I used to book and produce events back in the day. I did a couple shows with Bombs Into You because they always put on a great performance. I'm sure this CD release show will be no exception as I heard a bit of it played on KBOO (or maybe OPB) Sunday night. Good stuff for sure.
We are giving away a pair of tickets to this show. To win, just comment on why you would like to attend (or even some memories of seeing these guys/favorite lyrics). We'll draw a winner on Thursday morning and email you.
Press release for show after the break…
PORTLAND, OREGON-BASED ELECTRONIC-NOISE-ROCK OUTFIT BOMBS INTO YOU CELEBRATE RELEASE OF "METAPHORICALLY YOURS [VOL 2]" ON NOVEMBER 19TH AT MISSISSIPPI STUDIOS
On November 19th at Mississippi Studios, Portland, Oregon-based electronic-noise-rock trio Bombs Into You will celebrate the release of their sophomore album, "Metaphorically Yours [Vol 2]", the follow-up to "Metaphorically Yours [Vol 1]."
Also on the bill are Fast Computers and Double Plus Good.Ãƒâ€š Cover is $8.00 at the door.Ãƒâ€š Doors are at 8pm, show starts at 9pm, and is 21+.
Comprised of Jared Jensen (vocals, keys), Gage Choat (guitar), and Jon Jayne (drums), Bombs Into You deliver a sound that is equal parts melody and layers of sound, creating something that has garnered comparisons to "Nine Inch Nails meets The Faint" and "The KillersÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬¦ if they actually cared again."
A band as focused on their sound as they are having fun, when asked about "Metaphorically Yours [Vol 2]," Bombs Into You quickly jokes that, "it's sort of like ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‹Å“Metaphorically Yours [Vol 1]ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‹Å“, but different."
A seven track collection of songs that range from danceable, melodic electronic-pop to beat-driven, noise-propelled rock songs, "Metaphorically Yours [Vol 2]" never overplays or sticks on one element too long, preferring to shake it up — for the betterment of the song and, ultimately, the album.
Recorded at various studios around Portland by the band, including Dig Recordings with owner/engineer Mark Kraeder at the board, Just Like Radiation, and The Holy of Holies, the band pulled the record together with the help of mixing engineer John Askew, ensuring the record, though lively and untamed, would sound cohesive.