This Will Destroy You at Doug Fir Lounge

Post Author: Michael Christy

Texas post-rock greats This Will Destroy You made their grand return to Portland with a spellbinding performance at Doug Fir Lounge. Currently in-between album cycles, the band – backlit by haunting visuals – played a mix of hits off all of their albums, including their most recent 2018 LPs New Others Part I and II.

The group started out on a slower and more meditative note, utilizing their heady, staticky riffs and thunderous rhythms to eventually conjure a series of towering crescendos – all to the delight of an enthralled sold-out crowd.

Texas post-rock greats This Will Destroy You unleashed a mesmerizing set at Portland’s Doug Fir Lounge. Armed with their staticky riffs and towering crescendos, the band had the sold-out crowd in the palm of their hands.