Outer Minds (6:00), .Chaperone., Joan of Arc, Mickey (4:30), Radar Eyes, Tiger Bones (5:15), Jon Langford & Skull Orchard, Paul Cary (3:45), Rabble Rabble, Waco Brothers, Kids These Days

The All-Day Hideout SXSW Sendoff Party - Early Show

Outer Minds (6:00)

.Chaperone.

Joan of Arc

Mickey (4:30)

Radar Eyes

Tiger Bones (5:15)

Jon Langford & Skull Orchard

Paul Cary (3:45)

Rabble Rabble

Waco Brothers

Kids These Days

Sat, March 12, 2011

2:30 pm

The Hideout

Chicago, IL

$10.00

Tickets at the Door

All day party, tickets available at the door!

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Outer Minds (6:00) - (Set time: 6:00 PM)
Outer Minds (6:00)
Chicago’s explosive and underrated Outer Minds have finally come to the surface after simmering in the underworld in several different incarnations over the past few years, and with unbelievably great results. Sharpening their sound into a legion of 60s pop/psych textures and nuances normally reserved for the baroque set with their impeccable glockenspiel-laden arrangements, Outer Minds weave a rich web of sound around impossibly perfect hooks and deliver an impressive EP worthy of your immediate attention. Lead by Zach Medearis (Black Beauties, Lover!) and A-Ron Orlowski’s (Baseball Furies, Lover!, Dirges) fine assemblage of rough-cut harmonies, the band has gone through more name and roster changes than most, but once the current lineup coalesced into the tight-knit unit performing today, everything fell into place to create this sumptuous wall of sound that will blow your little mind to bits.
.Chaperone. - (Set time: 7:30 PM)
.Chaperone.
Beginning as a moniker for Shaun Paul’s intimate bedroom melodies, Chaperone has swelled into a full-time quintet. A melding of several different eras of music, the Chicago band’s sound is a jangly 21st-century version of yesteryear’s radio rock. Sing-along harmonies and raucous percussion laced over driving bass lines give the group its expansive sound. Their unique songs and impassioned live act have generated a growing buzz in the Midwest with each performance. Chaperone spent much of 2009 recording, writing and fine-tuning their set, but 2010 brought their second visit to SXSW Music festival, infinite touring and an upcoming e.p....thus far.
Joan of Arc - (Set time: 8:15 PM)
Joan of Arc
Jumping between mathy ballads, acoustic meanderings, minimalist experimentation, and post-rock-indie-epics, Joan Of Arc have exhibited a fearless artistry in their 14 years of existence. A seemingly inseparable appendage of the group's only consistent member Tim Kinsella, JOA is, in our humble opinion, one of the most unapologetically prolific bands of our generation - both in output and artistic vision. Joyful Noise Recordings
Mickey (4:30) - (Set time: 4:30 PM)
Mickey (4:30)
Mac Blackout, aka Mark McKenzie, is one of the most genuinely weird weirdos making rock music in Chicago—and I should know, since I was in the Functional Blackouts with him till the band imploded in 2006. On top of playing in the Daily Void, he’s now fronting a new group, Mickey, with four like-minded knucklehead savants (meaning they’re just as likely to get kicked out of a club), and it’s giving him the chance to bring the feral bubblegum he’s been recording at home for a few years to full flower onstage. Mickey’s beautiful, ferocious scum-glam has all the rock-on catchiness of T. Rex and Milk ’n Cookies without the “let’s pretend we’re bisexual and our balls haven’t dropped yet” bullshit that often comes with the territory.
Radar Eyes - (Set time: 6:45 PM)
Radar Eyes
When is noisy garage rock much more than that? When it’s produced by Chicago’s Radar Eyes, which is why even though their Plustapes debut was covered in a lo-fi grime, it still caught many people’s attention with its dark melodies and nearly pop hooks. Loud Loop Press
Tiger Bones (5:15) - (Set time: 5:15 PM)
Tiger Bones (5:15)
Chicago indie quartet Tiger Bones already have something huge going for them: Their forthcoming full-length record, released on the band's own label Dedd Foxx, will be distributed by Matador Records, home to indie staples like Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, Yo La Tengo and the New Pornographers. First though, the locals offer debut EP “Go Over Here,” which provides a clattering soundtrack to surfing back to the ‘80s, where songs like “Silence” and restless “Eyeliner” (which brings to mind Ra Ra Riot’s “Dying is Fine”) echo enough to send a stiff wind through puffy hair. Though the jittery groove of “Native” ensures people won’t be standing still as the music wafts over them.
Jon Langford & Skull Orchard - (Set time: 9:45 PM)
Jon Langford & Skull Orchard
“When they didn’t know quite what was there, they put Here Be Monsters. When I think of where my career has gone over the last 35 years, it’s usually in that area – off the map.”--Jon Langford

Here Be Monsters finds acclaimed musician/visual artist Jon Langford and his band Skull Orchard scanning the outskirts of popular culture, its title born of medieval cartographers’ term for the dragons, sea serpents, and other mythical beasties that reside beyond the boundaries of the known universe. This new album will feature a unique piece of artwork specific to each track printed on individual inserts included with copies of the CD. Best known for his work in the The Mekons and theWaco Brothers, Langford has been a leading pioneer in the assimilation of folk/country music into punk rock since the genre's first evolution over 30 years ago.

The album sees the Welsh-born, Chicago-based singer/songwriter, bandleader, producer, painter, and poet plotting a clear-eyed, sharp-elbowed course through such far-flung subjects as alternative hierarchies and astronomy, perpetual war for perpetual profit, the culture of detachment, middle age, fatherhood, fame, and the fleetingness of love. "The subtext of the album is maybe the things our civilization thinks of as fixed and immovable might actually be redundant/obsolete/discredited and it's up to us to question and find new rocks to be washed up on…," says Langford, who called in Mekons/Waco Brothers veteran Mike Hagler (My Morning Jacket, Wilco, Neko Case, Billy Bragg) to record this album at Chicago's Kingsize Sound Labs. "Skull Orchard used to be a fairly solitary activity – songs that didn't fit anywhere else – stuff that was too Welsh or personal to bother the Mekons or Wacos with," says Langford, "but something happened with the band I formed to tour with the previous record. It turned into a real group, so this is much more of a band project than any of the solo things I've done before."

Also known for being a prolific visual artist, Langford designed all the artwork for Here Be Monsters himself, including individual designs for each track that will be showcased on separate inserts in the CD and in a collage on the LP jacket. "This album really brings the art and the songs together – a chicken/egg which came first situation. The songs are very visual and in some cases came directly from the paintings," continued Langford. "Star maps, strange creatures, sympathetic monsters, monsters we have created – the little poem at the top of the album is all about that."
Paul Cary (3:45) - (Set time: 3:45 PM)
Paul Cary (3:45)
Paul Cary, formerly of the Horrors-In The Red Records, has ventured out on his own. A little wiser, a little more jaded, but always a rocker. Half recorded by Mike Lust at Fantom Manor and half by Johnathan Crawford in their practice space at Clown Town. Like Mr. Cary's previous work Ghost of a Man is a lo-fi garage rock gem. Not to be missed.
Rabble Rabble - (Set time: 3:00 PM)
Rabble Rabble
Rabble Rabble is a psych punk band that hails from Chicago, IL. Their sound, developed over the course of the past four years, has grown in to a contemporary take on psychedelic rock. The band creates a complex layering of sound rich with blues undertones and frenetic guitar play.
Waco Brothers - (Set time: 10:30 PM)
Waco Brothers
The Waco Brothers have been standing at the corner of punk urgency and Three-Chords-And-The-Truth country for 20 years now. They started at a time when it was deemed patently absurd to mix the two types of music, but the Wacos knew the score; they are different sides of the same coin, the personal wrapped in the political. And instead of travelling calculated creative boulevards during their career, the Waco Brothers have explored dark alleys and winding gravel paths through nine releases, all with the headlights off and the pedal to the metal, worrying (or not worrying) about end results later. With a body of work known for the indelicate and raucous, this may be their most deliberate and punchy yet—no one’s more dangerous than a man with nothing to lose. The title can be read two different ways, after all.


The Waco Brothers have played SXSW every year since 1953 and can usually be found randomly colliding with each other onstage or at their office; Guero's on South Congress
Kids These Days - (Set time: 9:00 PM)
Kids These Days
Kids These Days comes from Chicago but their music comes from everywhere. With three horns, a rapper, a blues-rock trio and a female singer, KTD blends a wide range of influences -- hip-hop, jazz, soul, blues, and classic rock -- into a unique, fresh sound that breaks boundaries while honoring America’s musical heritage.
Venue Information:
The Hideout
1354 W. Wabansia Ave
Chicago, IL, 60642
http://www.hideoutchicago.com