if you happen to be in chicago on saturday, august 13 you should check out the found sound festival. it’s free. it’s weirdo/avant/experimental music. it’s all over ukranian village and west town. and it’s intimate! porches. shopping carts. record stores. back yards. check it out! plus, piss piss piss moan moan moan and plastic crimewave are playing as part of the festival. plastic crimewave plays a porch and kicks the whole festival off at 1pm. and pppmmm play at permanent records at 5pm. do it! get the pdf map here: http://numerogroup.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/foundsound_2011_program.pdf
black math is rocking some shows: a free show on 8/21/09 at cole’s (2338 n milwaukee, right here in chicago) starts at 9.30pm; another free show at permanent records on 8/30/09 with the vivian girls (1914 w chicago) that starts at 6pm; and on 9/26/09 at mortville (2105 s kedzie, third floor) they will be rocking along with piss piss piss moan moan moan (show starts at 9pm). if you have a chance, check them out!
and the new releases keep on rolling! this month’s release is a live set from piss piss piss moan moan moan – an amazing free show at chicago’s permanent records in november of 2008. noise heads start heart pounding!
in other pyr news, the pyr tech department narrowly avoided catastrophe after suffering a hard drive crash. needless to say, it was terrifying. read more about it here. but everything is fine now, and things are back on track.