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Secret Science Open our First Whistler Showcase Tomorrow

Excited to have Secret Science on the bill tomorrow! They’re opening our first showcase at The Whistler with their breed of punk-influenced garage rock. Maybe you saw them at Do Division? Or perhaps at Beat Kitchen with Planes Mistaken for Stars? Either way, you should definitely check ’em out tomorrow! Click play below to see a quick teaser for their Galore EP or to hear ’em, and keep reading to learn more.

 

Who are some of your biggest musical influences?

Pixies, Bad Religion, newer punk like Wavves, Cloud Nothings.

 

What is some music worth sharing? Something new? Local favorites?

Speedy Ortiz has been high on our lists lately. Mooner and Bike Cops are a few of our local favs.

 

 

Wednesday, 8/6 at The Whistler

with Impulsive Hearts

21+ | FREE | Doors at 6, Show at 9:30

Welcome to the Family, The Damn Choir

The Damn Choir make some damn good music, and looking glass is happy to have them on the roster! After a sold-out show at the Hideout in February for their new album’s release, The Damn Choir hit the road to support their 13-song LP “Creatures of Habit.” Produced by Bryce Goggin (Antony and the Johnsons, Apples In Stereo, Swans, Dean & Britta), and mastered by Fred Kevorkian (Willie Nelson, The Walkmen, The White Stripes, Iggy Pop), it’s a beautiful piece of work. Click play to check it out.

 

 

Up next, they headline the Beat Kitchen on Friday, May 29, with all proceeds benefiting New Leash on Life. This LA and now Chicago-based organization is dedicated to reducing the number of animals euthanized by helping to find them new homes. In addition to donating all ticket proceeds, The Damn Choir has a shirt available featuring lead-singer Gordon Robertson’s dog, and $5 from each sale goes towards saving lives. AND, the opportunity to help doesn’t stop there, as the show will host a silent auction on items including a bike, dog walks, restaurant gift cards, and tickets for the Cubs, Double Door, Lollapalooza, Riot Fest, Pitchfork, the Blackhawks, and more! Click HERE to see the full list of the auction items and to save the date.

 

Be sure to keep an eye out, as they’re playing festivals across the city throughout the summer, and will be on the road again soon!

 

For press or booking, please contact tracy@lookingglassprojects.com.