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Small Black, Washed Out, Pictureplane
Monday April 5, 2010
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Location:  Empty Bottle
1035 N. Western Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622-3571
(773) 276-3600
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Time:  9:30pm  
Age:  21+  
Cost:  $8
Styles:  Rock
Performers:  Small Black, Washed Out, Pictureplane  

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Batched in a thickening haze of skuzzy, Casio-threaded pop, Small Black, Washed Out and Pictureplane are all a reaction to 2009's chillwave boom, when twenty-somethings seemed to collectively raid their parents' attics, retreat to their bedrooms and have solo dance parties. Now this stuff is starting to get a bit more club-friendly, with drum machines kicked up a notch (Small Black), key plunks tweaked with industrial effects (Pictureplane) and even some near-funky bass lines (Washed Out). Consider it a night in voyeur grooves, as they all bring the bedroom to the stage. (Gavin Paul)

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