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Woodsman, White Fang and Gauntlet Hair


The Artistery (map) Southeast
Sat., Nov. 6, 8 p.m. 2010 All Ages


When they desire, Denver band Woodsman are capable of harnessing a mammoth sound. While the recent Mystery Tape EP contains dewy, traipsing, ambient psych—the sound of Animal Collective picking mushrooms on a foggy morning—the forthcoming track "Insects," from next year's full-length Rare Forms, is a huge, thumping rock song. A repeated, crystallized motif locks in with hi-hat and snare, while a sonic boom falls on the downbeat. With two drummers and two guitarists/knob-twiddlers, Woodsman make definitively exploratory and exciting sounds, and tonight we'll get a chance to see if it's as interesting to watch as it is to hear. Gauntlet Hair, also from Denver, make similarly messy and effects-laden noises for their enormous, hollered pop songs, bridging the gap between the mossy psych of Woodsman and the hazed-out, good-time rock and roll of Portland's own White Fang. NED LANNAMANN

The Artistery

4315 SE Division, Portland, OR 97206

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  • Sat., Nov. 6, 8 p.m. 2010
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