Though different from Tokyo Police Club - for whom they opened at the Newport this year - Northern Irish indie rockers Two Door Cinema Club exude a similar vibe as their Canadian "Club" counterparts. Theirs is effervescent, easily digestible indie rock that expertly melds Vampire Weekend's snappy eclecticism and Phoenix's sleek synthetic pop.

Though different from Tokyo Police Club - for whom they opened at the Newport this year - Northern Irish indie rockers Two Door Cinema Club exude a similar vibe as their Canadian "Club" counterparts. Theirs is effervescent, easily digestible indie rock that expertly melds Vampire Weekend's snappy eclecticism and Phoenix's sleek synthetic pop.

Whereas many bands sound straight off the assembly line, these guys seem to have emerged from a lab, as if an elite team of scientists concocted a band expressly to infiltrate CD101.

Their plan worked, so Two Door Cinema Club is headlining the Newport this time around. Yet another "Club" band, Bombay Bicycle Club, will open Tuesday, plus The Lonely Forest.