Up & Coming
The Portland Mercury - over 4 years
Music previews for the week of August 14-20.
YEAH YEAH YEAHS, HAR MAR SUPERSTAR (Edgefield, 2126 SW Halsey, Troutdale) See My, What a Busy Week!
CLOUD CONTROL, ELLIS PINK, SWAHILI (Mississippi Studios, 3939 N Mississippi) Read our article on Cloud Control.
INTERNATIONAL POP OVERTHROW: THE ZAGS, DON'T, 302, THE LONESOMES, ANNY CELSI, CHRISTOPHER REYNE (Alhambra Theatre, 4811 SE Hawthorne) Local power-pop up-and-comers the Zags have only been around since the beginning of the summer, but their lone recording, the can't-believe-it's-not-Squeeze "It's Over," has already earned them a considerable amount of buzz among this city's pop litterateurs. While it's difficult to write extensively about a band with such a limited output, it's easy to see the Zags' star-spangled trajectory: clocking in at just over two minutes (if you need any longer than that to make your point in the realm of pop music, you're doing it wro...
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