Win Tickets ($20): Onuinu w/ Phone Call @ Holocene | Kaleidoscopic Disco Pop

We are giving away a pair of tickets to see Onuinu at Holocene on Saturday, February 9, 2013. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, February 8.

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From our sponsors at Holocene:
Onuinu @ HoloceneOnuinu w/ Phone Call, Dutty Wilderness, Sex Life DJs
Saturday, February 9, 2013
8:30 p.m. | $8-$10 | 21+

1001 SE Morrison St Portland, OR 97214
(503) 239-7639 | More Info:

Dorian Duvall is Onuinu. He’s been crafting electro pop in Portland, OR for the past few years where the music community has been watching and waiting for this, his first full length album Mirror Gazer. Up til now there’s been a release on an Ape Tapes compliation and a video for the catchy “Ice Palace” replete with kaleidoscopic, melted visuals — directed by Andrew Sloan (Tender Loving Empire).

Dorian, a multi-instrumentalist, wrote and produced the album. Jeremy Sherrer (the Gossip, Dandy Warhols, Hockey) co-produced, recorded/mixed the record and played drums.

Dorian calls the music Disco-Hop and is easy to cite influences like: Yellow Magic Orchestra, Michael Jackson, the Brainfeeder Crew and Stones Throw Records. The giant chorus of opening track “Mirror Gazer,” the 70’s shimmer of “Happy Home,” and the roller rink ready “Always Awkward,” point to his foundation in the disco, power pop and hip hop worlds.

“I was drawn more to guitar when I was a teenager listening to Hendrix and Jazz and then transitioned into more pop music Like the Beatles, Kinks, Zombies.”

“I didn’t really play in very many bands, I jammed with friends, attempted to start a few bands with friends and then decided to make music on my own — I did some early recordings with an acoustic guitar and a Casio. Then I bought my first sampler and synthesizer and with those I started making loops. The early influences with that stuff was all over the place from Eno, Bowie, Madlib, J dilla, Prince, and Jan Hammer.”

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9 Responses to Win Tickets ($20): Onuinu w/ Phone Call @ Holocene | Kaleidoscopic Disco Pop

  1. Hugh February 7, 2013 at 12:17 pm #

    Pick me because I love to dance and love the Holocene.

  2. Mathew February 7, 2013 at 1:21 pm #

    I love Onuinu! This would be the perfect way to spend Saturday night! I love Holocene and love to shake my ass.

  3. Nate February 7, 2013 at 2:08 pm #

    Gonna work the floor like a beautiful dance whore. Who doesn’t want to see that?

  4. Patrick February 7, 2013 at 2:53 pm #

    I want in on this show because my New Year’s Resolutions were to see more local music and to dance more, and Onuinu gives me an opportunity to kill two birds with one stone.

  5. Alex February 7, 2013 at 3:16 pm #

    because i like to party

  6. Frank Byers February 7, 2013 at 4:11 pm #

    It’s time to visit Holocene.

  7. Chicho February 7, 2013 at 5:23 pm #

    I want to go!

  8. Jody C February 7, 2013 at 9:10 pm #

    need a night of just straight fun… boyfriend would love this, but says if I cannot win tickets then he wants to stay home and play video games. please save me from another Saturday night of boredom. He said we can dance the night away just waiting on somewhere to go and you can fulfill this for me…….please let it be us.

  9. Michaela February 7, 2013 at 9:51 pm #

    I need to dance please!

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