Monday, April 25, 2005

Listening Party-palooza

Tonight is a busy night for listening's the line-up: New Order CD Release Party SmartBar - 10pm DJs Brad Owen and Heather spin New Order past and present including a pre-midnight preview of Waiting for the Sirens' Call, plus classic New Order video projections - the New Order Video, Pumped Full of Drugs, The New Order Story, Factory Records Documentary, Live in NYC 1981, Live at Finsbury Park and more. Plus, you can enter to win autographed posters, prizes and tickets for the New Order show at the Aragon on Tuesday May 3rd! Tower Records will on-hand to sell the new disc at midnight. Reckless New Release Ping Pong Party VIII Schubas - 9pm The latest installment of Reckless' uniquely unorganized attempt to bring you cheap drinks, dates, ping pong tournaments and new releases will feature the aforementioned New Order release as well as previews of Mary Timony’s Ex Hex and the next batch of Cure reissue deluxe double discs; Seventeen Seconds, Faith and Pornography. And, naturally the Reckless staff will be bringing plenty of extra copies of these records for you to purchase at the end of the night. (though if you're a pro on the ping-pong table, you may be able to score some free swag as well) Eels Listening Party The Long Room - 9pm Tower Records and The Onion present a preview of the latest release from The Eeels, Blinking Lights and Other Revelations. Free goodies are promised from The Onion, plus featured microbrews will put you back only $2.50. ----------- And, of course, can't forget on Wed (2/27).... Stereolab Listening Party/Radio Free Chicago Night aliveOne - 9pm The latest release from Stereolab, Oscillons from the Anti-Sun, will be previewed, followed by hot DJ sets from DJ Damienone, DJ Rufo (WHPK), DJ Personal Bankruptcy (WHPK), dj popscum (WLUW), DJ JuiceBoxx (WLUW) and DJ Lucifer Sam (RFC).


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