RLYR, Fotocrime

Chicago’s RLYR (pronounced “relayer”). The trio boasts a lineup comprised of some of the most esteemed members of the city’s experimental rock community: Steven Hess (also of Locrian), Colin DeKuiper (also of Bloodiest, ex: Russian Circles) and Trevor Shelley de Brauw (also of Pelican). Existing at some hypnotic cross-section of guitar-forward indie, noise, punk, prog, and post-punk, the band represents some of the most energized music in each player’s storied career.

Colin DeKuiper - bass /
Steven Hess - drums /
Trevor Shelley de Brauw - guitar

FOTOCRIME is the new musical endeavor by R.Pattern (aka Ryan Patterson, formerly of Coliseum) and including Nick Thieneman (Young Widows) in the live band. After over a decade as the singer-guitarist of post-hardcore trio Coliseum, Pattern forged ahead on his own with a new vision, sound, and moniker: Fotocrime. Backed by danceable, battle hymn drum machines and layered synths, Fotocrime brings a monochrome clarity to its electronic-meets-organic post-punk with driving bass, single-note guitar work, and Pattern’s unmistakable drawl. Forging a connection between the shadows of the underbelly of the mid-century American Dream, the ghostly corners of post-war Europe, and the present moment, Fotocrime breathes new life into Cold War paranoia, modern-day malaise and smoky noir.

Cemetery Flowers

CF, formed early this year creating a rigorous pulse of dark post-punk and synth-industrial beats, soaked in an electronic bath of noise. Former members Kerosene/Bubonic Bear

$8.00 - $10.00

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