Poor House Movie Premier and Benefit for Autism Society of Central Illinois with Solar Cadet
Queen Henny B / CEO, Polarity, Al 'Maculate Conception, Pytch Wyte, Mondope
107 W. Cook St., Ste G
Springfield, IL, 62704
POLARITY: The presence or manifestation of two opposite or contrasting principles or tendencies. This definition reflects our new EP released in July of 2011. We embrace duality finding inspiration in the uncharted territories and often frightening truths of self found in the human psyche. With the new release we ask patience from our listeners. Our songs allow you a moment to breath and linger in a state of melodic limbo, listen for harmonizing guitars and painfully insecure lyrics. Once you're comfortable, before you know it you'll find senses exploding with pounding rhythm, powerful rifts and strong yet vulnerable melodies.
We formed in December of 2008 and released our debut album in October of 2009. Global Entertainment magazine has described our first release as going 'basement gold'. We've proudly sold over 2000 copies independently. 2010 saw us touring for the first time to the East Coast of Canada, and in the three and a half years since our bands birth our motto of 'every show counts' is clearly visible from our past show list on our website www.polaritymusic.com...we've played over a hundred shows in and around the GTA, and have loved every stage and audience in the process. Like most unsigned bands we manage all aspects of our band independently and continue to do so.
Our more recent accomplishments include a sold out show at Toronto's Tattoo Rock Parlour for our EP's release, playing in the heart of Toronto at the Younge and Dundas for Youthday and helping raise over $11,000 for breast cancer while playing to an audience of over six hundred people. In the upcoming months you'll find us in our van touring the country exposing Canadian audiences to our progressive style
POLARITY; The positive or negative state in which a body reacts to a magnetic, electric or other field. This definition sums up all we hope for from our listener, that you give into our moment and allow yourself to feel the magnetic pull of POLARITY, allow the electricity of our instruments to course through your body and embrace the positive or negative reaction you have to the field of music we create.
Hailing from Springfield, IL, Armando Zuniga aka “MonDope” is a fresh force to be reckoned with. Although he has only been performing live and promoting for about 3 1/2 years and Producing a little over 1 year still learning the elements of electronic music, MonDope is no stranger to the scene. With an eclectic arsenal of music ranging from roots of reggae, metal to hip-hop and underground, as well as many different forms of electronic music, there is never a dull moment in his sets. In the summer of 2010 Mondope came together with other local DJ's/Producers to form Killinoize, a production company interested in bringing the new wave of bass music to Illinois’ own capitol city.
Killinoize quickly gained a following of like-minded enthusiasts and bass heads in the region. Mondope’s sets are energetic and demand your attention. He will bring anything from glitch-hop to dubstep, drum & bass, crunk, moombahton, breaks, funk and even jungle/reggae to the dance floor. Able to feel out any crowd at any moment, he delivers a HEADY blend to get down to, already playing along side National acts such as Jantsen, Hugs&Drugs, Pretty Lights, Michael Menert, Love & Light, NastyNasty, TankMan, Trowa, Udachi, VibeSquad, DNAE BEATS, R/D, NiTGriT, Splatinum, Minnesota, Freddy Todd, Omega, Elfkowitz, Project Pat, Grimblee, The Car Thief, Alpaca, Phaded, Spankalicous and more to come. He was also the winner of the 312 DJ Battle Royale which gave MonDope an artist spot at the 312 Vibe Tent at Summer Camp Music Festival 2011. Also making his first appearance at Tall Tree Lake Festival 2011 playing a set right after Ill-Esha and Joe Mousepad. The year of 2012 was very busy for MonDope playing shows in different cities such as Dayton OH, Cinncinatti OH, Davenport IA, Rock Island IL, Charleston, IL and Kansas City, MO just to name a few. Making his mark in the Midwest in 2012 opening for some huge events such as Global Dance Music Festival and Halloween with Datsik this made it a very successful 2012. Expect nothing but the best in 2013 from this Artist and Promoter as he begins his journey in more advanced music production after teaching himself and learning more and more from Certified Abelton Live Instructor Vespers.
$10 adv $15 day of show
Tickets Available at the Door
Outside Events 5PM Red Carpet 6PM Film Showing 7PM Live Performances 8:30PM Silent Auction Costume Contest Door Prizes
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