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Brooklyn quintet the Picture layers its songs with atmospheric guitar riffs straight outta the mid-'90s U.K. Singer Robert Abel checks in with slow, buzzing vocals stacked high atop the sounds surrounding him. The melodies don't so much push as crawl toward their destinations. It's a combination that puts the Picture somewhere between continents and alt-rock eras on Connect, its debut CD, due next month.
Sat., June 17, 1 p.m.

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