December Flesh Hungry Dog Show
On Friday, December 10, Flesh Hungry Dog Show is pleased to present another fun-filled installment of the Flesh Hungry Dog Show. What's on tap? Good old fashioned rock and roll, a little bit of the sexy-sexy, and gobs and gobs of fun!
Bands include Brooklyn indie rockers The Sleeptalkers, the all female power pop band The Wanton Looks, and punk-electronica-classical-gypsy fusion band The Spooky Q's. Hosted by Chicago rock impresario Gary Airedale, the show will also feature "Bag of Fun" prize giveaways from The Pleasure Chest, and special guest performers from Girlie-Q Burlesque and DJ Sky.
Founding guitarist of The Redwalls, Andrew Langer, left the band in the fall of 2008 to write and record his first body of material, while forming his own band, The Sleeptalkers. "I grew up with those guys" says Langer of his former Redwalls band-mates, " The band was our childhood dream. It was a fun and exciting experience for a while, but as my musical taste grew outside of that bubble, it became apparent that I wanted to move in a different direction."
In early September of 2008, Langer drove to Waterloo Studios in the small town of Kent, Ohio to record his debut album with producer Todd Tobias (Guided by Voices / Robert Pollard). With Tobias playing bass and longtime friend, Jordan Kozer, on drums, the record was recorded and mixed in 8 days. "I've been a fan of the work that Todd has done on the Pollard and GBV albums" say's Langer, "those albums are such a big influence on my music. It occurred to me to ask Todd to play on the album since I didn't yet have a bass player. He agreed and it turned out even better than I had hoped."
The Wanton Looks
Bad-girl harmonies (think Shangri-La's) meet fuzzed-up guitar and relentless tempos. Sure it's been done countless times before, but when it's done well – with fizzy hooks and towering sing-along choruses – who can complain? "Electromagnetic Force" is aptly named, "Demons" stomps like Motorhead, the first chord on "Worst Side of Me" sounds like a bomb detonating. -Greg Kot, Chicago Tribune
Here is an older bio for The Wanton Looks if the above isn't long enough, and you need to pad it a bit.
The Wanton Looks are an all female power-pop band from Chicago. They will rock and roll you into a sweet sweat with their fuzzy massive sounds, catchy choruses, and sheer energy of enjoyment. Compared to the Buzzcocks and The Runaways these girls are tough and lovely. You won't know who you want to watch more but let's just say that you won't ignore the drummer for a change.
The Spooky Qs
In 2007, after splintering off from the 9 piece band Mom Said Go, Jack Cofer, Ondine Quinn, and Seith Miller came together and formed the Spooky Qs. After watching a drum machine-assisted version of the Qs at a bowling alley, Chris Oaks expressed interest in joining the band and it was a perfect fit. "Each one of us brings different musical tastes and experiences to the table and I think it definitely shows," Oaks said about the sound of the band. The Spooky Qs indeed play quite a unique set that has a knack for taking the audience through a range of emotions.
The Spooky Qs began working on their first EP, entitled Winterband which was released June 6th, 2009. Linking classic pop melodies, punk aggressiveness, electronic flourishes, classical and gypsy strings, the four members create a patchwork style that is strikingly unique yet accessible. Key influences of the band include: Jeff Buckely, Sonic Youth, Talking Heads, Frank Zappa, Jane's Addiction, Joy Division, Sleater-Kinney, Depeche Mode, Rasputina, PJ Harvey, The Beatles, Riot Grrrl music, and Yeah Yeah Yeahs.
6406 N. Clark St.
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|