Tonight in Music: Camera Obscura, Closer, Come & More
The Portland Mercury - over 3 years
CAMERA OBSCURA, MARISSA NADLER (Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W Burnside) Read our article on Camera Obscura.
CLOSER PDX (Refuge, 116 SE Yamhill) The Closer PDX electronic music festival enters its third year with 60 DJs and live acts spread across town for four days. The nerve center of the operation takes place Friday and Saturday at Refuge, with sets from John Tejada, Lars Behrenroth, and lots more over multiple stages, playing techno, house, bass, and all kinds of electronic dance music. NED LANNAMANN
COME, REBECCA GATES AND THE CONSORTIUM, SAD HORSE (Mississippi Studios, 3939 N Mississippi) Come made four albums in just six years, the most recent of which, Gently, Down the Stream, turned 15 earlier this year. Nevertheless, the darkly angry Bostonians have reunited to celebrate the anniversary of their first album, 11:11, which single-handedly brought blues rock out from under the shadow of good ol' boyishness. Revisiting Come's catalog from a distance, it's surprising h
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