Red Bull Sound Select, Parquet Courts, Built To Spill, Meat Wave, Good Willsmith

Wed Nov 15 2017

8:00 PM

Empty Bottle

1035 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL 60622

$15.00

Ages 21+

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30 Days in Chicago is a month of 70+ can’t miss artists in venues throughout Chicago, exclusive to Red Bull Sound Select members.

PARQUET COURTS’ special breed of "Americana punk" began in 2010 when some former Texans who had relocated to Brooklyn began practicing and gigging regularly. The band was centered around Fergus & Geronimo songwriter Andrew Savage, and also included guitarist Austin Brown, bassist Sean Yeaton, and drummer Max Savage. Their noisy indie rock with jagged punk edges borrows much inspiration from late-'90s guitar-heavy alternative acts. Five records and seven years later PARQUET COURTS have become darlings of the indie rock world thanks to the response from the press, constant touring and their intractable charm.

BUILT TO SPILL were one of the most popular indie rock acts of the '90s, finding the middle ground between postmodern, Pavement-style pop and the loose, spacious jamming of Neil Young. From the outset, the band was a vehicle for singer/songwriter/guitarist Doug Martsch, who revived the concept of the indie guitar hero just as Dinosaur Jr.'s J Mascis -- another important influence -- was beginning to fade from the limelight. On record, Martsch the arranger crafted intricate, artfully knotted tangles of guitar; in concert, his rough-edged soloing heroics earned BUILT TO SPILL a reputation as an exciting and unpredictable live act.

MEAT WAVE formed in 2011 by the trio of Chris Sutter (vocals/guitar), Joe Gac (bass), and Ryan Wizniak (drums). The three Chicago punk scene stalwarts came together and, just a year later, released its self-titled full-length, though that was never the intention. These dudes really rock the shit out of their songs and we can't help but rage every time we listen to em, be it their rippin' debut full length or 2015's acerbic follow-up, Delusion Moon, released via Side One DummyEntertainment Weekly says MEAT WAVE "bites harder than a polar vortex gust tearing down Michigan Avenue." How's that for a geographically topical reference? Tonight sees the trio's triumphant return to The Bottle stage, so get ready to take it to the next level and show these boys why we love em so dang much.

GOOD WILLSMITH processes guitars, synths, found physical media, and voices through multi-track looping hardware and chains of electronics. The trio incorporates elements of ambient, drone, noise, komische minimalist metal and Indian classical music into long-form structured improvisations, making for some truly psychedelic mindfuckery.

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  • Parquet Courts

    Parquet Courts

    Punk

    Parquet Courts are an American indie rock band based in Brooklyn, New York, that formed in late 2010.The band consists of Andrew Savage (lead vocals, guitar), Austin Brown (guitar), Sean Yeaton (bass), and Andrew's brother Max Savage (drums).

  • Built To Spill

    Pop

  • Meat Wave

    Meat Wave

    Punk

    Meat Wave is constantly being asked about its name, though it gets why you keep on doing it. Formed in 2011 by the trio of Chris Sutter (vocals/guitar), Joe Gac (bass), and Ryan Wizniak (drums), the three Chicago punk scene stalwarts came together and, just a year later, released its self-titled full-length, though that was never the intention.

    Having signed to SideOneDummy, Meat Wave is set to release Delusion Moon, a record that works as one interlocking piece. Focusing on the lunar cycles and the concept of moon sickness, Sutter puts himself in other peoples' shoes and attempts to work through the insanity of our modern world with the band's acerbic post-punk serving as the backdrop. It's a record that's varied, versatile, and endlessly venomous, offering biting social criticism the way only Meat Wave can.

  • Good Willsmith

    Good Willsmith

    Pop

    Oh, to be young. The three energetic twenty-somethings behind Chicago three-piece Good Willsmith are a rowdy, eager bunch. Last year, the drone/ambient/psychedelic band released four solid releases (and more than a share of digital teasers for 2013) and began to carve their place as both label heads (Hausu Mountain) and musicians. Not bad for a band that formed less than a year ago.

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Red Bull Sound Select
Parquet Courts, Built To Spill, Meat Wave, Good Willsmith

Wed Nov 15 2017 8:00 PM

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Red Bull Sound Select, Parquet Courts, Built To Spill, Meat Wave, Good Willsmith
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$15.00 Ages 21+

30 Days in Chicago is a month of 70+ can’t miss artists in venues throughout Chicago, exclusive to Red Bull Sound Select members.

PARQUET COURTS’ special breed of "Americana punk" began in 2010 when some former Texans who had relocated to Brooklyn began practicing and gigging regularly. The band was centered around Fergus & Geronimo songwriter Andrew Savage, and also included guitarist Austin Brown, bassist Sean Yeaton, and drummer Max Savage. Their noisy indie rock with jagged punk edges borrows much inspiration from late-'90s guitar-heavy alternative acts. Five records and seven years later PARQUET COURTS have become darlings of the indie rock world thanks to the response from the press, constant touring and their intractable charm.

BUILT TO SPILL were one of the most popular indie rock acts of the '90s, finding the middle ground between postmodern, Pavement-style pop and the loose, spacious jamming of Neil Young. From the outset, the band was a vehicle for singer/songwriter/guitarist Doug Martsch, who revived the concept of the indie guitar hero just as Dinosaur Jr.'s J Mascis -- another important influence -- was beginning to fade from the limelight. On record, Martsch the arranger crafted intricate, artfully knotted tangles of guitar; in concert, his rough-edged soloing heroics earned BUILT TO SPILL a reputation as an exciting and unpredictable live act.

MEAT WAVE formed in 2011 by the trio of Chris Sutter (vocals/guitar), Joe Gac (bass), and Ryan Wizniak (drums). The three Chicago punk scene stalwarts came together and, just a year later, released its self-titled full-length, though that was never the intention. These dudes really rock the shit out of their songs and we can't help but rage every time we listen to em, be it their rippin' debut full length or 2015's acerbic follow-up, Delusion Moon, released via Side One DummyEntertainment Weekly says MEAT WAVE "bites harder than a polar vortex gust tearing down Michigan Avenue." How's that for a geographically topical reference? Tonight sees the trio's triumphant return to The Bottle stage, so get ready to take it to the next level and show these boys why we love em so dang much.

GOOD WILLSMITH processes guitars, synths, found physical media, and voices through multi-track looping hardware and chains of electronics. The trio incorporates elements of ambient, drone, noise, komische minimalist metal and Indian classical music into long-form structured improvisations, making for some truly psychedelic mindfuckery.

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You must be at least 21 years old to attend this show. Valid ID required for entry.