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Milo Greene
8:00 PM - 11:59 PM 191 Toole
Date: October 02, 2018 to October 02, 2018
Where: 191 Toole, 191 East Toole Avenue, Tucson, Arizona, United States, 85701
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Adult contemporary is characterized by its exceptional euphony. In skill, it effortlessly mingles sounds. In intent, it envelops itself in harmonies. In spirit, it has the beguiling ability to disarm listeners. Thats why L.A.s Milo Greene, the always-evolving indie-pop band, chose the genre as its museeven naming their third album, Adult Contemporary (out September 7th, Nettwerk).Toeing a line between emotional intensity and light-hearted humor is important to Milo Greene, because theyve never really had the chance to take a breath. Their first, self-titled album exploded onto the indie scene in 2012. It happened extremely fast, Marlana says. We played two shows and a bidding war happened. (Their gorgeous, transcendent music soon appeared in everything from Greys Anatomy to Supernatural.) In this sense, Adult Contemporary refers not just to their reinvention of a genre, but its also a signpost of the band maturing.Robbie and Graham met when in Los Angeles, where they were introduced to Marlana. After penning the honeyed, harmonious Autumn Tree, they knew they were onto something.The fact that their fluid structure still works makes the band somewhat of a unicorn. Says Graham, There has never been a set dynamic. Its just the three of them, figuring it out, song by song. Their output is, to varying degrees, a sum of their parts.They worked hard to make that serendipity last. In 2011, Milo Greene would get standing ovations opening for The Civil Wars. That tour was really eye-opening. We knew we were doing something special, Graham says. Before long, they were playing Letterman and Leno and Conan.The first record was magical for us, but we werent interested in making it again, Marlana says. Their second album, the dancier, more electronic Control, was a tougher sell. It was impacted by their strong individual wills, which crowded its sound. Though no less an accomplishment (Paste anointed it dreamy), says Robbie, We were changing the dynamic of the sound, the dynamic o
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