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Groadie in Pink-- JonnyX and the Groadies

sachiko Oct 25 2008 8:05A 1

The two local bands in this line-up were amazing, but since I am probably going to blog about them again in the future, I am going to stick to the touring band, The Usaisamonster. Not at all the metal-centric dirge fest that I was expecting (especially on this bill- no offense, JXATG and TBTSYW). The Usaisamonster has a much more psychedelic feel- quiet, almost pop-y vocal harmonies in the darker sounding minor keys and synth/keyboard parts that weave into with the rest of the arrangement to make it sound real dream-y. Really good, really different than what I had expected, which almost always is nice.


Jonny X and The Groadies

Jonny X and The Groadies

Jonny X and The Groadies

Jonny X and The Groadies

Jonny X and The Groadies

The Better to See You With

The Better to See You With

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  1. pc-pdx

    Amazing!
    Great JX:ATG shots - i didn't think it was possible to capture them on film, much like vampires. It doesn't look like they had their lighting rig set up or the fog machine going or perhaps it's just that Backspace is just so damn big. Last time they played The Coop it not only looked like the house was on fire ... we'll yeah, if you looked at the pics we got from that night, you couldn't tell the band was behind it all, it only looked like the house was on fire.

    Bummer that we missed this show, JX:ATG is amazing and puts on one of the best shows, handsdown. If you've never seen them before, be sure to get to the next show!

    Though it reflects nothing on their music, the Usaismonster singer looks like Alicia Witt, just sayin'.
    Thanks for the pics Sachiko!

    • pc-pdx
    • 10/25/2008 10:39:00 AM
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