There’s a certain type of child who sees couches as launching pads and sound as an excuse to unload what lies pent up behind the shell. Watching Purling Hiss at Portland’s Bunk Bar, I began to suspect that lead singer Mike Polizze was one of those children, and luckily for us he never grew out of these urges. He’s a rock guy who thinks full-body contortions are synonymous with emotion — if only more wanted to be like Mike. This psych-rock sleeper cell from Philly is ready — their shows are what we talk to others about when we say we love rock. See above for photos of Purling Hiss, along with Portland bands Landlines and Havania Whaal.
Purling Hiss @ Bunk Bar, March 18, 2014
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