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Soft Targets 5/22 @ Darkroom, Chicago

Soft Targets are playing a show tomorrow night, Thursday, May 22 at Darkroom (2210 W Chicago Ave, Chicago – map). It’ll be the debut show for their new drummer (myspace), and they’ll be playing new songs.

Show is at 9 PM. With Farewell Captain (myspace) and The Ellie Maybe Experience. 21+ only.

Why are we telling you this? They’re a great band and we’re pleased to announce that a new Soft Targets 7″ is in the works; it’ll be coming out this summer on the Loud Devices label. (We’ll have further details as the date gets closer!)

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Plastic Crimewave in LA

Plastic Crimewave has a couple appearances of note coming up in Los Angeles this week.

Tomorrow, Wednesday, May 7, 7-8:30 PM, he will be DJ-ing on the stage inside Amoeba Records Hollywood (6400 W Sunset Blvd – map).

Then on Sunday, May 11 at 8 PM, an ensemble of Plastic Crimewave, Ariel Pink, and Jimi Hey be be doing a live score to 1928 German
expressionist thriller/proto-horror film The Man Who Laughs at the Silent Movie
(611 N Fairfax – map). Plastic Crimewave will also perform a solo score to Georges Méliès’ Trip to the Moon. (We were
lucky enough to see/hear Plastic Crimewave accompany this short in Chicago a bit over three years ago.) Co-presented by the Cinefamily and Arthur Magazine.