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Wednesday April 24, 2013

From Williamette Week

Primer: The Bad Plus
By: Brett Campbell

Formed: In 2000 in Minneapolis.

Sounds like: Classically trained piano meets indie-rock drums meets jazz bass.

For fans of: Blondie, Igor Stravinsky, Paul Motian, Flaming Lips, Abba, Joshua Redman, Nirvana, Neil Young, Ornette Coleman, the Pixies, Bill Frisell, David Bowie, Herb Alpert, Pink Floyd, Black Sabbath, Heart-the Plus have covered or worked with all of them.

Latest release: Made Possible, the band’s eighth studio album, continues its recent emphasis on original music, adding for the first time occasional tasteful touches of electronic instrumentation.

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