Entries tagged with: Bottom Lounge
Minus the Bear @ NYC's Best Buy Theater in 2013 (more by Dylan Johnson)
Minus the Bear have announced that they'll be releasing a new full-length LP, titled Lost Loves, on October 7 via Dangerbird Records. Lost Loves is a collection of rarities and unreleased songs from the past several years of writing and recording. You can check out the LP's cover art and tracklisting at the bottom of this post.
MTB will be embarking on a fall US tour in support of Lost Loves. All Midwest dates feature an opening set from Young Widows, including a show at Bottom Lounge on October 23. Tickets for the Chicago show go on sale to the general public this Friday (8/1) at noon CST. There's also an ongoing VIP presale for all dates. The band are also celebrating the 10th anniversary of their 2004 EP They Make Beer Commercials Like This, which will be played in full on this run.
All MTB dates, LP info. for Lost Loves, and a couple of song streams lie after the jump...
photos by Dominick Mastrangelo
Deafheaven / Perfect Pussy
Prior to playing Pitchfork Fest on Sunday (7/20), Deafheaven and Perfect Pussy played one of several sold-out festival aftershows at Bottom Lounge on Friday (7/18). The pair were joined by local rippers Pink Frost in what was perhaps a more suitable environment for the output of these bands than the glaring sun and heat of the festival. Pictures from Bottom Lounge are in this post.
More pictures and Deafheaven's complete setlist lie after the jump...
Blonde Redhead -- Barragán cover art
Veteran NYC dream pop outfit Blonde Redhead are slated to welcome their new album, titled Barragán, on September 2 via Kobalt. The LP serves as the follow-up to 2010's great Penny Sparkle and that's its cover art above. So far they've shared two album cuts -- "No More Honey" and "Dripping" -- and you can take a listen to both of them at the bottom of this post.
Blonde Redhead will be embarking on a November/December North American tour in support of Barragán. That tour includes a show at Bottom Lounge on November 3. Tickets for the Chicago show go on sale TODAY (7/18) at noon CST.
All Blonde Redhead dates and those song streams lie after the jump...
The Drums at Webster Hall in 2013 (more by Jonathon Bernstein)
The Drums are at work once again, with a brand new single and a newly announced tour. The band will tag Chicago for two shows on September 27 at Bottom Lounge, 7PM and 9PM. Tickets for both shows go on sale next Friday (7/18) at noon CST.
Full tour schedule and more at BrooklynVegan. Watch the teaser video for the tour below...
Long-running post-hardcore // art rock unit mewithoutYou are currently on tour throughout the West Coast/Southwest in celebration of the 10th anniversary of their excellent 2004 LP Catch for Us the Foxes. They've now announced an East Coast/Midwest leg of the anniversary run that features support from post rock heavyweights The Appleseed Cast. That run includes a show at the Bottom Lounge on October 11. Tickets for the Chicago show go on sale TODAY (6/20) at noon CST.
All dates and a few CFUTF song streams lie after the jump...
Deafheaven @ Sasquatch 2014 (more by Chris & Rae Graham)
Pitchfork Music Festival 2014 is just a month away (July 18-20), and a bunch of fest aftershows have now been announced. There are a few slated to take place around the corner from Union Park at Bottom Lounge, and others at Schubas and Lincoln Hall.
Here are your late-night show options...
Pinback @ ACL Fest 2013 (more by Dana (Distortion) Yavin)
San Diego indie rock mainstays Pinback will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of their 2004 album Summer in Abaddon with a reissue via Touch & Go Records. The LP will be available on September 2 on limited edition, 180g maroon vinyl, and is up for preorder now. You'll also be able to grab it at the stops on their fall North American tour with Tera Melos. That tour includes a show at the Bottom Lounge on September 19. Tickets for the Chicago show go on sale this Friday (6/20) at noon CST.
All Pinback // Tera Melos dates and a couple of Summer in Abaddon videos lie after the jump...
photos by Jeff Ryan
The Menzingers // Lemuria at Bottom Lounge on 06.06.2014
The Menzingers brought their summer North American tour with Lemuria, Pup, and Cayetana through Chicago for a show at the Bottom Lounge last Friday (6/6). The Philly punks are out in support of their new LP Rented World, which just recently hit stores via new label home Epitaph. Pictures from the 6/6 show are in this post. More below...
Joyce Manor in Philly in 2013 (more by Alyssa Tanchajja)
California punks Joyce Manor are gearing up for the release of their third album, Never Hungover Again, which is due to hit stores on July 22 via new home Epitaph Records. You can check out the video for the super quick LP cut "Catalina Fight Song" at the bottom of this post. JM will be embarking on a North American tour in support of the album in late-August. Their former Asian Man Records labelmates The Exquisites will be along for the ride, and that tour includes a stop at the Bottom Lounge on September 6. Tickets for the Chicago show go on sale TODAY (5/23) at 10AM CST.
All Joyce Manor dates and that video lie after the jump...
photos by Milos Markicevic
Shlohmo at Bottom Lounge on 05.02.2014
LA producer Shlohmo brought his North American tour with Jim-E Stack and D33J through Chicago for a show at the Bottom Lounge on Friday night (5/2). Set up behind a brick wall-like lighting rig, the production great teased material from his forthcoming collaborative EP with R&B singer Jeremih. He also shared that the effort should be coming out sometime next month. Pictures from Bottom Lounge are in this post.
Fucked Up @ Lincoln Hall, April 2012 (more by James Richards IV)
Toronto punks Fucked Up are slated to welcome their new album, titled Glass Boys, on June 3 via Matador Records. You've already heard the LP's lead single "Paper the House" and they've just recently shared another album cut called "Led By Hand." Both tracks are available to stream at the bottom of this post. Glass Boys is up for preorder via Matador's webstore.
Fucked Up will be doing a great deal of touring in support of their forthcoming effort. They've got a North American run set for July/August, which includes a performance at the Bottom Lounge on July 10. Tickets for the Chicago show are on sale now.
All Fucked Up dates and those song streams lie after the jump...
Phoenix folk punks Andrew Jackson Jihad are slated to release their new album, Christmas Island, on May 6 via new home SideOneDummy. The LP serves as the follow-up to 2011's Knife Man and was produced by John Congleton, who has been behind a smattering of great 2014 releases -- Cloud Nothings, Swans, St. Vincent, Angel Olsen, and more. You can take a listen to the album's lead single "Children of God" at the bottom of this post. If you're into Against Me!, The Front Bottoms, and/or Titus Andronicus, the tune will most likely sit well with you.
AJJ have announced a large summer North American tour with rotating support from Cheap Girls (who we recently caught with Against Me!), Hard Girls, and Dogbreth. That tour includes a performance at Bottom Lounge on July 16 with Hard Girls and Dogbreth. Tickets for the Chicago show go on sale TODAY (4/18) at noon CST.
All AJJ dates and that song stream lie after the jump...
Boris @ Austin Psych Fest 2013 (more by Tim Griffin)
Japanese experimental metal outfit Boris have announced that they'll be releasing their new album, Noise, on June 17 via Sargent House. You can get a feel for the LP by checking out its pummeling, seven-minute lead single "Quicksilver" at the bottom of this post. The band will also be embarking on a summer North American tour in late-July. That tour includes a performance at the Bottom Lounge on August 10. Tickets for the Chicago show go on sale this Friday (4/11) at noon CST.
All Boris dates and a stream of "Quicksilver" lie after the jump...
Odonis Odonis -- Hard Boiled Soft Boiled cover art
Toronto noisemakers Odonis Odonis are gearing up for the release of their second album, Hard Boiled Soft Boiled, which is due out on April 15 via Buzz Records. So far, they've shared a number of album cuts -- "New Obsession," "Are We Friends," and "Angus Mountain" -- and yet another has arrived today. It's a real mind-melter called "Order In The Court" and director Lee Stringle has placed the song among animated versions of Hieronymus Bosch paintings. You can check out their new video and take a listen to all other tracks at the bottom of this post.
Odonis Odonis will be embarking on a brief North American tour in support of their new LP in April. That tour includes a performance at the Bottom Lounge's Upstairs Room on April 25. Tickets for the Chicago show are on sale now.
All Odonis Odonis dates and that video // song streams lie after the jump...
Slint's extremely thorough Spiderland box set is due to hit stores on April 15 via Touch and Go Records. One of its many components is Breadcrumb Trail, a never-before-seen, 90-minute documentary on the band and the making of Spiderland. It features extensive interviews with Slint, Steve Albini, Ian Mackaye, David Grubbs, David Yow, James Murphy, and more. You can check out a trailer for it at the bottom of this post. The film will be screening at the Music Box Theatre on April 16 and a Q&A with director Lance Bangs will follow it. Tickets are on sale now.
UPDATE: Slint members Dave Pajo and Todd Brashear will join the Q&A session.
The trailer for Breadcrumb Trail can be found below...
Tickets to see Neil Young at The Chicago Theatre go on sale this Saturday (3/22) at 11AM CST. A JAM Productions presale for both dates will be active from 10AM to 10PM this Friday; the password is "young2".
Yamantaka // Sonic Titan @ BV-CMJ 2013 (more by Chris La Putt)
Canadian experimental rock and performance art collective Yamantaka // Sonic Titan just finished up a run at SXSW and are slated to hit the road throughout North America again next month. This tour surrounds their appearance at the 2014 Austin Psych Fest, and they'll be teaming up with Perfect Pussy on most dates. The pair won't be sharing a bill in Chicago though (PP play their own show at Township on April 1), where Y // ST will headline the Bottom Lounge's Upstairs Room on May 9. Tickets are on sale now.
All Yamantaka // Sonic Titan dates and a couple of videos lie after the jump...
Slint have been inactive for a handful of years now, but after playing ATP UK in 2013 and with a Spiderland box set coming down the pike, they're back to playing North American dates. Their just-announced tour will bring them to Chicago for a performance at the Bottom Lounge on May 10. Tickets go on sale this Friday (3/21) at noon CST. They're also playing the Forecastle Festival in their hometown of Louisville, KY.
All known Slint dates and a stream of Spiderland lie after the jump...
Tickets to see Yann Tiersen at Bottom Lounge go on sale this Friday at noon.
Philly punks The Menzingers' fourth album, Rented World, is slated to hit stores on April 22 via new label Epitaph. They've already revealed its great lead single "In Remission," and have now announced a spring/summer North American tour in support of the LP. That tour kicks off in late-May and includes a performance at the Bottom Lounge on June 6 with opener(s) TBA. Tickets for the Chicago show go on sale this Friday (3/14) at noon CST.
All Menzingers dates and their music video for "In Remission" lie after the jump...