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Brave Chandeliers and Josh & Mer


Mississippi Studios (map) North
Mon., April 30, 9 p.m. 2012 21+

Mississsippi Studios

11 Escapes, the new full-length album from Brave Chandeliers, is pretty slick stuff. You can practically hear the dollars pouring off the two-inch tape it was recorded on, emitting out of the grand piano that helms their soulful pop sound, reverberating in the perfectly warm tones of the lovingly remodeled Northeast Portland home the band recorded in. (This is all lavishly mentioned in the press release—as is a comparison to Maroon 5—so I'm not just sniping.) There isn't a solitary objectionable note on 11 Escapes; its mopey ballads and gently scruffy rockers are readymade for triple-A radio and hour-long dramas on the CW. It may not be my cup of tea, but I bet I'll be proven to be in the minority. Brave Chandeliers are an astonishingly competent band, and will no doubt be astonishingly successful. NED LANNAMANN

Mississippi Studios

3939 N Mississippi, Portland, OR 97227

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  • Mon., April 30, 9 p.m. 2012
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