Win Tickets ($20+): Octopus Project, Magic Mouth @ Holocene | Electronic Pop Music

We are giving away a pair of tickets to see Octopus Project on Monday, November 12, 2012 at Holocene. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, November 9.

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From our sponsors at Holocene:
Octopus Project @ HoloceneOctopus Project w/ Magic Mouth, Lavender Mirror
Monday, November 12, 2012
8:30 p.m. | $10-$12 | 21+
Purchase Tickets at Brown Paper Tickets

Holocene
1001 Southeast Morrison Street Portland, OR 97214
(503) 239-7639 | More Info: www.holocene.org

Drums vs. drum machines. Samplers vs. guitars. Take these oppositional elements, add a willingness to start a band first and learn how to use the gear later, crank it up to 25,000 and under certain laboratory conditions another band like The Octopus Project might emerge. The Octopus Project has created a unique sound perhaps best described as “ambidextrous equipment failure junk-tronica,” merging the experimentation of progressive post-rock, the blips and bleeps of electronica and the raw, human ROCK of rock.

Toto Miranda, Josh Lambert and Yvonne Lambert play with un-self-conscious joie de vivre. They create irresistible music – a feat all the more amazing considering none of their songs follow anything close to a rote pop, rock or dance structure. You can only call what they do happiness.

“If there’s a such thing as a happiness seizure, be prepared to have one.” — Paste Magazine

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15 Responses to Win Tickets ($20+): Octopus Project, Magic Mouth @ Holocene | Electronic Pop Music

  1. Alex November 8, 2012 at 10:46 #

    because it would be lovely

  2. Beth November 8, 2012 at 11:01 #

    Great band, would love to see them

  3. Julia November 8, 2012 at 13:59 #

    Octopi!

  4. Joshua Smith November 8, 2012 at 14:12 #

    I’ve never seen Octopus Project, but I’ve been jamming an old album of theirs. This would be a blast!

  5. wallace November 8, 2012 at 14:31 #

    Projectile Calamari! love it

  6. d@Ve November 8, 2012 at 14:59 #

    sounds magical…gonna throw ‘em on my stream now in anticipation!

  7. kelli November 8, 2012 at 15:00 #

    A happiness seizure? yes please!

  8. Robyn November 8, 2012 at 15:01 #

    These guys are so talented, good looking, and play an amazing live set! I would LOVE to see them at such an intimate venue!! Octopus Project for life!!

  9. Keenan November 8, 2012 at 15:09 #

    Last time we saw Octopus Project at Doug fir was amazing! Can’t tell you how happy it would make us to see them again!

  10. Luke November 8, 2012 at 16:32 #

    I would like to see Octopus Project at Holocene because they’re a great band and they don’t make it to the NW very often.

  11. Nina November 8, 2012 at 18:19 #

    Ooh, Ooh…I’m from Austin…LOVE THEM!!

  12. kristen c November 9, 2012 at 12:45 #

    Planning on this anyways! Free tix, pretty please!

  13. birdonit November 9, 2012 at 15:25 #

    Love both these bands! And love free stuff!!!

  14. Jack Greenwood November 9, 2012 at 18:07 #

    I love The Octopus Project but I have no money to see them!

  15. Adam Ervin November 11, 2012 at 15:03 #

    I made a sweater for an Octous once with eight legs and an extra hole for it’s hopes and dreams. Send me home folks!

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