, Author & Punisher


Mississippi Studios (map) North
Wed., Oct. 25, 9 p.m. 2017 21+


One of the more satisfying movie trends of the last decade has been the resurrection of grandiose synth soundtracks. Zombi cofounder Steve Moore has enjoyed some success in this realm—his throwback score for the 2014 horror film The Guest lifted that glorious genre mashup into the stratosphere—but he hasn’t abandoned the project he started with drummer Anthony Paterra in the early 2000s. Although Zombi’s slick and sinister melodies are deeply indebted to the seminal work of John Carpenter and Goblin, the duo has also clearly spent some time studying the post-rock canon, especially the futuristic explorations of Trans Am. The resulting pastiche, like the band’s baleful namesake, is strangely familiar and downright eerie, an uncanny exhumation and a promise of future devastation. To listen to Zombi is to invite terrible images in through your ears: doors inching open, gloved hands reaching through your window, and endless nights spent in the presence of something your god was too afraid to name. CHRIS STAMM

Mississippi Studios

3939 N Mississippi, Portland, OR 97227

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