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Why? Au Dark Dark Dark

Monday, Oct 05, 2009 6:00 PM CDT 2009-10-05T18:00 (6:00 PM Doors)
, Chicago, IL

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all ages $15 ADV/DOS In abstract, WHY? is the process of adapting to the somehow simple business of existing. WHY? is the searching for something clearly unreachable, with hopes of finding small significance along the way. The attempt to understand what’s really going on by observing, neither by telescope nor microscope, but by naked eye, the intimate details in the most mundane of life’s happenings. The attempt to describe the gist of the feeling of the tiniest modicum of The Great Universal Unutterable Joke we are all always not laughing at—except when we are. WHY? is living out the set-up of that old gag over and over, until we finally reach a punch-line. Or we die and we don't. WHY? thaws from the icebox with The Hollows. This latest blast of darkly tinted pop finds the Bay-based trio further realizing their distinct sound—smart, shimmering, sweetly soured—while expanding that ever-crooking subsurface smile we saw bare its teeth on 2005’s critically acclaimed Elephant Eyelash LP