My Brawlroom Valentine
By Tankboy in Arts & Entertainment on May 6, 2008 8:17PM
We hate the Aragon Ballroom as a live amplifier-driven music venue. Hate, hate, hate. The acoustics are awful, the sight lines suck, and the place hasn't been worth stepping inside since they got rid of the buckets of beer after that Sonic Youth / Public Enemy show we were at that ended up in a riot.
However, we might have to force ourselves to step into the concert hall from hell now that we hear My Bloody Valentine is playing there for their Chicago stop on September 27. On the plus side, since the sound already comes at attendees in thunderous washes of feedback it should fit Kevin Shields and company's volume needs quite nicely. Too bad we won't be able to make heads or tails of which song is which as sounds crash into each other in all the wrong ways. Tickets go on sale Saturday.