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From Our Open Blog: The Window Theatre

Twin brothers Joseph and Erik Duemig, the co-founders of Chicago-based indie-folk band The Window Theatre, are throwing a release party for their new EP, "Away" at Subterranean on December 11th. What's more, the twins will be celebrating their 21st birthday on stage when the clock strikes midnight. To celebrate, they will be giving away a free copy of their new EP to the first 50 people through the door, and a compilation of new music from all the bands playing the night (The Window Theatre, Carbon Tigers, Katz Company, and Late in the Playoffs) to everyone in attendance. The EP was recorded in the twins' hometown of Austin, TX. They played every instrument on the record except for drums, which were provided by the twins' friend and the album's producer, Austin singer-songwriter Danny Malone. Show at 10:00 PM. Cover is $10.


Love of Everything on Daytrotter

Love of Everything's (aka Bobby Burg) Daytrotter session has been posted. Two of the songs he performed appear on his recent release Best In Tensions (Polyvinyl). He is currently touring Europe opening for Joan of Arc.


Calm Palm Vapor

On November 12th the duo known as Calm Palm Vapor released their debut album Morning Pacific. These ten tracks are a mixture of keyboards, atmospherics, and gentle pop vocals. Recorded over the course of a year, the album is simple but infectiously fun. The duo celebrated the release with a raucous show at Subterranean. Since forming in January 2010 the duo of Pierogi (melodies) and Secretwars (beats) have established a decent catalog that also includes an ep released back in September. You can stream the album on the band's bandcamp page or purchase it digitally for just $5.


Distractions' New 7"

Distractions are back with a new 7" single that will be released by twosyllable records on December 7th. This is the bands first release on their new label, and comes in advance of the release of their new LP Dark Green Sea on January 18th on Infinite Best. The single will contain two tracks "We Were Better Off In The Rain" and "I Need A Reason".

Distractions will be performing at The Empty Bottle on November 27th with Bird Names, Nude Sunrise, and Wumme.


JBTV Documentary

I don't know if the Chicago music scene would be the same with out Jerry Bryant and JBTV. I found this new documentary while searching around youtube. You can really tell that it is and has been a "Labor of Love"


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