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Frankie Rose

Frankie Rose

Tuesday, October 2

If the Cure or New Order had a female singer, she’d probably be something like Frankie Rose. Though the rising musician’s latest album, Interstellar, which has garnered stellar reviews, sounds a lot like those 1980s new wave bands, she’s not biting their style. Her musical career began with garage rock act the Vivian Girls, pop band the Dum Dum Girls, and post punk band Crystal Stilts, so the young musician’s new sound is the product of the gamut of indie rock influences that she has absorbed throughout her short career. Interstellar is a departure from everything Rose has done in the past, including her debut solo album Frankie Rose and the Outs, with its jangle-pop, mostly guitar driven songs full of lush vocal harmonies. Though that debut record was well received, Rose dropped the Outs, picked up a couple of synthesizers and expanded her sound into the massive dream pop area that acts like M83 and Purity Ring reside in for Interstellar. It was a risky move, and although it is still hard to tell if Rose is jumping trends or just riding their waves, she’s made all of the right moves so far. Don’t miss Frankie Rose when she comes to Soundlab on Tuesday (Oct 2). —cory perla

8pm Soundlab, 110 Pearl St. (440-5907 /bigorbitgallery.org/soundlab) $10 advance, $12 day of show