Broadway Calls is from Oregon–and are fully enmeshed in the artistic ferment going on in Portland.
A talented force to be reckoned with, they speak volumes without trying too hard. Avoiding self-indulgence and snottiness, they craft music that crackles as it comes out of the speaker. Infectious choruses top off punky guitars and hard-hitting drums.
They also branch out into other realms–their last album included a ballad, and songs that would fit on a hardcore punk album.
They’ve got a new album coming out on Aug. 18,