Advance Base, Lisa/Liza, Waldemar

Advance Base

Lisa/Liza

Waldemar

Sun, January 29, 2017

Doors: 8:30 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

The Hideout

Chicago, IL

$10.00

Tickets Available at the Door

Advance Base
Advance Base
Owen Ashworth used to release his lo-fi keyboard pop under the name Casiotone for the Painfully Alone, but these days he calls it Advance Base.

Walking the line between electronic music and traditional singer/songwriter forms, Ashworth writes minimalist, heavy-hearted, & nostalgia-obsessed songs of longing & regret. His conversational, baritone vocals sing stories of hard-luck Midwesterners & their demons amid swirls of electric pianos, omnichords, drum machines and samples.

Advance Base's second album, Nephew in the Wild, was named #1 Indie Pop album of 2015 by

PopMatters.
Lisa/Liza
Lisa/Liza
Lisa/Liza is the lo-fi, psych-folk recording project of Maine-based guitarist, singer and songwriter Liza Victoria. Deserts of Youth is her debut LP, after numerous limited edition cassette and CDr releases. Deserts of Youth is an intimate collection of seven original songs, recorded at home by Victoria, using just her voice and her acoustic guitar.
Waldemar
Waldemar
There’s a tension inside of me. On the one hand, as I write music, a significant portion of me yearns to find a sense of “home”; an identity within my music. But there is another part of me that is constantly at war with this yearning. It’s the part of me that understands that music can never fulfill me in the ways that I want it to. The music I’m writing as Waldemar is born out of that tension. I have always placed my identity in my sense of significance. Wherever I feel like my life matters, that is where my identity takes root. When those parts of my life thrive, my sense of worth soars. When they fail, I move from feelings of significance and fade into seasons of depression. Waldemar has been therapy. Waldemar has been a guide. It has slowly been taking me through a process of finding out who I am; the passions of my heart, the skill of my hands, and the creativity of my mind. What should humans place their identity in? What makes a life significant? Is it what we do? Is it who we are? These are the questions I’m asking. These are the questions my music is asking. My questions and attempts at answering these questions are what’s becoming known as Waldemar.

- Gabe

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Venue Information:
The Hideout
1354 W. Wabansia Ave
Chicago, IL, 60642
http://www.hideoutchicago.com