Maps And Atlases at Holocene – Tickets – Holocene – Portland, OR – June 3rd, 2018

Maps And Atlases at Holocene

Mississippi Studios Presents the angular, funky hooksmiths w/ new LP, 'Lightlessness is Nothing New'

Maps And Atlases at Holocene

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Sun, June 3, 2018

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$15 ADV / $17 DOS

This event is 21 and over

Maps And Atlases
Maps And Atlases
In a musical landscape pitted with pop stars and pigeonholes, Maps & Atlases defy easy categorization, choosing to walk their own incomparable path. Beware And Be Grateful builds upon the Chicago-based band's acclaimed Barsuk debut, Perch Patchwork, melding their trademark experimentalism with a more direct — though no less beguiling — songcraft. The new album abounds with invention, spanning hymnal harmonies, percolating rhythms, even, in the case of centerpiece track "Silver Self", a full-on guitar solo. Songs like "Remote And Dark Years" and "Winter" are gloriously liquid and lyrical, channeling M&A's maximalist creativity into a truly inviting brand of boundary-busting, asymmetrical pop.
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