Marching Church plays on Jan. 14 at Mississippi Studios. In this month’s Aural Fix section, we praise their genuine attempt at countercultural writing.
Touring his new solo album, Jim James, the memorable face and voice at the front of My Morning Jacket, comes to Portland on Dec. 7.
Acapulco Lips opens for The Cave Singers on Dec. 11 at Mississippi Studios.
Oxfordshire quartet deliver party music for introverts on sophomore album “How To Be A Human Being.” The band plays Crystal Ballroom on Dec. 14.
The guitar-driven hooks of England’s Telegram sound strong enough to spearhead another British Invasion. See them Dec. 10 at Crystal Ballroom.
Elements of traditional Indian music mix well with psychedelic rock, electronic dance and just a touch of “Madchester” swagger on Elephant Stone’s fourth album “Ship of Fools.” They play Portland’s Bunk Bar on Nov. 7.
Alex Cameron opens for Thee Oh Sees on Nov. 27 at Revolution Hall. Get to know the burgeoning synth star’s precise blend of groove and understatement.
Jenny Hval sets her take-no-prisoners feminism and anti-capitalist lyrics to some of the most interesting, unstable soundscapes you’ll hear from contemporary songwriters. She’s at Holocene on Nov. 14.
Most famous for a wild and memorable performance on Letterman, The Orwells will rage into Portland on Nov. 16 for a show at The Star Theater.
Eclectic and wholly unique, Slow Moses’ “Charity Binge” is an immersive listening experience worth every second of your time.