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.
The musically and narratively mysterious La Femme comes to Doug Fir Lounge on Oct. 30.
Rivaling The White Stripes in more ways than one, Deap Vally manages to stylistically and tonally channel the best of American rock music and transcend the average, noisy guitar-drums duo. They play Oct. 21 at Roseland Theater.
Kiwi songwriter Aldous Harding represents the best of modern folk with aching and melancholy. She opens for Deerhunter Oct. 16 at Wonder Ballroom.
The Michigan-based psychedelic outfit comes to Bunk Bar on Sept. 10.