The Belle Game – Tickets – Doug Fir Lounge – Portland, OR – February 8th, 2018

The Belle Game

Ethereal crush pop presented by NOISEY

The Belle Game

Small Skies

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

$10.00

This event is 21 and over

The Belle Game
The Belle Game
Led by the hypnotic vocals of Andrea Lo, Belle Game weaves ethereal soundscapes into, blown-out, crush-pop confessions.

...Somewhere between new-age visions and unkempt basements.
Small Skies
Small Skies
Benjamin Tyler used to record under the name Stepkid, but he's morphed that project into the new Small Skies, enlisting the spontaneous contributions of friends to offset his carefully crafted, electronic-based sonic panoramas. Small Skies' intriguing debut album (self-titled) juxtaposes dark, coiled synths with booming, crashing live drums, and the results are both invigorating and ominous. For every joyous pop summit like "So Long," there's the wobbling, claustrophobic "New Home," and Tyler often overruns his melodies with echo, creating an indistinct, erased quality with his voice. What remains perfectly in focus is Tyler's piercing vision, and he injects a surprising amount of emotion into the abstractions on Small Skies, giving the record a gravity that's impossible to discount.

Ned Lannamann-Portland Mercury