Portland-based Typhoon lean heavily on the usual sophisti-pop instrumental suspects — glockenspiels abound — and boast a suitably mammoth membership. Filling out frontman Tyler Morton's grand ambitions requires 14 musicians, give or take a glockenspiel player. This sort of "adult" indie music is catnip for the NPR-music crowd, and the band might be in danger of being too grown up for its own good if not for Morton's voice, a tremulous spine-tingling howl that injects a welcome element of radical instability into otherwise tidy tunes. With Radiation City. (Photo by Jaclyn Campanaro)
Thu., Sept. 19, 7 p.m., 2013
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